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13 Stylish Lunch Boxes to Make Packing Your Meals the Best Part of Your Day

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Whether you’re trying to save money, have dietary restrictions that require you to make your own food, or just prefer the taste of a home-cooked meals, a stylish-but-affordable adult lunch box is just what you need.

But finding one that’s not made for kids or isn’t boring can be quite the challenge, to say the least! Lucky for you, we’ve rounded up several that will satisfy any budget or style without coming across as childish to your coworkers.

What to Look for in an Adult Lunch Box

When you’re looking for a lunch bag for adults, you’ll not only need to find one that can transport your meal, be it hot or cold, without leaking the contents all over your best work pants, you’ll need something you’re not embarrassed to be seen carrying by your professional colleagues.

Other nice-to-haves? Plastic or BPA-free models ($13.95, Amazon) that you won’t feel weird about putting your food in, ones that offer separate containers for foods you don’t want to touch (no soggy hummus all over our chips prior to consumption, please), and roomy versions that will double as totes ($14.95, Amazon).

Once you have a grown-up bag you feel good about carrying, you can stop “accidentally forgetting” to eat that salad you packed, saving you money on eating out and getting you back on the healthy-eating bandwagon. Just think: For every meal you make at home, that’s a few extra dollars you can spend on more important things — like your children’s college fund, your retirement, and treats for yourself (hello, new shoes!). Keep scrolling to see FIRST for Women’s picks for the best adult lunch box!

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