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 trend for yourself? Here are the good-for-your-bank-balance bags you can shop right now:
Turtle Bags String Bag, £5, Arket
Matisse blue cotton string bag, £12, Conran Shop
Not On The Highstreet
String shopping bag, £6.50, notonthehighstreet.com
String shopper tote bag, £12, Urban Outfitters
Benny string shopper bag, £22, Topshop
Rock n Rose
Savannah string shopping bag, £14, Rock n Rose