Women have many different places to go to and have many things to do in life. They have to go to work and exude a professional appearance. They have to have some fun on the weekend with family and friends. They also like to go out to the town occasionally and want to have a lovely evening with friends, spouse or with a date.
Regardless of where you go and what you do it is always important to look your best and portray an attractive appearance. Part of this means ensuring you have the correct accessories and none is more important than the right handbag.
For a woman a handbag serves two purposes. First, it is functional. Women have things they need access to such as credit cards or cash, identification and makeup among other items. Since most women don’t carry a wallet in their back pocket as men do, these items have to be stored somewhere so they are easily accessible. The other purpose handbags serve are as a fashion accessory. Handbags are attractive and finish an outfit so it looks attractive and appealing.
It is important for women to have a variety of different handbags for various occasions so you should have an idea of the type of handbags that are available and what their functionality is. Consider a few different types you may want to add to your wardrobe:
o Beach Bag Handbag – This type of handbag is ideal for casual occasions for shopping or going to the beach. You can store sun tan lotion, an extra change of clothes and other items. You can also match it to your swim suit in fun, summer colors.
o Clutch Handbag – This is a handbag that has no strap or handles and is typically a bit smaller and used for formal occasions. You can fit the essentials in there and look elegant while out on the town or on that special date.
o Cross Body Handbag – This is a type of handbag that has a single strap that is designed to be slung cross ways over your shoulder. This adds a bit of security as well as a very convenient way to hold your items. This is the ideal handbag for women on the go who have an active lifestyle. If you bicycle or walk a lot this is the perfect blend of function and fashion.
o Hobo Handbag – This is a very useful handbag for every day use. It typically has a large interior and can fit a lot of items. It can be slung over the shoulder or carried. It comes in a variety of colors and fabrics and is perfect for both casual and professional occasions.
o Shopper Handbag – With all the concentration on conservation these days, having a shopper bag is perfect for trips to the grocery store. You can put your grocery items in there instead of using the supplied plastic bags at the store. This will help the environment by not having plastic bags that won’t quickly decompose.
o Satchel Handbag – This is a handbag that has a wide base, spacious interior and handles. This is an ideal all occasion purse. You can pick fun colors and fabrics for every day, casual use or choose muted, understated colors and fabrics for more formal and professional occasions.