Straw arm-candy shouldn’t be reserved solely for the beach, nor should wicker baskets only make an appearance during picnics. With these connotations however, it can make these bag styles seem more gimmick than “it bag.” While it would take a good fight to pry your leather day bag out from your talons, you may want to consider a straw alternative for Spring. Not only is it a lighter option, but it will freshen up your look for an easy, seasonal transition. To walk you through it, we’ve found the contemporary outfits that will help encourage a less twee, more trend-focused ensemble. Read on for all 25, then shop a bunch of our favorite straw bags available now.