Whether or not you use them to store your citrus fruit is up to you
If you're sick of weird, impractical bag trends: don't worry, fall is just around the corner, and everything gets a lot more solid and neutral in fall. If you're down for a little more fun and impracticality before a deep freeze descends on us all (or just on me, a year-round resident of New York, unfortunately), then I'm here to point out something you may have already picked up on a little bit: mesh, net and macramé bags are having a moment among the internet's stylish inhabitants, mostly on Instagram.
As noted at The Cut, a lot of influencers and designers are styling the most extreme of these accessory looks with only a trio of oranges inside, which is an aesthetic idea not particularly useful to anyone whose daily activities extend beyond providing the snacks at halftime of a youth soccer game.
As handbag designers often do, though, the look has been adjusted in a couple key ways to make it a little more user-friendly. If you love the look and want to spend a little bit of money on the trend, we'd recommend choosing a version that has a leather lining or leather insert. On the other end of the price spectrum, we found the look's grocery bag inspo at three for $13, which is virtually indistinguishable from a number of the more expensive options. In the middle, well, take a look below.
Ana Macramé Mini Clutch
$88 via Anthropologie
Caterina Bertini Woven Shoulder Bag
$195 via Shopbop
Cleobella Finbar Tote
$118 via Anthropologie
Ecohip Reusable Grocery Bags
$13 for 3 via Amazon
Elizabeth and James Alfonso Macramé Tote
$145 via Net-a-Porter
Hereu Xarxa Tote
$520 via Net-a-Porter
Loeffler Randall Adrienne Macramé and Leather Tote
$295 via Net-a-Porter
Nannacay Fishnet Tote
$200 via Net-a-Porter
Sensi Studio Macrame Straw Bucket Bag
$216 via Shopbop
Sophie Anderson Striped Macramé Shoulder Bag
$255 via Net-a-Porter
STAUD Moreau Tote
$375 via Net-a-Porter
Vetements Granny Mesh Tote
$1,796 via mytheresa.com
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