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10 Pop Culture Totes from 2016’s Biggest Headlines

We’re only two and a half months into 2016, and there’s already been enough pop culture drama to fill an entire burn book. From Leo finally winning an Oscar to Kim Kardashian’s naked selfie (AKA her second attempt to break the Internet), let’s just say we’re pretty sure 2016 is going to be a year to remember. But for the true pop culture junkie, it isn’t enough to just retweet this year’s biggest pop culture moments. Not to worry, we’ve got you covered. These 10 mega-convenient and versatile tote bags are branded with 2016’s biggest headlines to date and will definitely keep your favorite stories #trending IRL.


1. Vic Matos Leonardo DiCaprio and His Oscar Tote ($20): It finally happened: Our fave Titanic heartthrob won his first Oscar. And the well-deserved Oscar for most fabulous tote definitely goes to this stunner, by Brazilian designer Vic Matos.

Hello Adele Tote

2. Cup of Sarcasm Adele and Lionel Hello Tote Bag ($22): We almost feel sorry for how many times Adele was asked about a potential Lionel Richie collab on the Oscars red carpet… But then again, it would kind of be the most amazing thing to ever happen, right?

If I Were a Karsashian Tote

3. Disfor If I Were a Kardashian Tote Bag ($20): From Kylie’s newest Puma ad to Kim K’s Internet-breaking nude bathroom selfie, it’s seems like America’s fave reality family will definitely be in for a fair few headlines this year — making this cheeky tote a sure-fire win.

David Bowie Tote

4. Banana Almighty David Bowie Tote ($21): Pay tribute to one of the greats we tragically lost this year with this beautiful tote by Portuguese designer Banana Almighty.

Hot Tote Bag

5. Mauro Gatti Sole Organic Tote Bag ($19): After waiting decades for his Oscar win, our main man Leo spent his coveted moments talking about taking care of dear ol’ earthy. With this February breaking the worldwide temperature record, we can definitely see why global warming awareness will be trending all of 2016.

C3P0 Tote Bag

6. Tierra C3PO Tote Bag ($15): Although Star Wars technically came out in 2015, this mega blockbuster was a total hit this year — and you’ll be rocking this tote all the way to December 2017 when we get even more Jedi action.

Contains Hot Sauce Tote

7. Human Contains Hot Sauce Tote ($29): Let’s be honest, we’d do just about anything to be a little more like Bey — including carrying around this adorable tote, filled to the brim with them habañeros, of course.

Deadpool Tote

8. Tierra Deadpool Organic Tote Bag ($20): With a record-crushing $300 million worldwide weekend debut, it’s pretty safe to say Ryan Reynolds’ newest R-rated superhero is totally tote-worthy.

Hogwarts Alumni Tote

9. Human Hogwarts Alumni Crest Tote ($29): The Potters are going back to Hogwarts?! This February, JK Rowling announced that the eighth book in the Harry Potter series will be released in paperback on July 31st — making this Hogwarts alumni tote perfect for all of us OG Potterheads.

Oscars So White Tote

10. Sploshftw Tokenism at Its Finest Tote Bags ($20): With the lack of racial diversity highlighted prominently at the 88th Academy Awards, Chris Rock definitely had to get his opening monologue right this time around. Show you’re in the know with this mint green graphic tote.

Which 2016 pop culture headline would you like to become your next fashion accessory? Tweet us your picks by mentioning @BritandCo.

Alright, folks. We've officially made it to fall. And if you haven't already started switching out your decor (as long as it's ready by Friendsgiving, right?) you still have time to do so. Draw inspiration from this round-up of new home products that includes harvest-inspired candles, cozy linens and textiles, and a v. practical piece of furniture. One scroll through these, and you'll have all the motivation you need to transition the seasons. Scroll on to start shopping.

Prism x LOREM Collection ($96+): Calling all Cali babes. The popular Long Beach boutique, Prism, announced a boho-fabulous collab with home decor line, LOREM, that we can't get enough of. Shop everything from plant hangers (eight options, to be exact) to artwork, all inspired by the very colorful vibes of the brands. If you were looking for a cheery way to tide you through winter, this. is. it!

Floyd Mattress (Price TBD): Fans of the cult-favorite Detroit-based brand will love their latest launch debuting on October 29. The highly-coveted Floyd Mattress will have the same made-to-last design and superior comfort as their other furnishings, tailored perfectly to fit the line's in-demand bed frame. Additional details for the mattress include a breathable foam material, highly-mobile packaging, and a low-profile design to secure your best night's sleep yet. Check back on the last week of the month to get one for yourself.

Dims 'Composed Vanity' ($595): Small space? No problem! Direct-to-consumer brand, Dims, is giving you a quick and stylish solution to your storage needs with their newest item that doubles as both a desk and vanity. The functional piece is made with non-toxic, chemical-free materials and can be assembled in seven minutes or less. Throw in four sleek shades to choose from, and this may just be your best purchase of 2019 yet!

Saatchi Art x The Citizenry Holiday Collection ($225+): Get ready to deck your walls this holiday season. Saatchi Art partnered with The Citizenry in a one-of-a-kind collection that features a curation of art across styles. Explore everything from modern to abstract creations in a selection so stunning, it's bound to spark a conversation at your next gathering.

NEST Spiced Orange & Clove Collection ($16+): If you haven't experienced the addicting aromas of the beloved NEST fragrance brand, this is the perfect time to get on board! The label recently released their latest scent — spiced orange & clove — just in time for all your gatherings. Inhale festive notes of orange pomander, spiced brandy, cinnamon, and gingered honey across their suite of candles and diffusers to bring all the good vibes to your home.

Bloomingdales x RiLEY Home ($19+): RiLEY Home gets millennials. So they teamed up with Bloomingdales to make shopping their selection more attainable than ever. Now, you can get in on long-lasting, luxurious staples like flannel sheets, bedding, printed throws, premium pet beds, and more, by shopping online and in-stores at the department store. (Trust us: These dream goods are ones you're going to be *glad* you stocked-up on.)

Italic Serene Towels ($12+): The luxury brand that prides itself on using the *same* factories namesake brands (like Calvin Klein and Lacoste) use, but without the price tag behind them, brings you a new product for fall. Treat yourself to Italic's ultra-soft towel set spun from fluffy, 100% Australian cotton, in a convenient set of six. Consider it the perfect indulgence after a long soak in the tub on a cozy FNI (Friday night in)!

Hyascent x Neiman Marcus ($169): 'Tis the season for a delightfully scented home. Warm your abode with scents like bourbon joy, cheeky rose and more in a unique diffuser that doubles more as decor than a fragrance-inducer. Fresh off the (online) shelves of Neiman Marcus, explore nine scents that last up to six months in a specialized hourglass holder. (Shhh! Your friends will never know the secret of why your place smells so darn good!)