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Sport bags used to be as uninspired as the average workout. Now the tote that carries the accoutrements of an athlete’s life — workout clothes, towel, tennis shoes — is letting its true colors shine through. Why feel blue about hitting the gym when your bag can do that for you?

BODHI canvas duffel with turquoise cowhide shoulder strap and trim. $398; (212) 888-6288, www.shop.bodhibags.net

ETRO striped cotton sport bag. $1,040; (212) 317-9096, www.etro.com

GUCCI navy leather duffel with silver metal hardware. $2,390; (877) 482-2430, www.gucci.com