Looking for a lunchbox with a little life in it? We’ve got you covered with some of the coolest, most colorful, and fashion-forward lunch boxes you can buy.
You don’t have to be Billy Madison (or a child to enjoy) a cool new lunch box, but the prospect of heading back to school for a brand new year of learning and crustless PB&Js surely makes the purchase all the more exciting. In honor of back-to-school (sorry, kids!) we’ve rounded up some of our favorite lunch boxes, all of which have gotten quite the upgrade from the ol’ wrinkled paper bag or thin plastic Ninja Turtles/My Little Pony number we were accustomed to as kids.
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From high-tech and modern to clever and nostalgic, there’s literally a lunch carrier for every preference and personality. Check them out below.
For the Artsy Type
Oh, look at all the pretty colors! We never thought our lunch bag would like it came straight from the Museum of Modern Art, but we’re certainly not complaining. Sometimes food can be a work of art. Buy Now
For the Organized-Minded
Also for the Art Deco lover, these cute, colorful bento-style lunchboxes are perfect for adults or kids who want to keep their foods organized. They’re insulated and can keep your food hot or cold—choose from a variety of fun color combos and check our Marie Kondo’s bento box guide for some lunchtime inspiration! Buy Now
For the “Star Wars” Fan
For the Minimalist
For the Whimsical
For the Fashionista
For the Minions Fan (or the Just Generally Over It)
We’re not particularly obsessed with Minions, but we are obsessed with this Minion-shaped lunch box. This is exactly the face we make when our lunch hour is delayed because of a late meeting.Buy Now
For the Retro Rock Fan
It’s an inarguable fact that The Beatles are one of the best bands of all time. It’s also an inarguable fact that a drum-shaped lunch tin is an amazing thing. Combine two great things for a product that will have everyone envious. Buy Now
For the Kawaii-Committed
This adorable Panda is actually a stackable bento box! The different compartments easily separate your different foods, which is perfect for picky eaters who don’t like things to touch. Buy Now
For the Practical
This lunch bag is perfect for any practical-minded person. There is freezable gel built into it, which means you can skip the ice pack. Simply leave this lunch bag in the freezer overnight and you’re good to go! The (other) best part: It comes in an array of colors and patterns to suit every aesthetic, from avowed minimalists to unicorn lovers. Buy Now
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