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The £5 It bag – and other on-trend summer buys from museum gift shops

By Scarlett Conlon

From Instagram-worthy grocery bags to earthenware pottery, some of the most fashionable buys are found as you exit through the gift shop

If you were looking for a chic, affordable shopping bag, where would you go? Zara, maybe, or & Other Stories? This summer, however, some of the most on-trend buys can be found in art gallery gift shops.

For example, the bag that defines summer 2018 on Instagram, according to influencers such as Lucy Williams, is a string tote of the kind in which your grandma might have kept the potatoes. The National Gallery in London has just such a string grocery shopper for sale. It comes in blue and red and, at £5, it’s a bargain.

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2018/aug/07/museum-gift-shop-presents