How can you tell if a girl’s been to Bali in the last two years? She’s probably
carrying a basket bag. Sometimes made of raffia, sometimes straw; other times
woven with pom poms, or sewn with a gingham lining. And all the times gracing
her Instagram feed.
While the basket bag trend keeps getting stronger (even when we thought they
were nearing their ends) raffia is showing up on shoes this summer. Brands like
Proud Mary and Bronze Age mastered the art of raffia slides, and then the staples
like J.Crew, Jeffrey Campbell, and of course, Zara has brought it to the masses.
Here’s the ones you should add to your wardrobe: