When it comes to accessories, handbags definitely make the cut. Believe us when we say that collecting handbags is an art form. These arm candies come in a variety of shapes and sizes and are one of the best things to have happened to womankind. But do you know if your favourite evening bag is a clutch, a minaudière or a wristlet? Or is your everyday bag a tote or a messenger? To help you understand the difference between your beloved handbags, here is our guide to the ultimate bag dictionary.
A messenger bag comes in handy if you want to travel with your everyday essentials. It is a shoulder bag that can be closed with a flap. It is a great pick for travelling and comes in a variety of shapes and sizes.
Out of all the types of bags, A tote is an ultimate bag for everyday use. It is usually medium to large in size and can be used as a carry-all bag. A bigger tote can also be used as a shopping bag as well.
The envelope bag is a rectangular-shaped bag that resembles an envelope. It comes with a chain strap, a small top handle or you could carry it off like a clutch as well. It can be used for formal meetings, get together with friends or evening drinks with colleagues.
A minaudière bag is classy and elegant and usually used for fancy dinners or cocktail parties. It is a small evening bag with a chain strap and is often decorated with metallic details, beads and other ornamentation.
A clutch is a small bag that is usually hand-held but comes with a metal or chain strap as well. It works well with elegant evening wear dresses or gowns and with ethnic wear ensembles. It will hold all your makeup and essential items in one place.