On the Hunt for the Perfect Basket Bag? Call Off Your Search Right Now
Basket bags are no longer just for the beach—they're now a city summer essential too. One quick scroll on Instagram will confirm that for the second year running, raffia and wooden beach bags are the most-liked accessories of the summer. The good news is that one of your favourite high-street stores, Topshop, is now stocking a Jane Birkin–esque version for a mere £24.
Of course, there are plenty of other options available, whether you want a playfully embellished basket or a '70s-style arc-shaped bag, we've found the brands behind those styles that are being carried by of all of your favourite Instagrammers. So if you're on the hunt for the perfect basket bag, call off your search right here. Scroll below to shop our edit of the five key beach bags all over Instagram this summer, plus that Topshop bag we guarantee everyone will buy.
Nannacay Maldives Medium Pompom-Embellished Woven Raffia Tote (£150)
If you follow any fashion bloggers on Instagram, chances are you have seen this bamboo Ark bag by Cult Gaia that has lived up to its name and become a cult buy.
Another wicker basket that is all over our Instagram feeds is Australian label Posse's round bag, which is handwoven in a village called Tenganan in Bali, Indonesia, and is "smoked" over coconut husks. The design of the bag is directly inspired by a vintage bag from the '70s that the designers found in Paris. This bag is already proving to be one of the most-liked accessories of the summer.
Jane B* Basket