05/16/2012 08:25 am ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Basket Bag: 8 Woven Purses Perfect For Warm Summer Nights (PHOTOS)

Inspired by al fresco dining, basket weave handbags have been on our minds as of late. Whether you use them for your wallet and lipstick or wine and cheese, for a stroll in the park or a night out under the stars, this look is both rustic and refined.

During the day, a basket weave bag that mixes in touches of neon or metal hardware is the perfect way to make your whole ensemble pop. For evening, try accessorizing your evening wear with a playful straw or wicker clutch.

Any way you choose to wear the trend, it's one chic and sturdy piece that's definitely worth investing in. Below, check out our eight favorite basket weave bags perfect for picnics and beyond.

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