Summer is about everything floral, flowy, bright, sunny, and earthy. Your wardrobe is probably looking a lot like it’s all set for that upcoming trip to beach or a casual stroll in the city, too – or may be not. An outfit, though, will never be complete without accessories that are both stylish and functional.
If you’ve been actively scrolling through your Instagram feed the past few weeks, you might have noticed that a lot of fashion, beauty, or lifestyle influencers are sporting this light brown, circular sling bag for their summer outfits. It goes with literally any outfit and yes, you can cop ’em, too, for your own OOTD goals this season.
Here are some woven bags that will level up your summer outfits:
1. Odon Handbag (Aranaz)
When a brand is almost 20 years old, you know you’re only going to get quality products. Aranaz, a native bag brand by Becky Aranaz and daughters Amina and Rosanna, oozes with enough luxury and style to be featured in global fashion titles such as Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. Their Odon Handbag, designed with bright red insect ornaments, will make you want to chill poolside. Pair it with a maroon jumpsuit and you’re good to go. Available online and in stores.
2. Delilah in Multicolored (Elinora)
Why, why, why haven’t you purchased Delilah in Multicolored yet? The beautiful floral accent design reminds us of flowers that were left to dry up in a book (Brave Heart, anyone?). We’d pair this with a plain white or nude, flowy dress with our trustee slip-on for a stroll in the beach. Their bag designs, however, come in limited stocks so it’s better to order the bag that you like right away. Stocks run out fast, too, so click on that shopping cart button ASAP! Available online.
3. Manille Bag (Style Cat)
Style Cat’s Manille bag lets you live life in full bloom everywhere you go as its accent design is the (unofficial) summer flora, the sunflower. This is a fully line bag with tassel and gold hardware features. It also has a detachable chocolate brown leatherette sling for when your hands are too busy to carry a bag. We love how the Manille bag makes any outfit summer-ready, like a dark blue, satin polka dot dress. Available online.
4. Mail Atta (The Penny Worth Shop)
Woven bags remain stylish no matter the shape, like the Mail Atta. A fashionable version of a mail man’s bag, the Mail Atta is made of dried ata grass from the forests of Bali, Indonesia. The material is both moisture resistant and durable so there’s no way that this bag will fall apart. This is perfect for a laid back day (which is all of summer, really) when you feel like wearing a simple pair of denim jeans and a plain white shirt. Available online and in stores.
5. Abella Handbag (Babe About Town)
The new Abella handbag boasts functionality with its design. It’s spacious enough to fit more things than you usually carry around like an extra power bank or even a water bottle. This is obviously a must-have in your out-of-town trip with friends or family, but we can picture this in an office desk, too! Ditch the blazer and go for a kimono cardigan, instead, to bring sunshine to your workplace. Available online.
6. (Kera and Co.)
You can never go wrong with a woven clutch on a night out at the beach (or even a fancy hotel). This Luna clutch (both in copper and in beige) is something we would pair with a little black dress in a black tie event or a white, floral dress in a beach party. If you’re having a difficult time to pick just one (like us), might as well buy both of these artisan pieces. Available online.
7. Malia bag (Ademar Manila)
We always knew that brown and orange go well together and the Malia bag is one perfect example. Not only is this bag pretty, its prints and patterns also make for a fun piece to carry out in the sun. Pair this with a white or nude number and flats for an effortless Boho look.