A wicker basket with handles can be used for a variety of tasks such as carrying around food items for a picnic, as a laundry basket for small loads, bread basket for placement on a kitchen counter, and as a bathroom toiletry holder. A wicker basket also looks nice in its classic design and will look great on any counter, bureau or table as a display case of sorts. people often use them as magazine holders as well.
Wicker basket with handles:
Wicker basket with handles pictured: Household Essentials Oval Shaped Woven Willow Laundry Basket with Cotton Lining
These are best used as what could be called “decorative storage”.