That holds true for your summer bag game, too-if you could call Birkin’s wicker basket a “Bag,” that is.
Instead of a ladylike tote or clutch, she famously carried her belongings in a petite basket she more than likely picked up at a seaside market.
We’re thinking it might be the chic summer accessory you never knew you needed.
Finding a great summer bag is already difficult: When it’s 85 degrees and humid, anything with hardware is out of the question, and even a soft leather hobo can feel cumbersome.
In lieu of throwing your things in the canvas tote you got as a gift with purchase, a basket bag is light, airy, and charmingly functional.
You can spring for a designer version from Saint Laurent or Hunting Season, or score a vintage one on Etsy for under $30. Find 13 of our favorite options in the slideshow above.