Remember the basket bag a.k.a the OG ‘Birkin‘ bag popularised by Jane Birkin in the ’60s a.k.a the popular summer bag for the past two years? If you’re seeing less of it these days, it’s probably because there is a new contender for a must-have summer bag that is popping up at almost every fashion house right now.
Meet the raffia bag, an equally retro woven style popular in the hippy era that is crafted from a namesake straw-like material derived from the palm tree. The latter does not only means designs come with a practical lightweight quality it also means your bag will always passes the tropical holiday vibe check no matter where you are.
Scroll on for an idea of what we mean.