It’s safe to say that the accessory of the summer is a straw bag. From the streetstyle to your Instagram feed, fashionistas are swapping designer bags for a wicker version this season. Why? Because nothing says easy summer style like a cute dress, freckles and a straw bag in hand.

So my first stop in Mallorca? Find a straw bag! And where else to do it than one of Palma’s oldest basketries?

The shop Mimbreria Vidal is a family business,  and apparently one of the last remaining in Palma. On the shelves you’ll find everything from bags and hats to lamps, mats and chairs – in other words, they are straw experts.

I went for a small version just big enough to fit a camera and a sunscreen, and I’m already loving it.


Mimbreria Vidal, Carrer dels Hostals 4, Palma de Mallorca.

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