Basket bags are no longer just for the beach—they're now a city essential too. A quick scroll on Instagram will confirm that for the forth year running, raffia and wooden beach bags are the most-liked accessories, and they aren't just for summer. You'd be forgiven for thinking that the basket-bag trend was exhausted in 2018; however, Loewe has confirmed that they'll be staying put for another 12 months thanks to the brand's cult-status raffia tote. Now though, there's even more iterations of the coveted arm-candy.
Whether you want a playfully embellished basket or a wide-brim bag you can take with you on your weekly shop, we've found the styles that are being carried by of all of your favourite Instagrammers. So if you're on the hunt for the perfect basket bag, look no further. Scroll to shop our edit of the best basket bags to carry in 2019, neatly categorised into the top trends.
Often deemed too casual for more formal occasions, basket bags have been given a fancy overhaul with the addition of gems and jewels. Le Niné's baskets are still somewhat under the radar, but we think they're poised to go big incredibly soon.
Moving away from the structured top-handle picnic basket, market bags are fast becoming the influencer arm candy of choice. Designed to be roomy enough to fit your entire weekly shop, it also doubles up as the perfect weekender tote.