Show me one woman that doesn’t have at least one handbag and I will show you how to make legit money in 3 hours….. Impossible right? Handbags are a staple in the life of a woman. It is considered a fashion statement that can make or break style. Your outfit can say a lot about you because as you dress so you are addressed. And so does your handbag. When you hold a designer bag, it will give you an edge over others, you gain attention wherever you go because it’s a symbol of success. Bags are not just for fashion purposes, handbags are used to hold essentials like phones, perfumes, keys, cosmetics, some work-related documents and not forgetting the cash. So it’s very important to know the names of different bags because this is 2021 baby.
So lemme ask this quick question, Do you know the name of the bag you own??? I don’t mean the brand but the shape and design of the bag. We should stop going to the store to say ” I want to buy that bag”. By the end of this article you should be able to know the names of the different bags available.
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It’s a large handbag with short straps, usually with a flat bottom that allows it to stand upright. It comes in a variety of shapes and sizes. It has buckles or clasps closures.
You know what a saddle is right? Yeah! That seat on the back of a horse. The design of the bag was inspired by it. It has a rounded bottom with a flap front closure. Some have short straps while some have longer straps. Available in different sizes and shapes.
Just like the name ‘barrel’ it has a cylindrical shape. Some come horizontally cylindrical and others vertically. 2 short straps that can be handheld or hanged on the shoulder.
Has 2 flat sides that are rounded and a spacious interior. It’s similar to a barrel bag with a top zipper closure and 2 top handles.
This kind of bag is used mostly by mail couriers and bike messengers. It’s wide and has a crossbody strap.
Usually rectangular or trapezoidal that is built on a metal hinge frame, it comes with one or two short handles and a clasp closure.
The top of this bag is scooped and has a long shoulder strap. It usually has a spacious interior.
It comes in various sizes and shapes but mostly in bigger sizes. It’s usually square or rectangular with an open top and 2 short handles. It can also hold your laptop.
It’s a small handheld bag sometimes with a shoulder strap, as a result, its result commonly used for formal events.
Envelop clutch bag
The same as a clutch bag but has the shape of an envelope. It comes with small shiny studs to make it more attractive.
Did you see the name? Shopper bag. It has a lot of space enough to hold a lot of things, especially for shopping.
Usually small with a wrist wrap. It can be a purse or wallet.
Has a shoulder length strap, rectangular in shape, and a fold-over zip closure.
Usually in a rectangular or trapezium in shape. Inspired by medical doctors’ bags in which they use in holding their medical equipment in case of emergencies. It has 2 short straps as a result, it can only be handheld.
We all know what a backpack is, it has 2 straps that can be hanged at the back.
This is considered to be a jewelry piece that can be used as an evening purse. It comes with a bead or crystal design, usually small in size, and because it has small space, it can only hold a lipstick, small mirror, powder puff, and some cash.
Square shaped bag, usually Hermés brand a designer bag. It’s in different sizes and has 1 strap.
It’s in line with tote bags, with 2 straps, and a top zipper closure, made of leather.
Inspiration of the design was gotten from the shape of the horse trough, it has two short straps and has enough space to carry around whatever you need.
Square shaped, chunky, and comes with a flap. It has boxy lines and an angular corner. It comes with an adjustable chain strap and can be handheld or hanged on the shoulder.
Small in size, has a long shoulder strap.
It’s usually small and round, top zipper closure, with 1 or 2 straps.
Vanity case bag
A small bag used in carrying cosmetics and toiletries when traveling.
It’s the same as a duffle bag. Has considerable space to hold enough clothes for a short trip.
Swagger coach bag.
Made of leather, 1 detachable shoulder strap, and two short straps. Because it has 2 types of handles, it can be handheld or shoulder-held.
Made of two layers with soft fabrics between them and bound in place by lines of stitches. This speaks more of the design and making of the bag. So, you can expect to see a quilted weekender bag, duffle, round tote bag.
A shoulder bag is the same as a messenger bag and for that reason, you can use it to hold a laptop.
It’s somehow cylindrical and has a spacious interior. As a result, it can hold quite a large things.
By now you should know the names of some of your favorite bags. I hope this was helpful? Let me know in the comments.