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The straw bag argument

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Carrying a straw bag in autumn is just as nonsensical as wearing a Christmas jumper at the height of spring. With summer nearing its end, these final few weeks of August might be the only time you have left this year to embrace straw bags without looking peculiar. If you want one, that is. Straw bags have long been a signifier of holidays – the earthy accompaniment to a large mojito and a ridiculous pair of sunglasses – but even if what was once a trip abroad is now more likely to be a staycation, they’re no less desirable. We’ve gathered our favourites here:


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