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7 Bags To Buy If You Want To Elevate The Basket Bag Trend

What's in a bag? To some, it may be a utilitarian piece mostly reserved for storing all their essentials, while to some, it is considered a prized accessory made to complement one's outfit—a prized possession so to speak. Whatever your reason for choosing the bag you end up using, one thing's for sure—we women love bags and we know we can't live without them! While our trusty leather totes are here to last a lifetime, some bag trends fascinate us, and we just can't help but give in! One trend we've seen on style stars and celebs alike are basket bags—those wooden, rattan, or woven totes and round satchels that go perfectly well with the resort-inspired clothing trends we've had these past seasons.



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The Cult Gaia Mini Gaia's Ark bag, one of the most iconic basket bags to be found on the feeds of top fashion bloggers, fashion influencers, and celebrities


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The basket bag trend can be considered a trendy yet classic piece for its ability to blend well with everyday wear and resortwear alike, so it's safe to say investing in one won't be a waste. This season though, the trendy basket bags we've come to love gets upgraded with beautiful materials, new shapes, and way more unexpected styles worthy of our attention. We say it's time to level up, and switch to a new basket bag for your next fashion moment. Here are our best bets:





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The Del Duca beaded basket bag hails from Argentina, and is rightfully one of today's most coveted bags. Their colorfully beaded and handmade clutches and basket bags can be found on the likes of Alexa Chung, proving to be a reliable fashion choice!  



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If this Shrimps basket bag does not remind you of your lola's closet, I don't know what will! These nostalgic pieces by British designer Hannah Weiland have reached cult status with fashion insiders carrying this kitschy bag. 



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While Cult Gaia's Ark bag remains to be a favorite, the brand serves us new designs to covet, and this beautiful 'Angelou' handbag is no exception. 



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ATTN: Stylish moms! Hunting Season NYC brings you their Mommy and Me Collection featuring this super chic suede and straw trunk bag that seems like the proper choice for classy ladies who know their style.



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3.1 Phillip Lim does a fresh take on its Raffia Tote via a native touch with undone edges. We imagine this beauty paired with an airy beach dress. The only thing missing? A plane ticket to our next exotic vacay!



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Go the sturdy route for those cool rope bags we've been seeing in the market via this Staud Clothing handbag. We love the juxtaposition of leather and something as simple as rope to create such a beautiful bag.


Carolina Santo Domingo, a brand available in the likes of Lane Crawford, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Bergdorf Goodman created the stunning Petra Mini Tote made with wicker and bamboo—two materials we're familiar with here at home!


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