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GIFTING | MY FAVORITE READILY AVAILABLE GIFT BAGS

November 14, 2020

My team and I have been curating gifts for years. Whether it be for welcome bags, bridal party gifting or supporting our corporate clients in acknowledging their associates, we know our way around a beautifully presented gift. While often we opt for custom details including hand embroidered market bags or custom teak boxes, we also have a variety of gifts we simply compliment with pretty ribbons, tags and so on. With that in mind, below are just a few of my favorite gift bags to use for at your destination weddings, your bachelorette getaway or simply to ensure those holiday gifts of yours are perfectly styled.

CLASSIC MARKET BAGS
While we usually opt to customize these little cuties, I truthfully love a simple market bag just as much. We have used these as welcome bags in Italy, Wine Country and even Mexico and they’re a hit every time. One of the things I love the most is I never notice these cuties being left behind as guests can use them for years to come. While these can be found at many sources, I’ve found Etsy to have the most variety when it comes to sizes.

Straw Market Bag

PICNIC SLING
If we’re giving a smaller gift or only edible items, I absolutely adore these sweet Picnic Slings. They’re wonderful for a preppy, Southern wedding or girls trip to somewhere like Napa or Ojai. They’re available at a variety of online stores, but I found this one at PUBLIC.

Picnic Sling from PUBLIC

PICNIC SLING
If we’re giving a smaller gift or only edible items, I absolutely adore these sweet Picnic Slings. They’re wonderful for a preppy, Southern wedding or girls trip to somewhere like Napa or Ojai. They’re available at a variety of online stores, but I found this one at PUBLIC.

COTTON NET BAGS
If you’ve been around me for half a second, you already know I love anything French and these cotton net bags are no exception. They’re so charming and show off beautifully packaged items perfectly. I love using these bags when designing a wedding in the countryside or for my couples who are a bit more socially conscious as these lovely bags are as eco friendly as they come. I personally love the Flax color that June Home Supply sells but they are easy to find in a variety of sources including Amazon who has them in the classic vintage white color.

Cotton Net Bag in Flax from June Home Supply

 

Cotton Mesh Bags from Amazon

APOLIS MARKET BAGS
I love these bags because they are a more gender neutral option and everyone tends to love them. The leather handles make the bag feel extra special and Apolis has made it super easy to customize these lil goodies. I personally prefer the Petite Market Bag for welcome or personal gifts because they don’t take as much to fill and still look great. I also find them more functional overall which means recipients are likely to keep the bag that much longer.

Petite Market Bag in Natural from Apolis

BEACH INSPIRED MARKET BAGS
If it’s not already obvious, I love a straw bag. They’re effortless, versatile and gifts look beautiful in them. This beauty from Mer-Sea is perfect for a welcome gift for your wedding in Cape Cod, a weekend away with your girls in Miami or a beautifully presented gift bag filled with beachy favorites like Turkish towels, sunblock and more.

Medina Market Basket from Mer-Sea

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