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The Best Grown Up Lunch Boxes You’ll Want to Bring to Work

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iStock_000070073995_MediumMost people know the benefits of bringing your lunch to work.

We’ve read numerous reports about how bringing your lunch to work is not only healthier but also more economical. A 2012 report cited that the average American worker spends almost $15 per week on coffee. But I am not here to count your coins. In fact, the only thing I am here to do is inspire you to brown bag it simply because the lunch box has evolved. Gone are the days of cartoon themed lunchboxes featuring Dora, the Explorer or images of Alvin and The Chipmunks!

Today’s lunch boxes are stylish, chic, and in some cases, smart. With one of these lunch boxes below, you won’t mind doing meal prep for the upcoming week.

Here are five cool lunch boxes you’ll love to fill with last night’s leftovers.

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1. FoodSkin Flexible Lunchbox $28.59 – The perfect lunch box for the sandwich lover in your life. If you have no need for chips, cookies, or even an apple, then the Foodskin Flexible Lunchbox is a great choice. The lunchbox’s silicone skin helps your food keep its shape until you’re ready to devour your meal!

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2. Lunch Pot $22 – If the Foodskin Flexible lunch box isn’t really your fancy, then how about a lunch pot complete with a spork and carry strap, you know for those pop-up lunch meetings at the park!

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3. If you’re in the market for a lunch box a little bit more minimal and nondescript, look no further. This reusable, waxed canvas lunch bag is a charmer! (Price: Brown Waxed Canvas – $24, Stripped Waxed Canvas – $24)

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4. Want something a little more traditional, and dare I say customizable? The Lakeland lunch box (£9.99; $15) might be right up your alley. This leak-proof lunch box allows you to adjust the set-up depending on your dish for the day. It also comes with a snap-in fork and two removable inner containers.

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5. Nothing says luxury like a product made to order. This insulated lunch bag by Etsy seller ‘Carried Away Bags‘ ($26.00) promises to keep hot foods hot, and cold foods cold.  This lunch bag is not only reusable but it also comes with an inside pocket for small, sweet treats for your loved one, or yourself!