The Ashley Maria Blog: Best Straw Bags

Monday, April 30, 2018

Best Straw Bags

Trends.. they come and go. If we are lucky they stick around for two years so we can get wear out of said trend!

I can remember growing up the straw purse was a thing. My mom had one, actually fairly similar to some of the styles today; and she got me a smaller one to match hers. Flash forward to just a few years ago and the trend was back. I remember I had to have this Michael Kors straw and leather clutch when it came out. I was just out of college, my student loans were starting to kick in and I was working in retail (with not the best pay). I needed this clutch like I needed a hole in my head, but I of course purchased it. I couldn't fit hardly anything in it. I can guarantee I would not be able to fit my phone in there today (I have an iPhone 8 plus) let alone all the baggage I carry when Joey is with me! I think I maybe used it a handful of times and then it sat. Which is where it is now, on top of a closet in a box. 

Anyway, before my rant started I was talking about trends. I fully believe in following trends.. I mean I am a lifestyle blogger, so it kinda comes with the territory! But I also believe in not spending an arm and a leg! If I want to grab something that I don't foresee myself using a lot that's trendy, I will shop around and try to find a bargain.  

Today I'm sharing with you some budget friendly options if you wanna jump on the straw bag trend yourself!

1. Gap
2. Walmart
3. H&M
4. Amazon
5. DSW
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