Boho Baskets: 9 Woven Styles That Get It Together

Whether it's keys or kiddie clutter, you need a place to stash your stuff. We rounded up nine stylish versions of the traditional woven basket, so you can take your pick of perfect places to collect your things.  

By Sarah Virginia White
Photo credit: Ten Thousand Villages
Multicolored Grass

Artisans in Bangladesh weave wild kaisa grass and strips of color into the Kaisa storage basket, $49 from Ten Thousand Villages

Photo credit: Serena and Lily
Senegalese Style

Hand-woven by artists in Africa, the large Senegalese baskets from Serena & Lily, from $68, come in a fun zig-zag pattern and three colorways (blue, pink and natural).

Photo credit: Zara Home
Rubber Receptable

Find the contemporary Chopi basket, $90, at Zara Home. The sturdy rubber-strap body is topped by a woven seagrass edge. 

 

Photo credit: Serena and Lily
Bright Bins

Woven from repurposed plastic pallet straps, the colorful Mercado baskets from Serena & Lily, $48 for two, also feature a split bamboo rim. 

Photo credit: Connected Fair Trade
Knitting Basket

I love the oval shape and cheerful yellow stripe of this African basket, $55 from Connected Fair Trade, which is handmade by women in Senegal and intended to keep all your knitting projects organized. 

Photo credit: Adaara
Multicolored Market

Handwover by artisans in Ghana, the Bolga basket from Adaara does double duty—the thick leather strap lets it take a heavy load home from the farmer's market. 

Photo credit: Baskets From Africa
Waterproof Basket

I love the quiet colors of this traditional Zulu Ukhamba basket, $220, from Baskets from Africa. The woven-grass design is made watertight by rubbing wet cornmeal inside, and when liquid is added, the coils swell to tighten the seal. 

Photo credit: Jayson Home
Black and White

The aptly-named Zebra basket, $88 from Jayson Home, is hand-woven from sisal fibers, and has sturdy shoulder straps to accompany you during a day of shopping. 

Photo credit: Crate and Barrel
Dip Dyed

The clean lines and stark colors of Crate & Barrel's Makaua baskets, from $40, add a minimalist touch while corraling your clutter. 

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