13 Sophisticated Lunch Boxes for Adults Who Are All Grown Up

13 Sophisticated Lunch Boxes for Adults Who Are All Grown Up

Get that back-to-school feeling, without all the homework.

Whether you’re heading back into the office this fall, or stocking up on storage for upcoming picnics, tote your lunch in style with these stylish alternatives to the classic brown paper bag.

Picnic Time Two-Tiered Insulated Lunch Tote
America’s next top lunchbox. Lunchbox, but then make it fashion. And voilà: You get this gorgeous little number that looks good no matter where you’re toting it around. Naturally, it’s got a smart design, with an insulated cooler on bottom and a dry compartment on top.
Calpak Insulated Lunch Bag
Everything you need—and so much more. Our Insulated Lunch Bag keeps all your essentials fresh for quick lunch breaks from work or picnics with friends. This reusable waterproof lunch bag features a wipeable interior for easy cleanliness multiple pockets inside and out for maximum organization.
Ekobo Bento Lunch Box & Cutlery Set
Bento brilliant.  One of the cleverest (and best-looking) ways to ditch those plastic bags and keep lunch ready for take-off (to desk or the bus stop), this bamboo fiber bento box and cutlery friends are raring to go for sandwiches, snacks, and—perhaps a brownie or two.
Stojo 24 Oz. Box
The perfect size to grab and go, our 24 oz. box keeps you fueled anywhere. Bring leftovers to work, snacks to the park, or pack the perfect sandwich to go. Unlike plastic baggies, the Stojo Box keeps your sandwiches from smooshing and single-use bags out of landfills.
Takenaka x Topdrawer Bento Box - Double Layer
An exclusive color collaboration between Topdrawer and Takenaka, the Bento Box Double Layer is made in Japan, BPA- and lead-free, microwave and dishwasher safe, leakproof with an elastic closure.
Mepal Modern Large Bento Box
Stack and snack. It’s time to upgrade your lunch-to-go: These Dutch-designed beautiful bentos are big enough to hold a full meal’s worth of leftovers, or a pic-worthy not sad desk lunch that doesn’t leave your belly growling for more.
Modern Picnic The Luncher
A modern reinvention of the traditional lunchbox made of a premium vegan leather exterior with an insulated interior in a chic and classic silhouette.
Mepal Duo Lunch Box
Smarter desk lunches ahead. The conundrum with packing a Not Sad Desk Lunch is how to pack one without it taking up your entire backpack between the container, utensils, and any number of small jars for toppings, dressings, and the like.
Peg and Awl Canvas Lunch Bag With Note Pocket
Let’s do lunch. Brown paper bags are getting a handsome upgrade with these dynamos that kiddos and adults alike can use again and again.
ECOlunchbox Three-in-One Classic
Our Three-in-One is a three-piece nesting bento lunch box set. This nifty bento container makes it easy to pack a variety of foods and keep them all separate - and safe from squishing! Our Three-in-One is perfect packing a healthy entree and two side dishes.
Hydroflask Large Insulated Lunch Box
Lunch is an important part of every day. From quick bites on-the-go to lunch breaks in the park, it’s the meal that powers us through the rest of the day. That’s why we created the ultimate lunch box, featuring maximum insulation to keep contents cold for hours.
Red House Waxed Canvas Lunch Tote
Pack it up. When you spend time packing an excellent lunch, you should carry it in something worthy of your time and effort. This waxed canvas bag from Red House in Vermont is the stuff of our childhood lunchtime dreams.
Lékué Lunchbox & Cutlery Set
Double-decker lunch-packer. You’ll be counting down to 12 pm (or 11 am, no judgement) with this genius stackable, portable lunchtime solution. With two tiers, you can pack the salad and the sandwich. Or the salad and the salad. Or even saucy leftover curry—this baby is totally leak-proof.

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