Women love handbags. We seem to consider our handbags and purses being a representation of our individuality, and not merely as something where you can carry cell phones, makeup, iPods, wallets and so on. We make a fashion statement when we don our favorite handbag.
In fact, many women are downright obsessed with designer handbags. So obsessed they must have the newest creations by their favorite designer should they hit the stores. Plus these bags are manufactured in nearly every color, material, pattern you could imagine-many with designer looks.
Consider it: handbags may be found in countless styles: shoulder bags, totes, clutch bags, purse wallets, evening bags, mini bags, box purses, hipster handbags even more. They’re crafted from so many diverse materials: canvas, leather, beads, straw, satin, nylon, crochet, etc.
They’re available in many different sizes: large, medium, small and sizes somewhere in between; for casual or formal wear. And the colors-such an abundance of colors and prints it leaves your head spinning.
Next there’s all the different styles of these handbag purses. Designers are very creative with regard to their shapes. There are the box purses, the hobo, which is actually shoulder bag that’s semi-circular; the duffle–also a shoulder bag.
However with a wider opening; the clutch which is actually small handbag, primarily used to accessorize cocktail dress; the satchel-a large handbag; the baguette-looks just like its namesake with rounded shoulder straps; the pouch, which is soft and small; the messenger-also a shoulder bag but large and soft with long straps, the tote-open-top bag with straps and many more.
Messenger a Shoulder Bag
When looking for the best handbags, it is best to try them in front of a mirror prior to buying. No matter which one you choose to buy, whether it’s a handbag with long straps, those with short straps or the large bags with double straps.
Remember your handbag is a fashion accessory and be careful in selecting a color to match your outfit. The shape and color of the handbag a woman wears can make or break her outfit.
So if you’re shopping for handbags and purses, be sure you select those that complement your personality and you’ll look ever so chic.