Handbag- the most coveted accessory of the fairer sex
Handbag was once called the “vanity bag”, because the ladies felt proud to show off their à la mode handbags. Nobody knows for sure when the first handbag was manufactured. Anyway, right after its inception, it became very popular with women. Soon, all the ladies started using the handbags. With the passage of time, they became all the more popular. The fashion world realized the importance of handbags and they were included as important fashion accessories. These bags witnessed revolutionary changes in its form and shape. Today, the ladies have innumerable varieties of handbags to choose from.
The popular styles in handbags
As we have mentioned before, there are many varieties of women handbags and each woman longs to possess all the forms. They love to have an assortment of handbags and purses. Some of the very common and in vogue forms of handbags are:
- Shoulder handbags
- Tote bags
- Oversized handbags
- Replica handbags
- Crossbody handbags
- Handmade bags
Designer handbags—pricey and stylish and perfect for a party
The fashion aficionados always look out for designer handbags. Even if they cannot afford to buy these designers handbags, they window shop, browse the internet and read fashion magazines and journals to keep up with the latest trends. Every fashion label manufactures designer and custom made handbags. Some of the most desired brands are Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Chloé, Jimmy Choo, Prada, Valentino, Fendi, Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein, Versace, Raffaello, Burberry, Tod’s, Hogan, Miu Miu, and Furla. They are very expensive but they are ideal handbags to flaunt in any party. However, some discounts are given on these bags at different times of the year. The interested ladies can follow these discounts on the internet and purchase them online. They can, at least, have one designer bag in their collection.
You should keep in mind that the designer handbags are not available at very cheap rates. If you seen such advertisements that are offering designer fashion handbags at low rates, do not fall for them. They are, without a shade of doubt, fake handbags.
Clutches and purses
Previously, only the big and spacious handbags were preferred by the ladies. In this decade, purses and clutches have gained popularity all of a sudden. It is mostly because the silver screen goddesses are seen displaying these small elite bags in red carpets and parties. The actresses use clutches set with precious stones like diamonds, rubies, topaz and emeralds. Often these clutches are custom made to suit their style or preference. Sometimes the whole clutch is encrusted with the stones; sometimes the stones are fitted in the clasp or lock. Usually their clutches are made in such a way that they would go with the outfit and jewelry. These designer clutches set with precious gems are quite pricey and often beyond the reach of the common people. Replica clutches are now being made set with semi-precious stones; the clutches are affordable by all. They too, look very attractive and nobody can make out the difference.
The regular purses are reasonably priced and they are perfect for informal get- together and parties. The teenage girls carry these purses to promo nights and late night parties. The purses are made of shiny or sheer materials; beads and sequins are stitched on the purses to give them that special look. Older women can also carry purses of vibrant colors to kitty parties or ladies’ club meetings. The purses never look backdated or out- of- fashion.
The right handbag for you
Do not get me wrong. All the handbags are just right for the ladies. I merely want to say that the proper selection of handbags is essential while going somewhere. While going to office it is better to avoid shiny or metal finish bags and carry the regular handbags that are spacious. These ladies’ handbags are a mystery to everybody; nobody knows exactly what can be found inside these handbags. The ladies carry both important and trifle things inside their handbags that they carry to their offices and workplaces.
The party bags should be small and shiny. If they are bling, it is all the better. You can carry slim shoulder bags or you can carry clutches to a party. Thin strap bags must be carried to parties. Thick strap will look ugly and prudish.
Those who love to travel or planning a vacation should possess bucket handbags or tote handbags so that they can carry scarves or light tops along with other things. These handbags have enough room for carrying plastic water bottles even. Crossbody handbags are also ideal for travelling. They look stylish too. Moreover, crossbody handbags will help you to remain comfortable and you will be able to move around easily.
The delicate leather handbags and designer handmade bags should be kept aside for special occasions. However, the handbags with metallic finish look good on the younger generation. The older ladies can go for these bags if they have total confidence in themselves. Those who do not prefer to use leather handbags can go for replica handbags. Replica handbags should have a good finish and should not look cheap or flashy. Jute handbags are now available in the market and if you want to add a touch of oriental mystery to your personality you should try out one of these jute bags. They are environment-friendly and affordable. They require maintenance just like your other bags.
Some tips for buying handbags
While buying handbags, you should be aware of the latest fashion trend. However, it is important to remember your age, the occasion and your personal style. The color is also important. Make a list of requirements before you go for shopping and window shop a lot to seek for your coveted handbag. You will surely purchase the best handbag in town.