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Wardrobe Staple: The Straw Bag

As much as I love all my black bags (and I’m still on the lookout for more, very sad,), as soon as spring and sunny days start rolling in, my favorite black bags sometimes seem…so heavy. I purchased a huge Moroccan straw tote as a beach bag last year, and liked it so much that now I’ve been thinking about a smaller version to carry all summer. Like this one:

For several months I thought my straw bag interest was my own organically generated obsession,  but in reality I must have been incepted by Ines de la Fressange because while re-reading Parisian Chic, I came across this little snippet.

IDLF Straw

And after that, I started on Googling rampage, looking for photos of chic women with their straw bags. Some of my favorites, starting with Olivia Palermo.

OP Straw

Rachel Bilson (yes, her’s is Chanel. But still! It’s straw/raffia). Continue Reading