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Carry On | The Best Basket Bags For Your Next Summer Escape

Coastal cool from sand to street.

Synonymous with the start of summer, the humble basket bag is an accessory that has truly stood the test of time. Conjuring wanderlust for languid days by the sea and the coastal glamour of the French Riviera, this enduring item has earned its place in the hearts — and wardrobes — of many.


A veritable must-have with any vacation outfit, these days the quest for the right basket bag is arguably a joy to undertake, with many of the latest pieces reinvigorating the traditional style with vibrant leather accents, bold stitching and unexpected fringing to great effect.


Searching for one to make your own? Explore the Aje Edit of the best basket bags for a chic summer getaway.

The Timeless Tote

Crafted from sustainably sourced paper straw, this spacious tote is the ultimate vacation companion. Easy to carry with plenty of room for all your beach-going essentials, the elegant leather panel finished with exaggerated stitching adds a modern touch to a timeless classic.

The Colourful Carrier

For those who favour a pop of colour, look no further than this mini market bag with its vibrant leather outer and bold whipstitched accents. Available in variations of both fuchsia and yellow, this sustainably sourced straw design is one to take you from the beach to the street.

The Big Beach Bag

Adding an air of luxe bohemia to any ensemble, this raffia tote makes for the perfect addition to floaty linen pieces and swinging summer dresses. Soft and spacious enough to comfortably contain your holiday must-haves, consider it a classic to carry you through for summers to come.

The Market Mini

Small in stature, big on style, this mini market bag delivers raw beauty with refined practicality. Produced from sustainable raffia with a leather center panel, it’s well-suited to accompany you on walks along the coast and wherever your day may lead.

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