22 eye-catching summer straw bags for confident women over 60

Woman over 60 with straw bag

Straw bags make the summer–especially if they have a bit of flair. For women over 60, a chic straw bag can turn an ordinary outfit into a stylish statement. You’ll turn heads on the beach, strolling through a country town, even at the supermarket.  We love every single one of the 22 bags on this page. How to choose from so many favorites? Scroll down and envision yourself in the Hamptons, on the Cote d’Azur, or meeting your friends for a morning coffee. Maybe you can help us decide.

Straw totle with pom poms

Handmade in Madagascar using sustainable materials, this two-tone raffia tote is trimmed in leather. $165 at Bloomingdales.

Red check straw tote bag

Sequin raffia tote

A basic straw tote gets a touch of glamour with red-sequined checkerboard pa. $168 at


pearl studded straw clutch

Anthropologie raffia pearl embellished clutch

Pretty and elegant, this straw bag adds a beautiful accent to dresses, jeans, linens, heels, sneakers–it goes with everything. $88 at Anthropologie.

Summer woven straw clutch with straps

Straw clutch handbag

Just the right size to carry a bit of money and keys. Toss it into your beach bag and you’ll be ready for any opportunity that arises. $17 on Amazon.

Silver and gold embroidered straw clutch

Berna Embroidered Palm Leaves Straw Clutch Bag

Rafé Totengco founded his namesake handbag collection in 1997 and has since expanded his line into an award-winning global accessories brand. Drawing from the eclectic mix of influences found in New York City, Rafe has earned loyal fans for its sophisticated, accessible, and functional designs. $395 at Neiman Marcus.


Straw clutch in checkered weave

Themoire Bios Weaved Straw Clutch Bag

THEMOIRè is a project born in 2019 in Milan with the aim of generating positive change for people and for the planet, with the least possible environmental impact, ethical and ecologically responsible. They plant a tree for each product sold. On sale. $273 at Neiman Marcus.

Black check straw bag

J. Crew Marseille tote in gingham straw

In a bold straw gingham check, this slightly structured, extra-polished tote is the perfect accessory for anything from lunch dates to doing errands. $138 at J.Crew


Straw handbag with ruffled tiers

Joey Ruffle Raffia Tote

Flocked with fluttering ruffles and summer-ready style, this charming tote bag is fashioned from rich woven raffia with embroidered trim. $199 at Nordstrom.


Confetti colored straw bag

This is a truly fun tote with loads of personality. Made of paper raffia. $128 at Anthropologie


Flower embroidered straw bag in summer shades

Anthropologie floral raffia handbag

This pop of color can be used for a casual afternoon outing or date night, perfect for grab-and-go and big enough to hold all the essentials.  Find it at 


Red fading to natural straw bag with leaether handles

ULLA JOHNSON Surfside leather-trimmed straw tote

Ulla Johnson’s ‘Surfside’ tote will work with a variety of summer outfits. Using traditional techniques, it’s hand-woven from lightweight straw and has smooth leather straps. $490 at net-a-porter.


Longchamp straw bag with green horse decor

 French luxury House Longchamp was founded in Paris in 1948 by Jean Cassegrain, and is still owned and run by the Cassegrain family today. Longchamp’s handbags, luggage and accessories have a worldwide reputation for craftsmanship and quality.  $206 at Neiman Marcus


Designer purple and yellow print straw handbag

Bahiba leather-trimmed woven raffia tote by Isabel Marant

Warmer weather calls for a vibrant substitute for trusted leather totes. The answer? Isabel Marant’s ‘Bahiba’ bag. Woven from raffia, it’s purple and yellow design gives it a bohemian feel. Sized to carry all your essentials, it’s perfect for commuting and weekend getaways. On Sale. $489 on Net-A-Porter.


Blue striped straw bag with tassle

This woven raffia tote is fully lined. Perfect for shopping country farmers markets. $148 at Bloomingdales

Black trimmed summer strarw bag for women over 60

Mar Y Sol for EILEEN FISHER Raffia Beach Tote

From Mar Y Sol, a straw tote bag perfect for the city or beach. Featuring a roomy interior for carrying all your essentials. Handcrafted by artisans using sustainable materials. $188 at Eileen Fisher


Vera Wang straw and orange leather bucket pag

Simply Vera Vera Wang Straw Bucket Bag

You’ll look stylish on-the-go carrying this orange-trimmed Simply Vera Vera Wang Straw bucket bag.  $59 at Kohls

Navy lime and natural straw bag with leather handles

Leather-trimmed striped raffia tote by Etro

Etro’s tote is woven from colorful, striped raffia, making it a great choice for summer days in the city or on a Greek island. It’s trimmed in supple camel leather. On sale. $474 at Net-A-Porter.

Straw bag with black striped top and tassle

Banda shopper tote

This tote fuses function with timeless appeal. Perfect for vacations and sun-filled days, it is crafted from raffia with a versatile striped woven pattern, two top handles, and a tassel embellishment. $368 at Johnny Was.

Stripes of natural and caramel colored straw totr

Altuzarra Watermill small leather-trimmed striped raffia tote.

This ‘Watermill’ bag is crafted from striped raffia with white leather trims and a laser-cut logo tag. The open top is ideal for accessing your poolside essentials. $311.50 at


Vera Wang two-toned straw bag

Simply Vera Vera Wang Straw Tote Bag

You’ll look stylish on the go carrying this two-toned straw bucket bag from Vera Wang. $79 at Kohl’s.


Straw tote bag with black faux leather trim

Summer straw tote bag

There is plenty of room for all the essentials in this mid-sized straw tote bag. Throw in a light sweater for when it cools off in the evening.  $21 on Amazon.


French straw basket

French Straw Basket with double flat leather handles, straw bag

This traditional French basket is made of 100% natural palm leaves. Two sets of vegetable-dyed leather handles make it versatile: long flat handles to use it as a shoulder bag, small handles for when you want to carry it by hand. $49 on Amazon.

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