Saturday, 20 June 2015

Which handbags can I carry to office? Bags for the workplace.

A handbag is a woman's favourite accessory . It can add an extra oomph to a simple outfit. For a woman it is a pandora's box filled with all her daily essentials, things she cannot do without. A must have multi-purpose accessory. So what are the kind of handbags that would look formal and smart at a the workplace?

Structured leather handbags with minimalistic design are most appropriate in a formal business setting. Black, brown, tan, beige, grey, camel, maroon, reddish-brown, navy blue are some of the preferred colours for office.

A satchel is a structured bag with a flat bottom and single strap.It has a flap which folds over and fastens in the front with one or two buckles. It was traditionally used to carry books but is now used as a fashion accessory.

 A Tote bag is a large and often unfastened bag with parallel handles that emerge from the sides of the pouch.Initially designed as a cloth shopping bag , it is now available in leather and other materials in fabulous designs.

A Hobo bag is a large and crescent shaped bag with a scooped centre.It is made of soft, flexible
material and has a  long strap designed to wear over the shoulder. 

The Kelly bag is a leather handbag designed by the Paris based company, Hermes.It was popularised
by and named after the princess of Monaco, Grace Kelly.It is now an expensive status symbol. A trapezium shaped bag, it is closed with two straps. It has a hard bottom, sometimes with four studs to enable it to stand on the ground.

A bucket bag  has a tall body , a round or an oval bottom and a drawsting closure, resulting in a shape similar to a bucket. It usually has an open top but may have a magnetic closure for added security.

These type of  handbags are available in most retail shops and online as well , branded as well as affordable copies.
Next on the blog, how to match and coordinate your bags with your clothes and shoes. Till then, happy handbag hunting.
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