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12 Basket Bags That Make The Transition From Summer To Fall

Basket bags are the perfect summer beach-trip accessory, but don’t pack your favorite tote away when the weather gets cooler. These 12 basket bags can make the transition from the dog days of summer to when the leaves change and temperatures drop.

Zara Raffia Bucket Bag

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We might be saying goodbye to those sand-filled days on the beach, but this sand-colored bucket bag from Zara is definitely helping to ease our summer-ending woes. Choose between using it as a handbag or slinging it over your shoulder to flawlessly complete any outfit.

To buy: Zara Raffia Bucket Bag, Zara, $15.99

Photo: Zara

Cult Gaia Acrylic Ark Bag

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If you know anything about basket bags at all, you are probably fully aware of the oh-so-popular Cult Gaia purse that has definitely gained a following large enough to help it live up to it’s name. Stand out from the crowd with this tortoise design interpretation that can take you from day to night with ease.

To buy: Cult Gaia Large Bamboo Ark Bag (In Tortoise), Cult Gaia, $278

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Posse Roundie Bag


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Handwoven in a village called Tenganan in Bali, Indonesia, this ’70s-inspired bag will dress up any outfit, day or night. The boho-chic vibes combined with the practicality of the bag make for the perfect fall transition piece.

To buy: Posse 70S Roundie Bag, Posse, $94

Photo: Posse

Blackwell Vintage Woven Tote


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There’s almost too much to love in regard to this oversize wicker tote. The size and sturdy leather handles make it possible to fit everything you need for a long day, and the woven neutral wicker keeps it chic and versatile enough to go with any outfit, any season .


To buy: Blackwell Vintage Vintage Woven Tote, Etsy, $200

Photo: Etsy

Prada Small Flowers Basket Bag

Neiman Marcus

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Pair a simple, minimalistic outfit with a bold basket bag like this flower appliquéd one from Prada. The price tag might seem steep, but a bag that’s this cute, sturdy, and trend-setting all in one? That’s priceless.

To buy: Prada Small Flowers Raffia Basket Bag, Neiman Marcus, $1,730

Photo: Neiman Marcus

Large Lucena Shopper Basket


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We have officially found your everyday, go-to purse in this casual straw handbag. The round shape and soft leather straps make it an all-around superb way to add a bit of simplicity and freshness to any autumn look.

To buy: Madewell indigo&lavender Large Lucena Shopper Basket, Madewell, $60

Photo: Madewell

Loeffler Randall Cruise Tote

 Loeffler Randall

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A monotone bag can be the perfect way to help your summer wardrobe transition into fall. Fun and whimsical details ensure that this shoulder satchel will never fail to show off your personality.

To buy: Loeffler Randall Cruise Tote, Loeffler Randall, $350

Photo: Loeffler Randall

MUR Lifestyle French Market Basket

 MUR Lifestyle

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Take advantage of the picture-perfect summer-to-fall weather and pack a picnic for you and some friends in this Moroccan-made basket tote. We’re totally convinced that a more ideal bag for your Saturday activities doesn’t actually exist.

To buy: MUR Lifestyle French Market Basket, MUR Lifestyle, $65

Photo: MUR Lifestyle

Sup Jellies Retro Jelly Basket Bag

Lisa Says Gah

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Not only is this lightweight basket idea for adding a pop of color and interest into our fall wardrobe, but it’s made from 100 percent recyclable plastic, too. And with a $24 pricetag, that means it’s easy on both the environment and your wallet (which fits perfectly inside!).

To buy: Sup Jellies Retro Jelly Basket Bag, Lisa Says Gah, $24

Photo: Lisa Says Gah

Perrin Paris Le Petit Panier

Orchard Mile

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If you’re looking to go more elegant in your basket bag approach, this suave and stylish option is for you. The aesthetic leather design and detachable/adjustable shoulder strap option makes it a tasteful choice to accompany you to your next high-profile event.


To buy: Perrin Paris Le Petit Panier, Orchard Mile, $1,200

Photo: Orchard Mile

J.Crew Dragon Diffusion


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Take a walk on the wild side, and mix up your handbag collection with a funky design, like this Dragon Diffusion tote from J.Crew. The multi-colored print will let you keep your outfit simple and clean while still standing out.

To buy: J.Crew Dragon Diffusion, J.Crew, $249.99

Photo: J.Crew

Betsey Johnson Basket Case Small Shoulder Bag


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Fall means that it’s finally time to bring out our favorite pair of dark wash jeans again. Pair them with your favorite heels and this gorgeous, embellished shoulder bag by Betsey Johnson, and you’ll have a look that will make you forget any heartache you had about summer’s inevitable end.

To buy: Betsey Johnson Basket Case Small Shoulder Bag, Macy’s, $64.80

Photo: Macy’s

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