If you’re one of those women who pack for a three-day weekend like you’re preparing for a zombie apocalypse, it’s time to pull it together, sister. You know you don’t need five steamer trunks to travel two hours north just to lay out on the beach in a bikini. For quick getaways, rely on one compact weekender bag to carry all your essentials. And by “essentials,” we don’t mean the entire box set of The Office. After all, isn’t the whole point of a vacation to lighten up, let down your hair and get the hell out of Dodge?
Shop the gallery above for the 18 best weekender bags for all your summer travels.