The Best Basket Bags


I don’t know why I’m suddenly all about the basket bags (or wicker/jute/straw, whatever you want to call them), especially given they’ve been around since what feels like the beginning of time, but it finally happened and I’m totally embracing it. It all started with a small addition from Zara, but since then I’ve build quite the collection, with my favourites being a little harder to find. The above circular bag is from a little store on tidy street in Brighton (though there are similar but pricier one’s here and WAY pricier one’s here) for a whole £25 – so much cheaper than most I’ve seen! I would say this one is my favourite by far, but I recently purchased a new addition… My little round bag from Etsy, another round bag, but with a darker tone and not quite as spacious. It looks super cute with all my summer dresses and is great for a more casual occasion where my bright orange mini Mulberry doesn’t feel as appropriate.

Then there’s the “everything and the kitchen sink option, this one was a gift so I’m not entirely sure where my exact one is from, but there are similar items in the shop section below! This one is my favourite for days out and picnics where I need to carry a lot of stuff. I mean let’s face it I mostly fill it with food… But they also make great accessories for your home when not in use – sometimes mine houses cushions or blankets, and sometimes my floordrobe migrates in to it and looks like a cute mess in the corner instead of on the floor. Totally timeless and multi-purpose!



  1. Marta G. (A Bilingual Baby)
    12 Jul 2017 / 4:10 pm

    They're so perfect for the summer! I think I'll buy this one by Women's Secret
    Best regards from Barna,

  2. Kate Lately
    12 Jul 2017 / 4:20 pm

    So cute! I might just have to hop on this trend!

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  3. FlareAForte
    12 Jul 2017 / 5:35 pm

    Saw that bag from etsy I think of one of your vlogs! Love it!

  4. Lauren Rose
    12 Jul 2017 / 8:57 pm

    LOVE this post, did one super similar recently with my collection and some amazing high street finds!!

    Lauren Rose:

  5. Bye Bye Berlin Hello NYC
    12 Jul 2017 / 9:12 pm

    So IN this summer…

  6. Chloe Harriet
    12 Jul 2017 / 9:25 pm

    Oh I have been after a basket bag for ages now, so I think I may end up treating myself to one of these! Thank you, this is really helpful 🙂 x

  7. Liliana Ferreira
    12 Jul 2017 / 9:42 pm

    Mine is too similar to the one in the first picture.
    I'm in love with these bags.

  8. Julia
    12 Jul 2017 / 11:12 pm

    I love basket bags, they have a vintage feel to it which I enjoy incorporating into outfits! Also I really like basket bags with bright pompoms. Pompoms are great haha. Your selection is great and varied, thank you!

    Julia x
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    13 Jul 2017 / 3:28 am

    these are so cute!

  10. Neeltje | Thoughts in Style
    13 Jul 2017 / 10:09 am

    Basket bags are so adorable for summer!

  11. sopharsogood
    13 Jul 2017 / 10:30 am

    I love basket bags – I picked up my first one from Zara a couple of weeks ago and since then I've been quite obsessed! Really would like one of the bigger ones soon, in particular the large circular one at the top of this post…but you're right, all the ones I've seen have been pretty expensive. Maybe on payday!
    Sophie xxx

  12. Heather McKnight
    13 Jul 2017 / 10:37 am

    I am so in love with these bags at the moment, I'm just yet to find one I'm 100% happy with! This one looks stunning though!

    Heather, Heather McKnight

  13. Sara Chergui
    13 Jul 2017 / 12:45 pm

    These are looking so pretty ! Got one myself and I love it !


  14. Lisa Autumn
    13 Jul 2017 / 12:46 pm

    Such a cute look!

    xx Lisa |

  15. thatsellen
    14 Jul 2017 / 2:29 pm

    I really need a basket bag in my life, need to check these ones out! Thanks for sharing 🙂

    Ellen x | thatsellen

  16. What Mum Loves
    14 Jul 2017 / 4:55 pm

    i am obsessed with basket bags!The one with pink pompoms looks like it ad delicious grapes attached to it 🙂

  17. Ellenor Marie
    14 Jul 2017 / 9:28 pm

    I need a basket bag in my life!

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    15 Jul 2017 / 9:55 am

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    17 Jul 2017 / 11:25 pm

    Loooove your post, thanks so much ! I really need a basket bag now haha ! Also I love your blog ♥

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  20. Emma Bought What
    19 Jul 2017 / 8:53 pm

    So many pretty bags, perfect for Summer! x

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  25. amani
    10 Jun 2018 / 10:04 pm

    I need a basket bag in my life!

  26. mandy
    06 Mar 2019 / 3:42 pm

    I hope these are still in trend this year…..I have no idea why I didn’t buy one last year but I am definitely picking up one this year!!!
    Mandy x