They offer it every summer as a trend of the moment but in reality the straw bag has never gone out of fashion and for years has been an essential accessory during the summer. Whether a model shopper, handbag, mini bag or basket these typical hand-woven bags characterize the best looks mainly in the seaside resorts. The only novelty, perhaps, is the recent customs clearance as a city bag. It is no coincidence that in fact now they are seen everywhere even in outfits street style from which to take inspiration is not then a very wrong idea.
Straw bags, a 50-year-old fashion trend
In the summer I think it is the very concept of the stock exchange that changes in our minds. It does not matter if we are on holiday really or not, we want something fresh, light, often colorful. Capable in some way to make us feel free from the duties of winter. From Forte dei Marmi, Capri to Saint Tropez, as well as in every holiday resort, you can see straw bags sticking out in any material, color and shape in the hands of every woman with a minimum of eye for fashion, but without giving up that timeless good taste. The best ones to buy? No, not those of the big brands, but those made by hand and found in small shops and markets characteristic of the coolest villages. And do you know who was the first woman to use a straw basket in the life of all groups? Precisely her, the French actress Jane Birkin, who created Hermès with the iconic bag bearing her name. The 1970s were running and since then, as now, the straw bag has never seen dark moments. It does not need to set trends, it has always been a summer must have for the unmissable.
How to wear a straw bag
Knowing how to match the straw bag may be necessary for all those who do not want to give up the right accessory at the right time. There is not much to say, they combine with everything and based on your outfit you just need to be careful to choose the right size. Obviously with an evening look a huge beach-style shopper does not suit at all. That said, however, a fundamental rule that should not be underestimated. Remember that they are allowed only and exclusively from the end of May to the end of September. Banned in mountain resorts and during cold seasons. As for everything we must be able to have the right view of use and context. Finally, whether you prefer it small, big, round, square, rigid, soft, colored, neutral, structured or with leather inserts and even pom pom, use it without fear. But now, as always, no more talk and let’s be inspired by a small selection of the best looks with straw bags that I saw on the net. Which model do you prefer?