The Style Edit – Basket Bag

In line with the categories ‘fashion and style’, this series is dedicated to focusing on a particular item and sharing either multiple ways to style it with additional recommendations or just sharing a current photo with multiple visuals around that item with similar recommendations, of course. Think fashion magazine article with a Haut twist – brief, fun, fashion, style, the edit.

The spring season is slowly approaching and a good straw bag is most definitely a wardrobe essential I’ve got my eye set on. There’s no limit with it and just like any other bag design there’s so many colours, styles and sizes to choose from. If you’re a trend follower, you would know or be aware that the straw/woven bag is not a brand new trend. It certainly isn’t and has been around much longer than you think. They’re without a doubt have moments in the fashion spotlight and is a timeless spring/summer signature must-have. If you want some designer inspiration a good old Loewe basket bag is a favourite amongst fashionistas, celebrities and bloggers for obvious reasons- practical, eye-catching and feminine. Another designer goodie is the Jacquemus woven tote bag which is a handwoven completely from straw with a contrast trim. Right now a designer favourite is from the Ines Bressand brand which is made in Marseilles atelier using braided elephant grass by locals in Ghana. I love the accentuated styles made by generous silhouettes using traditional craftsmanship.

Need more convincing? Check out an edit I did covering the various designs in depth [Read Here: Summer Bags 2020]. There’s no limit. Wear yours to a picnic, a day at the beach, a grocery stop, and anywhere else. Below is an edit of some of my personal favourite picks for this year.

MARNI MARKET – hand-woven tote bag
DRAGON DIFFUSION – santa croce small woven leather tote bag
MUUN – line woven straw tote bag
INES BRESSAND – no.22 leather handle woven grass basket bag
INES BRESSAND – mini wave small basket bag
INES BRESSAND – no.26 leather handle woven grass basket bag
INES BRESSAND – no.23 woven grass and leather shoulder bag
DRAGON DIFFUSION – triple jump large woven leather tote bag
INES BRESSAND – no.28 leather strap woven grass shoulder bag
INES BRESSAND – small woven grass and leather shoulder bag
MARNI MARKET – heart woven tote bag

These are just inspirational images I keep on file from social media platforms including Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook , MATCHESFASHION, NET-A-PORTER and from the brands site as referenced. I do not own any of these images.