The Basket Bag Yay or Nay?

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The basket bag is starting to have a moment. Alexa Chung was recently spotted out and about rocking a Chanel basket bag, the ultimate it girl it just may be time to sit up and take notice of this emerging trend. I remember my grandmother had a bag just like this, and I also remember how silly my sister and I thought it was, we use to look at it and giggle. We could’t imagine that anyone would actually use it as a handbag. Well fast forward a couple decades and suddenly this bag doesn’t seem quite so silly any more. No, it has not caught on as well as say the quilted cross body bag but I think we will be seeing more of this smart stylish accessory. Would you do the basket bag? Do you own one? If not would you consider purchasing a basket bag, or this a little too trendy for you?

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24 Comments
  • The Fashion Folks
    July 20, 2016

    I love the basket bag, or perhaps not love, but I like it. And as you, I remember my grandmother wearing one too. They do still have a rather dusty/old vibe to them, but they are still rather charming! Xx

    http://www.thefashionfolks.com

  • Jackie
    July 20, 2016

    It all depends on the shape like the Dolce & Gabbana and Kate Spade

  • Katie
    July 20, 2016

    I reeeeeeeeally want to love it…but I think I’m more of a nay at the minute. It just reminds me off my gran…eeek!

    Katie xx β™₯ lacoconoire.com

  • Rowena
    July 20, 2016

    I do think basket bags look cool but I tend to very practical when it comes to handbags so I’ll just have to admire them on other people πŸ™‚

  • Shybiker
    July 20, 2016

    I think it’s cute.

  • Eye Feel Shady
    July 20, 2016

    Totally #YAY. I love the design and it’s the perfect time for it. I feel like it is timeless. Thanks greatly for sharing and enjoy our 20% OFF CODE: SHADY20 of a pair of cool sunnies.

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  • Taylor
    July 20, 2016

    These have definitely been growing on me, but not sure I could pull one off!
    xo.
    http://www.itswhatsin.com

  • Akaleistar
    July 21, 2016

    I got a basket bag from Target years ago, and it’s really cute, but it didn’t age that well. I like the retro vibe though πŸ™‚

  • Kelsey Rose
    July 21, 2016

    I really do like this! Perhaps it’s because I’m a lover of picnics…

    Kelsey
    http://www.kelsey-rose.com

  • Ashley
    July 21, 2016

    I’m kinda digging this trend- very retro! I say yay. πŸ™‚

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

  • Shireen L. Platt
    July 21, 2016

    I think it’s really cool for a fashion blogger or a fashionista but not for everyday people like me. I think people will look at me funny and ask if I’m going for a picnic….

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

  • Mercy
    July 21, 2016

    I only like the one from Kate Spade, perhaps because it’s pink and doesn’t look so much of a basket πŸ™‚ But I like this kind of trend alert post, well done.

    http://www.busyandfab.com

  • Emmy
    July 21, 2016

    This is a big yay for me! I’ve always thought it’s such a cool bag to carry in the summer, you know? Mind you…since I’m more of “torn jeans and shirt” kinda gal, it doesn’t go well with most of my outfits, but I still like:)

  • yuka
    July 21, 2016

    Yess! I love it! I have yet to find the perfect one for me but the search continues!

    http://www.prettyinleather.net

  • Bianca
    July 21, 2016

    Amazing post, I really loved!
    Thanks for sharing πŸ˜‰
    – Bianca Unhas

  • Christine
    July 21, 2016

    I think it’s cute, and a unique accessory for spring or summer!

  • Denise
    July 21, 2016

    I had kind of a blog crash, but thankfully things are solved now! So it’s good to be back and read about the basket bag – I loved the ones you showed here! I do have some, but I use in a room decor, but why not, I can well wear them πŸ™‚ I liked the style very much! Hope you have a great day!
    DenisesPlanet.com

  • sepatuholig
    July 22, 2016

    Its a yay… there is always something for somethin’!!!
    http://sepatuholig.blogspot.com
    Instagram @grace_njio

  • Elle
    July 22, 2016

    Count me as yes. I love the basket bacg and I have several. My favorites are by Hermes and Mark cross . Also love the Pom Pom trimmed one s by mar y sol.
    Enjoy the weekend!

  • FASHION TALES
    July 22, 2016

    I agree with “Fashion Folks” comment, I like ti ,b ut not love. Although, I actually have a vintage basket bag that my mum gave me—I loved it, but just don’t wear it often for some reason. <3
    FASHION TALES

  • Missy May
    July 22, 2016

    It depends how it looks, Alicia. I don’t owe one, but I don’t mind at all.
    Have a good weekend! πŸ™‚

    http://missymayification.blogspot.co.uk

  • Jessica Luxe
    July 24, 2016

    SO much yay! I’m obsessed with these and straw hats – and I already have a straw hat so a woven basket bag is next on my list <3

    BLOG | BLOGLOVIN’

  • Wildfire Charm
    July 24, 2016

    Basket bags are beautiful! I’ve always loved them and it’s so awesome that they’re on trend now. My favourite style is the Dolce & Gabbana one x

    http://www.wildfirecharm.com

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