16 Stylish Straw Bags for the Beach and Beyond

The summer staple gets a sophisticated spin this season.

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Summer is in full swing, so why not immerse yourself in the season by treating yourself to a bag that’s made for long, lazy days in the sun? Whether you’re gearing up for a vacation in some far-off destination or just channeling a bit of Mediterranean-style joie de vivre for your daily life, any of these pieces made from straw, raffia or wicker will set the right tone. Try modern, sculptural versions by Alaia or Khaite to pair with a little black dress, or stuff an oversized tote by Saint Laurent full of picnic supplies. If you’re looking for something to take you from the beach to sunset drinks, a Bottega Veneta raffia bucket bag or a shell-embellished rainbow piece from Heimat Atlantica are the perfect companions. Here, our favorite glamorous takes on the perennial staple.

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