dore 40275

For the Love of a Market Tote

4 months ago by

Photos Devin Doyle

I’ve never been shy about my love of a good market tote. One of my many feeble attempts at imitating the inimitable style of Jane Birkin is to wear mine all year round, regardless of weather, as she did in the 70s. If anything, being in quarantine has only reinforced this love because, well, the market is one of the few places I actually go these days.

Quarantine has not really improved my cooking or baking skills (the bread thing, despite some very sincere attempts, is not up my alley), but it has, by necessity, converted me into a more frequent grocery shopper. It’s also made me more of a minimalist. By wearing the same pieces again and again each day, with close to zero external pressure to dress up, I’ve focused-in on the items that are genuine and natural to me.

In my wardrobe, and on my trips to the store, a chic straw market tote will always make the cut.

Tote pictured, Bembien.

Shop the story

1 comment

Ajouter le votre
  • I am lucky enough to live in the South of France and I my market tote is around 25 years old. I bought it in Provence. It’s really good quality, and I couldn’t live without it.
    My mum recently gave me a mauve one mixed with decorated fabric pieces she bought in Brittany, it’s absolutely gorgeous and really trendy. I took it when I went the beach with my daughters and it proved to be very helpful. I just love it!

From the Archives

The Hair Diaries
  • The Hair Diaries
  • Holiday Gifting
  • DORÉ x THE OUTNET
  • This or That
  • Happy Holidays!
  • #AtelierDoréDoes
10 Years of Messy Hair

10 Years of Messy Hair

The Update #5

The Update #5

haircstasy hair ari westphal curls beauty garance dore photo

Haircstasy!

beanie or bust winter running garance dore photos

Beanie Or Bust

neada jane the chop and change bumble and bumble garance dore photos

Chop & Change

hairprint garance dore beauty hair product photo

Hairprint

Now Hair This!

Now Hair This!

red braid bumble and bumble anthony turner proeza scholar fashion week hair garance dore photos

The Braid Debate

the impossible hair cut isabella emmack opening ceremony

The Impossible