Wicker Handbags Embrace Spring

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It’s no secret that I love wicker handbags, purses adorned with natural caning, and rattan or straw totes for warm weather. My closet is filled with every size, shape, and color… yet every year, I somehow find a new favorite (or two).

But, this season, I am overwhelmingly drawn to tiny, tightly woven “picnic” style wicker handbags. They have such a great retro feel!

According to Collectors Weekly, “In the mid-1950s, sophisticated straw handbags appeared in southern France. Eaton Bag Company issued elegant raffia baskets, as well as trunks made of black-lacquered straw closed with a gilded lock and key. Elizabeth Arden even created a high-fashion take on a shrimp basket, outfitted with a compass in 1956.”

Affordable options are plentiful. Try the charming Patricia Nash Spring Basket Style Wicker Bag at Dillards, the Romina Wicker Crossbody Bag or the Ava Bamboo Handle Wicker Handbag / Satchel, both available at J. McLaughlin. Enjoy!

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