We love straw bags for their easy, summery vibe.
And this season they’re not just for lugging towels and swimsuits to the beach. Designers used straw for everything from oversized bucket bags to structured clutches, so you can carry them morning, noon and night. Here are some of our favorites.
Pretty petals in vivid colors are perfect for sandy boardwalks and city sidewalks alike. This bag comes in several garden hues and is made from sustainably harvested materials from Madagascar; sales support social and environmental causes there.
Guadeloupe Flower Tote, $89, Mar Y Sol
The classic Tory bag gets the straw treatment, so you can haul everything from a pair of flip flops to your beach read to your laptop.
Straw Tory Tote, $255, Tory Burch
Straw’s not just for day—pair a woven wicker clutch with your best party dress for breezy summer bashes.
Straw Studios Paige Clutch, $78, Lori’s Shoes
Just because it’s straw doesn’t mean it has to be beige. Grab a bag with some colorful trim to offset flaxen sea grass.
Marc by Marc Jacobs Rosa Preppy Straw Tote, on sale for $119, Neiman Marcus
If you’re nervous about dressing in stripes, get in on the trend with this graphic bucket bag.
Lawn Party Large Straw Tote, $345, Kate Spade
Python piping gives an edge to a preppy basket weave.
Coach Python Straw Natalie Tote, $398, Nordstrom
Ladylike feels fresh with a small structured straw purse with a chain strap and leather accents.
Leather & Straw Small Lady Bag, $128, Ann Taylor
Switch up your traditional messenger for one with a raffia flap.
Top Handle Satchel, $59.90, Express