8 picks that spotlight the warm-weather fabric
Strong, durable, and biodegradable, raffia is a versatile and trending fabric made from palms. Designers like Tod’s and Moncler are using it to create sporty accessories that will take you from the city to the beach. Here, seven picks to wear this season.
Souer Straw Striped Tote Bag
Give your canvas weekend bag a rest and opt for this chic striped one from French sister duo, Souer. This handmade tote has an open top and sturdy handle, great for trips to the farmer’s market.
Clergerie Sybille Sneakers
These men's high-top sneakers can transform a simple black t-shirt and trousers combination into an edgy, season-appropriate look.
Helen Kaminski Leather & Raffia Visor
Update the classic visor with this leather version. It’s perfect for modernizing your tennis or golf wardrobe.
Ranjana Khan Earrings
Pair these statement silk, crystal, and raffia earrings with a white maxi dress for special occasions or with jeans, a tank, and slides for a more casual take.
Tod’s Gomma Leather Sneaker
This shoe features an espadrille-style raffia sole and striped laces to ensure a snug fit for running around town. Wear it with denim shorts and a pinstripe blouse for a relaxed yet put together look.
Fendi Small Shoulder Bag
Natural raffia and bohemian fringe edges give this handbag a warm-weather makeover, while a magnetic snap closure and a sturdy suede lining ensures it's a practical investment.
Upgrade your flip-flops with these sleek white leather sandals. Pair with a mid-length skirt for city days and a swimsuit and cover-up for the beach.
CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN RAFFIA LOAFER
Modeled after babouches, or traditional Moroccan slippers, these elegant backless slides are summer’s version of the men’s close-healed loafer.