Where woven bags of summers past have boasted cute, structured shapes, these open-weave totes exude a more laissez-faire attitude that screams "I just came from the beach" even if the only change of scenery you've enjoyed in the past month has been a visit to the local grocery store. That's not to say they are boring. Details like knotting, crochet and fringe provide artisanal flair. The roomier tote silhouettes may not boast (finicky) picnic-tops or (uncomfortable) structured handles like the baskets of yore, but you won't miss those features once you see the saturated hues and thoughtful designs on offer.
Here are some selected pieces of Bauble Buy, which you might not want to miss.
The cultural significance of baskets as objects of both decoration and utility," challenging a group of artisans to weave their own interpretations. Designed with the same level of care and attention to detail, this tote is crafted from sturdy criss-cross straw.
Fashion Tip: These bags can be matched with a beautiful gown on beach side.
The bag is a stunning summer tote bag and the perfect size for hitting the town or the beach and the weekend with.
Beyond providing newness, it points out alluring merit of the wider weave that it functions differently.
Fashion Tip: If you are going for picnic then this is best to show your trendy style.
Short top handles
Bauble Buy's juxtaposed a medium and wide gauge weave to add character to a shrunken top-handle tote. The classic natural woven into an exaggerated tote silhouette with short top handles.
Fashion Tip: This style is polished enough to wear to the office paired with a poplin shirt dress or fluid suiting.
The slouchy version of an open-weave tote features intricate crochet and an exaggerated fringe trim. The ornate detail makes these a bag that can take even the most simple ensemble into head-turning territory, without giving the air of looking like you tried.
Whether you choose a simple iteration or one of the more elaborate styles, the beauty of these totes is their relaxed and unstudied appeal. Worn with a minimal ensemble, they can comfortably take the spotlight, but paired with a more maximalist look, they can easily play second fiddle.
These bags are collapsible, and when you carry it, it is light and malleable.