This new-season string bag will cost you less than your daily Pret

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Billie Bhatia

This humble household item is the new ‘it’ bag…

Ever dreamed of living in a world where buying an ‘it’ bag also meant you could pay your rent and not survive off a diet of reduced Itsu for the rest of the month? Well, the string shopping bags that your parents used to pack with groceries (and you occasionally used to transport dirty sports kit to and from school) is the latest must-have item. 

No, this is not a drill: it is, as fashion likes to say, ‘a thing’.

Don’t believe us? Here are some of our favourite women giving us good (read: great) string shopping bag inspiration…

Tempted to try the string bag trend for yourself? Here are the good-for-your-bank-balance string shopping bags you can shop right now:


Turtle Bags String Bag | Arket

Turtle Bags String Bag, £5, Arket

Conran Shop 

Matisse blue cotton string bag

Matisse blue cotton string bag, £12, Conran Shop

Not On The Highstreet 

Not On The High Street String shopping bag

String shopping bag, £6.50,

Urban Outfitters 

Urban Outfitters Pink String Bag

String shopper tote bag, £12, Urban Outfitters 


Red String Bag | Topshop bags

Benny string shopper bag, £22, Topshop

Rock n Rose 

Savannah string shopping bag | Rock & Rose

Savannah string shopping bag, £14, Rock n Rose

Images: Instagram 


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