Finally, it’s time to relax and pull out your summer closet (if you haven’t done so already). Whether you’re upgrading your work bag for the season or planning a vacation to the beach, woven totes embody that bohemian summer vibe we’ve been craving. Popular for their lightweight feel and natural beauty, woven totes are ideal for beach outings, picnics, or casual walks around town, providing plenty of room for all your summer essentials.

Whether you’re looking for a classic raffia style for a beach vacation or a sturdy leather style that can prop up your laptop on the way to work, many materials allow for a handcrafted look – no matter the destination. Whatever your preference, there’s a woven tote that will complement your closet and make your summer outings more stylish.

From compact basket totes for impromptu getaways to oversized weekend bags for those who carry everything but the kitchen sink, these options ensure the perfect fit for every occasion. To get you started, I’ve narrowed down a variety of the best woven totes based on size, style, and material so you can embrace the spirit of summer as soon as possible.

Marni woven boxy basket bag

A colorful, fun and playful miniature basket bag is basically neutral for summer. Go ahead, prove me wrong!

Colors: 8 available

Material: polypropylene

Size: H: 6.5 inches; W: 7 inches; D: 4.75 inches

Gucci Small Straw Tote

To ensure you get the best dress code reputation at the beach club, opt for a designer tote like this one, which comes with bold seafoam-colored handles and a stained Plexiglas “Gucci” logo, just for fun.

Colors: Beige, Light Green

Material: Natural Woven Straw

Size: H: 8.8 inches; W: 10.2 inches; D: 7.1 inches

De Mellier London Capri Hotel

DeMellier’s Capri tote bag is understated yet stylish, handcrafted by artisan women in Madagascar from natural raffia and cowhide to create the ultimate high-quality combination.

Colors: khaki, black, natural

Material: natural raffia, cowhide

Size: H: 10.6 inches; W: 14 inches; D, 5.5 inches

Tory Burch Small Ella Handmade Crochet Tote Bag

Crochet shoes are one of the most popular shoe styles this summer, so why not get a handbag to match?

Color: Natural, Samba, Rose, Black, White

Material: papyrus raffia

Size: H: 10.4 inches; W: 13.4 inches; D: 4.7 inches

Cult Gaia Idalia Straw Weekend Bag

Love the straw look but want the structure and security of your favorite work tote?This tote from Cult Gaia features a fully lined interior and zipper closure, trimmed with leather welt and handles. It’s also perfect for a quick overnight weekend getaway.

Color: Natural

Material: Cotton, Leather

Size: H: 10.5 inches; W: 21.2 inches; D: 7.9 inches

Banana Republic Paper Straw Shopper Tote Bag

A classic papyrus tote with leather handles perfectly balances casual-chic style.

Colors: Olive, Black, Tobacco

Material: paper, synthetic leather

Size: H: 15.5 inches; W: 19 inches; D: 5.5 inches

Naghedi St. Barths Medium Tote Bag Patterned Geography

Interwoven beach tones enhance the character of this neoprene bag, offering style and a durable yet lightweight design, perfect for travel and work.

Color: Taos, Athena

Material: Neoprene

Size: H: 9.5 inches; W: 17 inches; D: 7 inches

Clare V L’Été handbag

Weekend anticipation already peaked? So have I!

Color: green, tan

Material: Cotton

Size: H: 13 inches; W: 19 inches; D: 6 inches

Staud Large Raffia Moon Tote

If you’re feeling a little bored with your current handbag collection, why not change things up with a different shape? This Staud tote even comes with a leather base for added structure and is available for easy purchase on Amazon Prime.

Colors: Natural, Tan

Materials: raffia, leather

Size: H: 7.75 inches; W: 15.75 inches; D: 4.75 inches

Loeffler Randall Angelo Wood Woven Leather Tote Bag

This open weave leather tote is just the quintessential bohemian summer bag you’ve been looking for.

Color: Wood

Material: 100% buffalo leather

Size: H: 12 inches; W: 14.5 inches; D: 6 inches

JINMANXUE vegan leather hand-woven tote bag

Splashes of color won’t hurt anyone, especially in the summer!

Colors: 45 choices

Material: vegan leather

Size: H: 12.59 inches; W: 15.74 inches; D: 5.9 inches

Melie Bianco Victoria Medium Recycled Vegan Tote Bag

If you need another reason to buy a new handbag, then this one will fit seamlessly into the season. Great value for the money!

Colors: black, tan, taupe, bone

Material: recycled vegan leather

Size: height: 11 inches; width: 17 inches; depth: 2 inches

AAKS Oroo Oak bag

This AAKS bag has us dreaming of a tropical vacation.

Color: Multi-color

Material: raffia, leather, linen

Size: H: 16.5 inches; W: 15.7 inches

Stella McCartney 3chain Tote Bag Eco Woven Raffia

While woven bags typically lean toward the casual side of the spectrum, this Stella McCartney-designed bag features two-tone chain detailing that easily switches from day to night with ease, making it a versatile favorite.

Colors: Natural/Gold/Silver

Materials: Viscose, Cotton, Polyamide, Polyurethane, Polyester

Size: H: 14.2 inches; W: 14.6 inches; D: 3.5 inches

MZ Wallace Medium Woven Box Tote Bag

Enjoy the convenience of freeing up your hands for adventures this summer with the MZ Wallace tote bag with crossbody strap.

Colors: 6 available

Material: REC Oxford

Size: H: 10.43 inches; W: 13.39 inches; D: 5.51 inches

Balenciaga XS Bistro Basket Tote Bag

Perfect for days when less is more, Balenciaga’s XS basket tote.

Color: pink

Material: modal, cotton, polyamide

Size: H: 16.1 inches; W: 12.6 inches; D: 5.1 inches

Coach Straw Tote

Want to follow seasonal trends and go for minimalist style at the same time? Choose black and enjoy the best of both worlds.

Color: Silver/Black

Material: Straw, fine calf leather

Size: H: 13 inches; W: 10 inches; D: 7 inches

Bottega Veneta Little Clams

Tote bag or palm leaf? The similarities between the two are striking. But don’t be fooled by its leafy appearance; this Bottega bag is made of leather and can still hold all your summer essentials.

Color: Rainforest/Seagrass

Material: Calfskin

Size: H: 9.8 inches; W: 19.7 inches; D: 5.9 inches

ALC Gia Raffia Bag

Ideal for lounging by the pool, this loose wandering bag looks great when worn over the shoulder on vacation, and has the same loose structure as a tote bag.

Colors: Palm Desert, Cinnamon Rust, Rio, Black, Spice/Rio

Material: Raffia

Size: H: 18.5 inches; W: 18 inches

Dragon Diffusion Nantucket Large Woven Leather Tote Bag

Whether you want to embrace the carefree spirit of the season or carry all the essentials with you on your summer travels, this bag has all you need.

Color: Cream

Material: buffalo leather

Size: H: 10.2 inches; W: 18.9 inches; D: 5.9 inches