Fashion & Style

Smart Tips On How To Choose A Handbag



When choosing a bag, there is one important rule to remember, and that is, if a handbag fits your body shape and lifestyle, then it works.

No matter how luxurious, how expensive, if it doesn’t fit you, then it is nothing for you. Be brave enough to say No to those luxurious ones that might not suit you

Body Shapes And Suitable Bag Sizes

Tall and thin

Choose handbags with a short, slouchy shape like the hobo. Avoid shoulder bags with a short strap as they will make you look even taller. Select handbags that are wider than they are tall. A clutch is a good choice.


Despite what you see in movies and runways, oversized bags aren’t for  petite women, large bags tend to overwhelm your frame..Avoid shoulder bags with long straps as they will weigh you down, making you look even shorter.

Plus size

Pick a large structured or boxy bags to balance out your curves, don’t  carry a bag that is too small as it will make you look larger. If you love prints, steer clear of tiny patterns.

If you are spring on an expensive bag, choose one that you will be able to wear often. There is no need to spend 30,000 or more on a bag that will rarely make it out of your closet.

When shopping for a bag make sure you buy a black and brown bag then experiment with fun, funky styles and metallics for your other bags.

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