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.
Add a pop of colour to your winter wardrobe with this messenger CROSSBODY BAG WITH BEADED CHAIN DETAILS (Rs 3,990).
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.
We are totally crushing on this Small handbag (Rs. 2,999).
A bucket bag is usually oval or round in shape with a drawstring or a metal chain closure. It is a type of crossbody bag that has the shape of a bucket.
This BUCKET BAG (Rs 2,790) is absolutely gorgeous.
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.
At this price, this smart DOROTHY PERKINS Navy Envelope Clutch (Rs 714) is an absolute steal.
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.
Make a glamorous style statement with this ROUND FRINGED MINAUDIÉRE (Rs 2,890).
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.
Upgrade your style quotient with this Tarusa Gold-Toned Textured Box Clutch (Rs. 1,080).
A wristlet is a small bag that has a tiny strap which can be worn around the wrists. This bag is the perfect pick for literally any occasion.
How cute is this FRONT ZIP WRISTLET (Rs 3,999)