We all need to remember to stay in touch with nature and what better way than to wear it. As you’ve probably seen everywhere modeled by influencers, celebrity’s, your grandma – the straw woven bag is IN and I’m all about it. I think the bag industry has been in need of a shake up and a dip into the quirky side. Whether you’re lunching in the sun or styling your favourite summer dress – the straw bag will be your best friend and it’s here to stay for the upcoming summer months.
Starting with designer, the likes of Balenciaga and Dolce & Gabbana have already spread their wings into the straw sector and they’re dreamy as ever. This one from Prada particularly gives me ice cream in the sun vibes and if money was no option it’d be straight in my wardrobe. The beauty of this trend is that you don’t have to stick to the status-quo; these bags range from colourful to muted, from refined and tidy to shaggy and more relaxed and yet styled with the right outfit (nearly any outfit) you’re onto a winner.
Obviously, in a dream world we’d all run to Selfridges&Co and buy this perfect Cult Gaia beauty BUT for the most of us, we are always on the hunt for the perfect bargain (or just anything cheaper than the £300+ price-tag which I’ve mentioned so far). So here are a few *wallet-friendly & to-die-for* favourites: