Spacious and easy to carry, bucket bags are as practical as they are chic – and lucky for us, they're coming back in style in a big way.
The first designer to have ever used the humble shape as a handbag was Mansur Gavriel, and since then, other labels have followed suit.
Over the years, the bag has gone through an evolution, transforming from something simple and lightweight, to a purse that comes in different materials, sizes and colours. Many of them come with both a handle and a crossbody strap, so you can wear them in a multitude of ways.
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With summer well and truly here, there's no better time to invest in a bucket bag. It's the perfect accessory to have by your side for a picnic or catch up with friends.
Our personal favourite is a bucket bag made from rattan, not just because it's durable and can withstand pretty much anything, but the minute you make a fashion accessory out of straw, it instantly turns into a summer staple.
So, after scouring the internet and scrolling for hours, these are the ones we settled on.