The handbag guide


Don’t be confused by all the fashion lingo when it comes to choosing the right handbag for yourself. This picture guide of the different types of bags will help you out.

Shopper bags have a large opening at the top and are great for carrying around the mall. Structured bags have a hard outer-case to protect their contents. Top handle bags, simply have a handle at the top so you have to carry them over your shoulder. Sports lux bags look like they belong at the country club tennis court.

Satchels are similar to what the postman wears; while sling bags can be slung around your body. Bowling bags are rounded, and pouches are small with a flap cover. Clutch bags are carried in the hand or under the arm as they don’t have handles, and envelope clutches have a triangular shaped flap.

Now go find your perfect handbag!