Introducing the Rio Raffia Beach Bag: An Exquisite Synthesis of Style and Sustainability by Piper & Skye

Piper & Skye, a luxury accessories brand committed to ethically sourced and sustainable materials, is proud to unveil its latest addition to the collection—the Rio Raffia Beach Bag. Exquisitely crafted from natural and renewable raffia fibers, this eco-conscious beach tote is set to revolutionize beach fashion with its alluring design and unwavering commitment to environmental responsibility.

Thoughtfully designed to accommodate all your beach essentials, the Rio Raffia Beach Bag embodies the spirit of summer and radiates elegance with its impeccable craftsmanship. The Rio features a capacious interior compartment, perfectly suited for carrying beach towels, sunscreen, sunglasses, and all your beach needs. Its lightweight construction allows for easy portability, ensuring your comfort wherever your beach adventures take you.

Elegantly trimmed with Piper & Skye’s signature sustainable Pirarucu leather, Rio is available in three captivating color options. The bag’s interior is luxuriously lined with soft, high-quality cotton, providing a premium experience that is both indulgent and built to withstand the test of time.

Rio Raffia Beach Bag

Photos: Piper & Skye

Adding to its versatility, the bag features a detachable interior wristlet crafted from matching Pirarucu leather. This removable wristlet serves as both a standalone accessory and a perfect companion to the bag, providing a secure and stylish way to safeguard your small essentials. With this thoughtful addition, convenience and peace of mind are seamlessly integrated into your beach adventures.

“At Piper & Skye, we are dedicated to creating luxurious accessories that prioritize sustainability and functionality without compromising on style,” said Joanna MacDonald, Creative Director and Founder of Piper & Skye. “The Rio embodies our commitment to environmentally friendly practices while reflecting the laid-back elegance of beach culture. It is a statement piece that allows our customers to make a conscious choice for the planet without sacrificing sophistication.”

The Rio symbolizes Piper & Skye’s unwavering dedication to sustainability. The raffia fibers used are sourced responsibly from renewable materials, minimizing the impact on the environment. By championing ethical and responsible practices, Piper & Skye strives to foster a brighter future for both people and the planet.

Piper & Skye’s Rio Raffia Beach Bag retails for $395 and is now available for purchase at and through select luxury boutiques.


Piper & Skye is an emerging luxury handbag brand, created to bridge the gap between sustainability and luxury. Recognized as a leader in responsible luxury accessories, Piper & Skye believes that sustainability for our planet is not a fad. It’s a paradigm shift. Their mission is to honor what we have borrowed from nature and create beautiful handbags with the utmost respect for our planet and everything on it. All sourcing of raw materials is done with strict criteria relating to the biodiversity and regeneration of the ecosystems from which they come. Piper & Skye partners only with suppliers who align with their values of respect, responsibility, and community. Piper & Skye’s evening bags, shoulder bags, duffles, and clutches, are crafted by small independent artisans across North America, with a complete focus on the people and planet so affected by today’s world of crushing impacts from the fashion industry. Taking care of the communities which fish and tan their leathers, supporting local shelters in major cities across the continent, and nurturing their cherished supply chain and partners, this team of entrepreneurs is proud of the work that they do. There is no question why their tagline is “we love what we’re made of”. For more information on Piper & Skye and their sustainability efforts, head to their website and follow them at @piperandskye.


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