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10 Alternative Summer Bags That Are Anything But Another Basket Bag

It's not them, it's us. While we love the summer classic as much as the next girl, we couldn't help but wonder – can there be more to the #beachlyfe than the basket bag?

If our recent adventures in Italy – we hope you caught them on Instagram Stories! – have helped us realise anything, it is that we are a hundred and one percent ready for a season in the golden sun, cold drink in hand and the cool, salty water under our feet.

A new season also brings a shift in style perspectives, and while we still love the basket bag very, very much, we couldn’t help but wonder – said with Carrie Bradshaw’s voice in our heads – can there be more to the summer beach life than a woven, basket bag?

We’ve been through the alternative swimsuits and the new golden rules for summer dressing, and now we turn our eyes to anything but the woven basket bag. Wicker, raffia, straw, none of that. It’s not them, it’s us. Other summer essentials like tassels, stripes, ropes and crotchet though, those we keep.

Whether you’re looking for a bag to take to the seaside or to a dinner in a villa, look no further than these. And, because any and all things basket-like have been removed from their equations, you’ll take them everywhere else, too. Not a problem.

Loewe Hammock small fringed canvas and leather shoulder bag

Loewe + Paula’s Ibiza Yago leather-trimmed printed cotton-canvas backpack

Simon Miller Bonsai 15 mini leather bucket bag

Cult Gaia Angelou tasseled crochet and resin clutch

Ganni Orsay embellished chiffon pouch

Staud Britt leather and canvas bucket bag

Staud Moreau macramé and leather bucket bag

Loeffler Randall Adrienne macramé and leather tote

Alienina Woven cotton bucket bag

Cult Gaia Angelou mini tasseled woven clutch

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