11 Beautiful Basket Bags Inspired by Loewe’s Cult Raffia Tote

The perfect beach accompaniment.

If you’re on Instagram, you’ll have found it hard to avoid seeing Loewe’s basket bag over the past few years.

The woven tote has been the summer it bag for years now, and if its recent reappearance on our Instagram feeds are anything to go by, it isn’t going anywhere fast.

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Anyone who’s anyone has their hands on this bag – including influencers Monikh, Camille Charriere, Francesca Saffari and many, many more, cementing it as one of this year’s most coveted bags yet again.

woman carrying a small loewe basket bag

The designer tote makes for the perfect spring accessory as it combines practicality with style.

It’s timeless so you’ll be able to hold onto it for a lifetime, and despite appearing as a firm cottagecore favourite on first glance, it’s also surprisingly versatile.

If however spending upwards of £300 on a bag isn’t possible for you, there’s plenty more where that came from.

Small Leather-trimmed Basket Tote Loewe

Small Leather-trimmed Basket Tote, £375, Loewe – buy now

The high street is chockablock full of basket bags that look almost identical to Loewe’s, meaning you too can get the long-lasting bag without spending hundreds.

With offerings from all the high street heroes, including H&M, Zara, Mango, we’ve found the best on the market.

Best of all? They start from just £18.

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WN’s Basket Bags Edit

Straw beach bag Etsy

Straw beach bag, from £80, Etsy – buy now

Etsy has lots of basket bag options, but this one’s pretty close to the original. The best part is instead of the brand’s logo, you get to put your name’s initial.

Straw Striped Tote Bag

Straw Striped Tote Bag, £45, M&S – buy now

Trust M&S to offer one of the most perfect basket bags on the high street. We can’t wait to wear this for picnics in the park.

The Amelie Market Basket / Hand Woven Basket with Beautiful image 0

The Amelie Market Basket, from £42, ALBERTandELIZA at Etsy – buy now

A great place to look for authentic and handmade bags is Etsy. These Amelie Market basket bags come in a variety of sizes, and they’re all handmade.

George woven basket bag, £135, Muuñ

George woven basket bag, £140, Muuñ – buy now

If you’re looking to spend a little more, try Muuñ.

The brand has crafted this woven basket bag from handwoven elephant grass, ensuring long-lasting and great quality.

Natural fiber carrycot Mango

Natural fiber carrycot, £35.99, Mango – buy now

The curved edges on this bag make it a little different to the OG, but just as cute.


Raffia basket bag, £32.99, Zara – buy now

Zara’s basket bag has canvas details, including a detachable crossbody strap for days at the beach.

Pocket Detail Beach Bag NA-KD

Pocket Detail Beach Bag, £54.95, NA-KD – buy now

Add your own stamp on the Loewe look with this pink version from NA-KD, which also comes in yellow.

Pocket Detail Beach Bag, £33.57, NA-KD

Pocket Detail Beach Bag, £54.95, NA-KD – buy now

Straw Bag, £60.12, Amazon

Straw Bag, £60.12, Amazon – buy now

Make the most of Amazon’s ultra-fast delivery with this Loewe lookalike bag.

Straw Tote Bag La Redoute

Straw Tote Bag, £54, La Redoute – buy now

If, like me, you carry your entire home in your bag, opt for a bigger option from La Redoute.

Natural fiber pocket carrycot Mango

Natural fiber pocket carrycot, £45.99, Mango – buy now

If that iconic brown panel is non-negotiable, Mango has the answer.