Small and Extra Small Storage Totes
I purchased two of the Storage Totes in Natural and Chocolate Brown for my trunk. The extra-small size (square) is for my emergency gear: flashlight/batteries; Swiss Army knife and whistle, first aid kit; RC crank radio, t.p., etc. The small size (rectangular) is for my picnic stuff: paper plates, paper towel; k/f/s, etc. I keep it stocked with the basics then add food before I go out of town. The quality is excellent and they're very attractive. They're flexible and don't slide around the trunk. The short handles work fine for my purposes. I can move them easily, but don't plan to carry them for any distance. I'm considering giving the extra-small size (it's bigger than you'd think!) for Christmas gifts filled with wrapped quick breads and goodies. They're great organizers!
October 14, 2012
Sturdy and attractive
I ordered 2 of these after reading a number of reviews. Am using them for storage in the trunk of our cars for water, dog towels, emergency blanket etc. Am thinking I should get another to keep in the house to place items in that need to go out to the car (bottles for return etc.) That way when heading out to the car, I can just grab the tote and go. They are nice and sturdy, so am expecting them to last a long time. Got the navy as it is crisp and classic looking and the bottoms don't show the dirt!
April 27, 2013
Great for shoes
I have a large and a medium size one in chocolate and use them to store my shoes in. They are great!
April 12, 2013
NOT as pictured - why all the positive reviews?
I purchased the natural and "chocolate brown" tote, size small. The tote arrived in a box pressed flat. It looks more like a crescent shaped boat or purse than the squared corner storage tote shape pictured here. After three days, I still cannot "reshape it." The chocolate color is also far lighter in color than it appeared on my Apple MacBook Pro. Very disappointed with this purchase, especially since we had the tote monogrammed. I'm absolutely baffled about all the positive reviews for this Lands' End Tote.
January 27, 2013
I love this tote! Holds duplos well :) and a lot of other things as People have mentioned. Some commented on the handles, I don't mind the short little ones with two hands, but a little longer wouldn't be bad either. A removable shoulder strap was mentioned, I would probably use that as well. What I would like to see is an option for a canvas roll-up zippered closure (lid/cover). It would be nice to be able to zip it closed for transport in the truck, say full of toys/linens/dry food for the cabin. Just a piece of canvas with a zipper that can be laid inside or rolled up at the back when open, so nothing falls out! Otherwise great storage solution, great quality, nice looking storage bins for all sorts of things!
January 14, 2013
great totes.....hold school papers and more
I purchased the "small" size - one for each of my kids, they hold a years worth of paperwork ! I put them in their bedrooms on the bottom shelf of their bookshelf. Everyday after school we take out all of the papers they come home with and lay them flat in this tote. For the school year 2011 - 2012 they held the entire years worth of papers....then in the summer I go through them and keep a few in a binder with page protectors. (I usually keep 4 or 5 pages from each subject that explain new things they are learning.) I also use these totes for toys and books. The kids use one of these for a basketball game - they put it on a chair and throw balls into it. I try to stay away form too much plastic in my home, due to the fumes that it gives off.
January 6, 2013
I have many of these and love them. I have a large one for blankets. I just reordered 6 x small ones for my RV to hold items and prevent shifting during travel. Great quality and I expect to have them for years. If you come out with news colors/ patterns/ holiday patterns I will buy more!
December 18, 2012
It is much nicer then the typical storage baskets one would normally buy.
I bought four of these storage baskets. Two large and two medium. I use the medium for hosiery and the large I plan to use for blankets. They are very stylish so I can have them on display.
December 11, 2012
Great for toys
Sturdy and good sized (medium) for extra toys that don't fit in the toy box.
November 24, 2012
Handles are too short!
This is a good looking bag/storage solution but the handles are so short that you need 2 hands - 1 to hold each handle - if you want to carry anything. I bought this for a 6 year old to carry her Barbies around but she can't carry it anywhere when it is full! This bag could be greatly improved just by adding an inch to each handle.
November 12, 2012