Style 9 stylish straw bags that look nearly identical to Prada's Raffia Totes
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We've all seen THAT Prada logo straw tote all over Instagram, with stars from to showing off their woven shoppers from the luxury brand.
As it turns out, you don't have to splash the cash to get a similar , and we've the best high street straw bags that have the same easy going summery vibe, and come in very cool colours from lilac to sunny yellow.
GET INSPIRED: Prada Raffia Tote Bag, more colours, £1,450,
Newly engaged teacher wins Friday's Most Stylish at Galway Races in a co-ord and her friend's bag
If the last two years have taught us anything it’s that there’s no time like the present to don a fabulous frock and at this year’s Galway Races, the crowd has been celebrating in style! For the first time in three years, Friday's Most Stylish, sponsored by Athlone Towncentre took place in person and entrants […]For the first time in three years, Friday's Most Stylish, sponsored by Athlone Towncentre took place in person and entrants went all out with their ensembles.
Of course, you can shop the original raffia Prada bag, made from woven raffia, for £1,450 - but we think even designer label lovers will be tempted by these chic high street options.
CELEBRITIES LOVE: Raffia Tote Bag, more colours, £1,450,
10 best affordable handbags that won't break the bank
Shop the 10 best affordable bags for summer 2022. Cheap but stylish bags at H&M, John Lewis, and Amazon. Shop woven bags, 90s-inspired crescents, oversized totes, Sex and the City-style baguettes and top handle looks. So keep on scrolling to see our top 10 best affordable - but still chic - bags from summer 2022… © Provided by Hello! best cheap bag thats affordable and stylish john lewis Ted Baker Debossed Floral Icon Bag, was £50 now £35, John Lewis SHOP NOW Add a pop of colour to any outfit with this Ted Baker tote - and at just £35, the price can’t be beat.
So check out our edit of the best straw bags for summer that are budget-friendly, in fun colours and neutrals, and also in a range of styles, from straw shoppers and totes, to crossbody looks too.
Niki Net Denim Blue Shimmer Fabric Shopper Bag, £8.50,
Bershka woven tote bag, £25.99,
Chain Handle Bags
Chain handle bags are fast becoming the chicest way to carry around all of your essentials. Once defined as a classic ladylike style, they have recently been given a more modern and cool update with the vast amounts of textures and colourways available. So whether you prefer a shoulder bag or a tote bag why not update your classic leather bag with one of our favourite styles?
Gallery: Our favourite dresses from the Ghost 50% sale (Good Housekeeping UK)
Straw shopper in white, £17.99,
String Tote, more colours, £55,
Alex Max embroidered bag, £68,
Marks & Spencer leather woven tote, £109,
Le Pliage Filet fishnet bag, more colours, £80,
Straw beach bag, more colours, £17.98,
Topshop rope string shoulder bag was £26 now £21,
Picnic outfit ideas: How to dress when eating alfresco this summer
Looking for picnic outfit ideas? This is what a fashion expert recommends for outdoor dining this summerWhether you’re meeting up with friends, spending time with your significant other, or enjoying time with your family, there’s something joyous about eating outside. And, while good food and company might be guaranteed, the weather isn’t always quite so reliable. This, coupled with the fact that you’re likely to be perched on a blanket, rather than sitting on a chair, makes choosing what to wear to a picnic that bit trickier.
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Harry Potter’s Emma Watson looks very different with a short pixie cut and micro fringe .
Emma Watson becomes Prada’s latest beauty ambassador, and makes her debut for the brand with a new short pixie haircut featuring an edgy micro fringeIt’s not yet clear if Emma has braved the chop for real or if this look is just a temporary swap from her usual style, but we do know that the pixie is for her new perfume campaign with Prada Beauty. Emma has just been unveiled as the new brand ambassador, and the image of her new look appears on Prada’s Instagram page.