What do Brigitte Bardot, Jeanne Damas, and Sabina Socol all have in common? Aside from their leading lady beauty and their mastery of the French language it’s, of course, their eclectic collection of straw bags. This French girl holy trinity has sported them all—from petite totes to larger carryall baskets—using each as an extension of their casual refinement. So, it’s no wonder that when summer comes calling, the season in which we all aimed to be plucked and primed to perfection, we reach for the stalwart straw bag to prove we’re the best versions of ourselves.
Spacious and lightweight, straw bags make us look and feel like our most idealized self. And at the end of the day, isn’t that what dressing is all about? Don’t wait for summer’s arrival to feel magnifique—below we’ve handpicked the 22 best straw bags that you can sport all year long.