How will your heart beat react when I whisper “handbag” in your ear? Women can’t really have too many of the handbags in their closet. They simply can’t get enough of flaunting an adorable piece of leather on their arms. If you are a hoarder just like most of us, it might come in handy to know about the types of handbags out there to be grabbed by you on your next shopping spree. After all, you don’t have to be a renowned celebrity to own your favourite designer bag and flaunt it. So here is a checklist for you to understand the vast world of handbags!
The Clutch Box
When you are attending an event in the day that requires a tailored diva day look, a clutch is a must-have accessory piece to lift up your look. A cute box clutch studded with rhinestones or Swarovski is exactly what we’re talking about. These clutches can make standalone statements and are regarded as the classics that you can use for years that won’t go out of fashion. You just have to be a little picky that what goes inside the clutch and what stays out of it. Well, if you can’t just put a lipstick inside it then opt for a bag with multiple pockets and bigger dimensions to accommodate your essentials. You can play with sizes, shapes, and colour block them with your outfits to create an oomph factor. For your formal occasion pick a clutch with pleats or ruffles for a subtle yet sophisticated look. An informal look can be complemented well with lace, beads or flowers while giving a slight nod to your feminine side with their delicate designs.
& Other Stories gold chain leather clutch
Isn’t this clutch piece a bombshell in a box? The chain leathered clutch can easily spike your style-o-meter quotient. This quaint box has a structured shape with a bar top handle and long chain strap to go along with it. This beauty has been designed in Paris and has clear Parisian influence in its aesthetics. This unique clutch features a black leather body with a contrasting golden detailing. The golden chain strap and a special handle set it apart from all the other clutches in its league.
The Tote Bag
Can there be a more perfect way of adulating than to know, own, commit and stay in love with a single but perfect tote bag? I guess not. Every lady needs to own a tote bag that makes you look professional and polished. A tote bag is often confused with a big bag which is used for hoarding when on the move. What kind of tote you need depends on what you will be carrying and where you are headed? Try to shun the natural tendency to use every possible space in your bag. If you are running around on weekends doing errands, go for a canvas tote bags that can carry heavier items with ease. For casual day outs with friends take a light weighted tote bag, and for office, your best bet will be a leather-based tote bag with a defined structure. There is a huge variety of tote bags out in the market. You simply need to broaden the term “Tote Bag” and look for unconventional materials and sleek designs to get the work done in style.
Hermès Garden Party
This Hermes bag is made of Epsom calfskin with interior pocket t increase the space. It comes with palladium-plated clou de selle snap closure ensuring no spill of your essentials. It is available in five different shades such as capucine, rose jaipur, ecru noir, ecru rose poudre and noir. It is a sight for the sore eyes. Grab it soon.
The Cross-body Sling bag
If you are a fashionista who wants to dazzle with an arm candy but can’t compromise on your comfort level, then your best handbag buddy is a cross body sling bag. The bag comes with great freedom of movement to twirl and run while ensuring your fashion quotient remains intact. Scientifically saying it is a much healthier option than a backpack because it distributes the weight evenly when worn across the chest. You will find it easy to manoeuvre with a robust strap and a front flap to keep your essentials safe. Choose a medium size sling bag that can hold your products and is easy to work with. If you try to be too much experimental with the size of the bag you might lose the functionality of the product. It is a perfect piece if you are travelling or out with friends for coffee. The myriad variety will ensure that it gels with your look flawlessly. Whenever you go out for shopping next time keep an eye on the designs that blends with your mood.
SG 0017 – TÖHL TWIGGY WOMEN’S SLING BAG – CHOCO
töhl has become an obsession. If you are looking for quality yet sophisticated designs to flaunt. This piece from töhl is a must have sling bag that comes with a flap over closure. The big buckle accentuating the fancy silhouette of the bag is up for grab. The feel of soft vitello leather will transport you out of the world. The genuine embossed leather with light gold hardware is available in the shades of rich chocolate and divine coffee brown. A classic piece named Twiggy that will adapt to all your occasions effortlessly.
The Hobo Bag
A hobo bag is the most laudable addition to your wardrobe. A typical hobo bags have a crescent shape with a soft body that crunches downward. They form a characteristic curve between the straps and have an interior space to solve all your daily woes. The hobo bag is worn over shoulders thus making it look like a body extension. There is versatility in the bags that will spoil you for choices. Choose from rich shades like burgundy or wine or pastels like peach or lemon. If you are a fan of detailing add in a few tassels, cross-body strap or statement hardware pieces. Do not shy away from the durable and spacious hobos. Pick from soft silhouettes or sturdy designs, and you are ready to take over the world with panache.
Marc Jacobs Gotham Pebbled Leather Hobo Bag
Marc Jacobs is an institution when we talk about the handbags. Their Gotham Pebbled Leather Hobo bag is no different from their set reputation. This hobo bag has a very sleek and structured shape that does not scrunch downwards typically. It comes with a round silhouette and a wilder shoulder strap for comfort. The silver hardware attached to the bag renders a chic street style. The bag has a leather exterior construction with fabric lining. On the insides of the purse, you will find zip, wall and smartphone pockets.
The Leather Day Satchel Bag
In the fashion fraternity, a satchel bag is known as workhorse handbag that is regarded as a necessity. The bag in the simplest terms can be described as a medium to large sized handbag with a sturdy top can be paired with any number of outfits. Earlier the satchel was invented for men and resembled a briefcase. The latest satchel designs are the spin of fashion forward ladies who knows how to run the world. Satchel bags have now become a weapon for the working class. The most sought after colours are black, beige, tan, ivory handle used to store multiple items. For formal and a chic look it is advisable to buy one in neutral shade which and brown. Avoid bags that have a lot of logos overpowering the real designs or any hardware that might date your bag and takes away the evergreen feel from it. Selecting a right satchel bag is no easy task given the options we have in the market today. Your first satchel love might lead to a complete failure if you are not intuitive enough. You need to ensure that the bag size is well in sync with your body shape.
HH 0015 – TÖHL GALWAY WOMEN’S VALISES & SATCHEL BAG – WHITE
Another feature from töhl because we can’t get enough of the leather feels and the super designs that they want us to have/hoard or flaunt. You can easily organise all your office essentials this Galway bag and sport it in a chic style for all your official meetings. The bag has spacious valise with two front pockets with push lock buttons. This is a useful pick for all working ladies with its multiple compartments and durable handles. The handles, crafted in vintage tan aged nappa leather, beautifully accent the vanilla hued pebble grain leather with subtle light gold embellishments make to the top of our list of must haves bag!!!!
Always remember in the fashion industry, you will hear an idiom on a loop which states that shoes and a handbag are the cornerstones of an appealing ensemble. This statement is set in stone and followed by all fashion divas around the world. Even if you are starting out do not let the hefty price tags on designer brands deter you from owning a few classic pieces. Carefully invest in your dreams of a great bag that defines your personality and sets you apart.