Bag dilemma – Picking up the right hand bag

A women look is never complete without the right handbag. No matter how well-dressed you are, no matter how well made your hair is and no matter how cool your shoes are, if you hold a handbag which totally mismatches your outfit and your overall look, as well as the occasion, you are most likely to ruin all the hard work. The most common mistake is to not know what type of bag is for what sort of occasion. Believe it or not, there are at least 20 different types of handbags which are meant for different occasions. The most common of these are tote bags, clutches and sling bags. Here are some tips on when to use different type of bags

womenhangbagpeffyTote Bags

These bags have a special place in the list. The importance of these bags lies in the fact that they are big in size. Apart from that, these bags do not usually have to be zipped or closed on the top. The bag is also commonly called the beach bag. As the name suggests the bag can be taken to the beach or other places of casual visits. In short, wherever you need a large enough space and the occasion is not very formal this is the bag for it. Another benefit this bag has to offer is that it can be carried in the hand as well as on the shoulder.

Sling Bags

Sling bags are the right choice for students and teenagers. These bags are a little different from the tote. The sling bags are worn across the body and they allow the wearers hands to be free. It is for this reason that they are the most popular choice for users who have to wear the bag for a large proportion of the day. Apart from that, most sling bags are zipped or closed on the top. .


The clutch is a small sized purse which has the ability to accommodate only a few items such as the phone and certain makeup items. They come without a strap and are to be held in the hand at all times. The clutch is best suited for formal events such as marriages and formal parties and goes well with indian ethnic wear like sarees or salwar kameez.

Bucket Bags

Bucket bags are one of the hottest bag trends for 2016. Bucket bags works for all occasions, from carrying it in shopping malls to formal office parties. You would see various celebrities flaunting bucket bags during travel.

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