To prepare for 2019, Pinterest aggregated their data to produce the ‘Pinterest 100‘ list, compiling the set of trends set to define the next 12 months.
Between the home decor themes, they also noticed a whopping spike in interest for a particular fashion trend: bamboo bags.
Get a load of this: searches for the boho staple accessory were up a gigantic 2215%. Now THAT is a trend, folks.
Interest in the bamboo bag trend can be pinpointed, almost exactly, to the release of Cult Gaia‘s famous Ark Bag:
Since then, the wooden It-piece has only gone from strength to strength. And as we continue to relish the warm weather, this beaut still has a decent amount of wear left in it.
Here we round up a handful of glorious ways to wear the bamboo bag, in addition to a range of styles to shop.
Wear it with Little House On The Prairie-style dresses:
Or to add a fashionable edge to your around-town Cons:
Pair with linen and matching wooden earrings for holiday vibes:
Or dress down a collared number with this eyec-atching pouch:
Oh yeah, and did we mention it also looks fab in those Instagram still-life pics?
I rest my case:
Here are a few to get your mitts on, at a range of different price points:
Cupola Bag, $206 (approx.) at Cult Gaia
The Betty Bag by Poolside, $270 at The Iconic
Bali Bag by Moolool, $39.99 at City Beach
Maria Amélia Bag, $104 (approx.) at La Petite Sardine