School  lunch doesn't have to be a bore, especially when it's served up in one of the 15 following bags and boxes. From lunch boxes featuring cute critters to food-separating boxes for those picky eaters, these containers are anything but ordinary. Keep clicking to find your favorite!
Gap Junior Striped Lunch Box
Chic enough that mom might want to borrow it, Gap's junior striped lunch box  ($18) comes in navy or bright pink stripes and features a removable and adjustable body strap, a zip closure with contrast grosgrain ribbon ties, and an interior name tag label.
Built NY Delancey Doggie Pack
Built NY's Delancey Doggie pack  ($25) may seem like it's all looks, but it's also superfunctional. The insulated bag has a backpack attachment, soft zipper pull perfect for small hands, and write-on name tag. The matching sandwich bag has a Velcro closure and is dishwasher-safe. The bag also comes in equally adorable kitty cat and monkey versions.
Ju-Ju-Be Fuel Cell Lunch Bag
The spacious Ju-Ju-Be  Fuel Cell lunch bag  ($25) has Thinsulate lining and is machine-washable. It's available in 14 bold, colorful designs.
Dabba Walla British Invasion Lunch Bag
Pay homage to royal baby craziness with Dabba Walla's Union Jack bag  ($30). The machine-washable bag has two inside mesh pockets and an outside back pocket, and it holds its temperature for hours.
Gap Zip Lunch Box
Gap's zip lunch bag  ($18) comes in three styles and has a detachable, adjustable body strap, a front zip closure, a silver-coated nylon lining, and an interior name tag label, a juice box holder, and an elasticized mesh pocket.
Pottery Barn Kids MacKenzie Lavender Cheetah Lunch Bags
Pottery Barn  Kids' Lavender Cheetah lunch bags  ($23) come in classic or retro styles. Straps on both designs allow them to be attached to a backpack, and both easily fit the Spencer bento box  ($17), which eliminates the need for plastic bags!
Skip Hop Fox Zoo Lunchies Insulated Lunch Bag
Just one of 16 cute animal designs in the Skip Hop Zoo Lunchies line, this happy dinosaur  ($14) has a roomy main compartment; an insulated, wipe-clean interior; and an inside mesh pocket to hold an ice pack or utensils.
Gap Kids Sequin Dot Lunch Bag
This sequined dot lunch bag  ($18) looks fun and fancy on the outside, but a padded, insulated lining and a name patch inside make it functional, too.
Wildkin Majestic Double Decker Lunch Bag
Insulated and nontoxic, Wildkin's double-decker lunch bag  ($28) has two tiers of storage to keep meals fresh. The top pouch is great for chips, fruit, and drinks, while the lower level includes a dishwasher- and microwave-safe container. A shoulder strap makes for easy carrying.
Oots Eco-Friendly Lunchbox Deluxe
Contemporary and cool, the Oots eco-friendly lunch box  ($40) has five stackable, machine-washable, microwave-safe containers (four small, one large) and a see-through lid. The box is shaped to keep a drink bottle in place under an elastic strap.
Pottery Barn Kids Mackenzie Gray Snake Lunch Bags
Pottery Barn  Kids' gray snake lunch bags  ($23) come in classic or retro styles. Both fit the matching thermos  ($20), and personalization is available for an additional $7.
Gap Graphic Lunch Bag
Gap's graphic print lunch bag  ($13) is fit for a superhero. A hook and loop closure at the folded top, insulated padding, and an interior name tag label makes it as functional as it is fun.
Aladdin Sustain Recycled & Recyclable Lunch Set
Eco-friendly and stylish, Aladdin's lunch set  ($30) is made of recycled materials and is totally recyclable itself. The leak-proof set is stackable and microwave- and dishwasher-safe.
Mimi the Sardine Lunchbug Bag
Mimi the Sardine's Lunchbug Bag  ($24) in a cool airplane print is machine-washable and -dryable. Made of eco-friendly, nontoxic fabric, the bag wipes clean and is lined with a complementary dot or stripe fabric!
Built NY Bento Sandwich Box
Built NY's bento sandwich box  ($17) is perfect for sandwich lovers. It comes with an insulated neoprene sleeve and an interior sandwich container.