Best Basket Bags

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We haven’t used a handbag for months, but soon we will! Start anew with a basket on your arm – these are our new-season favourites.

Theses sunny yellow leather straps are adjustable in length so you can either carry in your hand or sling over a shoulder, £375 from Loewe

This Vanessa Bruno raffia tote is generously roomy, £230 from La Redoute:

We love Rouje’s new-season bags featuring pretty floral embroidery like this Alek bag with mimosa, £145 from Rouje

You can’t help but smile. Donkey basket, £450 from Anya Hindmarch

Straw London has a lovely selection of vintage and new baskets like this extra large basket made by Maison Bengal, a fair trade social enterprise that provides some of the poorest people in Bangladesh with a decent wage. £125 from Straw London

The Molly pineapple bag is made for holidays, £70 from Boden

Knotted top-handle clutch, £350 from Rejina Pyo

A smart basket with a zipped inner lining to keep valuables safe, £35.99 from Mango

1955 horsebit leather and raffia basket bag, £2200 from Gucci

Black and raffia are a great match again in this hand-woven Mini Caba straw tote, £116 (was £145) from Muuñ

Smart black piping edges this Holkam straw shopper, £70 from Jigsaw

Take this Marcie mini raffia basket bag anywhere, £400 from Chloe

A classic straw shopper, £79 from The White Company

Uri Rosa basket, £295 from TOAST

We love this citrusy tangerine-orange hobo bag, £25 from M&S

— Daisy Allsup
31st March 2021