On the hunt for the perfect basket bag? Take this stylish and affordable accessory to the streets with our round-up of best basket bags this season.
It-bags are usually big ticket items, and that’s why we’re thrilled that the trend of 2017 is the ultra affordable basket bag. Hey, if it’s good enough for Jane Birkin, we’re all here for it. Versatile and practical, the basket bag has been seen on in every iteration on pretty much every fashion blogger over the summer, and since it’s basically warm weather all-year round here in the Big Durian, we’re hoping that this affordable trend is one that will not go away. We’ve rounded up our favourite local brands where you can snap up a basket bag for a stylish weekender or for a perfect addition to your vacation wardrobe on your next trip to Bali. Here’s where to get your hands on the perfect basket bag in Jakarta.
If you like your accessories with a little whimsy and personality, then Amaru’s cute line of straw bags are just the thing for you. The bags are embellished with colourful tassels, pompoms or, our personal favourite, lashes and lips – you can even get them personalized with your name! Makes for a perfect bridesmaids gift as well, don’t you think?
Amaru Indonesia, Wijaya Grand Centre, Blok F 46-47, Jl. Dharmawangsa Raya, South Jakarta. p. +62 811 163 2980.
SADHU is a local boutique selling crafts that support local artisans from around the Indonesian archipelago. We’ve got our eye on their cute Crocodile Pandan Bag, a bucket bag made out of 100% woven pandan and adorned with a kitschy beaded crocodile on each end of its handles.
Crocodile Pandan Bag by SADHU is available online or through their Instagram shop.
Sagemaya’s line of handcrafted rattan bags from Bali are a classic holiday wardrobe staple that are great for housing all your essentials. Whether you’re going to the market or spending the day at the beach, we love Sagemaya’s hand-held totes for a perfectly weekend-ready bohemian look. Since they’re so affordable, why not go a little crazy and collect them all?
Sagemaya is available through their Instagram shop or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kerokoo first jumped onto the Instagram-verse with their tres cute mommy-and-me matching swimwear. This quickly expanded to of-the-moment summer accessories like straw bags of all shapes and sizes. Though we love them all, we have to say that kerokoo’s versatile bucket bag has all the makings to instantly make any outfit interesting. Style it with a printed scarf for a pop of colour.
kerokoo is available through their Instagram shop.
If you’re on the hunt for the perfect basket bag, look no further. These round wicker baskets may have been on your favourite bloggers’ Instagram feeds all summer long, but we know where it came from first. Bali Rotan’s basket bags come in all shapes, sizes and colours, so we’re betting you can snap one up that will suit your style perfectly.
Bali Rotan is available online through Tokopedia.