Whatever it’s called
This accessory bag can be divided into several types according to the type of wearing it:
— bags that are in hand, under the arm, short handle for wrist;
— bags, which are in hand (with a handle for carrying);
— bags that are near the elbow (with a long handle);
— bags worn over the shoulder (using shoulder strap or a long handle).
The latter form of handbags that we discuss in this article. There are many models of shoulder bags, and each of them has its own name and its own history.
Manager, or cross-body bag to call a replacement clutch. Literally «cross-body» can be translated as «the crossing of the body», i.e. cross-body bag can be worn over the shoulder, crosses the chest and is located under the opposite arm. The convenience of this carry handbags not only free hands – handbag also does not slip off the shoulder and it will be impossible to wrest from the hands. Therefore, cross-body bag is required if you go shopping or if you need to carry safely the most necessary things: wallet, documents, for example, in the journey. The most stylish menagerie considered purse on a chain, not strap.
For the convenience of cross-body bag have to thank Coco Chanel, because she was the first to wear a small purse on a chain on the shoulder, not in your hand or under your arm. Cross-body bag from Chanel was introduced in 1955, it was called Chanel (flap bag) 2.55 year.
This bag can rightly be called the predecessor of all handbags shoulder-to-date high fashion. The classic model is a handbag in black with gold chain and Chanel logo, the surface of the handbag – quilted diamond pattern.
Now this model is in many choices of colors and materials, and the most famous «re-release» of this classic handbags occurred in 2005
Modern cross-body bag you can choose for any occasion and any outfit, so many variations of this bag exists in our time.
Saddle bag, Shoulder bag, Mini Bag Saddle («saddle» in the English – saddle). The name is easy to guess that this bag is worn over the shoulder thanks to the shoulder strap. Styled saddle bag John Galliano in the 1990s, then, he was the creative Director of Dior. Saddle bag is not very big, less than a sheet of A4, narrowed upwards, has a rounded edge at the bottom, without a frame. The decor saddlebags dominated by metal. Designed to the necessary minimum of things.
Shoulder hobo bag, hobo bag (hobo – tramp in English) resembles the shape of a bundle of traveler. Such nodules were on sticks, the pilgrims, and later they attached the strap. Bags hobo was particularly popular with the hippies in 1970.
The bag has short wide hobo strap, conveniently located on the shoulder. The decor design uses the most different: and patch pockets, and fringe, buckles, clasps, locks, zippers etc.
Worn over the shoulder are also common in both men and women bag-laptop, or messenger bag. The laptop was manufactured in the late 18th century in the United States military, but due to its convenience and capacity, to be also used by postmen and couriers.
Bag-the tablet just like a laptop, is for models unisex, which is popular among both sexes. Bag was used in wartime to store field addresses and maps, and in the late 90-ies of the last century it started to be used in the shows of fashion houses, getting popularity in peacetime. Has a rigid frame.
Today on the belt are worn not only models of bags, originally conceived to be wearable, but the models of the bags that used to carry it was not accepted.
— Clutch – a small handbag designed for a minimum of things. Has many variations. Initially the clutch was worn under the arm or in the hand, but modern life has made adjustments, and now this popular model can be worn on the strap or the chain shoulder.
— Bags on a chain look elegant and solemn. Worn on a chain clutch bag, cross-body bag. They’re perfect for evening outs. The chain can be silver, gold, and even plastic.
A long strap is convenient because it can be worn on the body on the cross, that purse was under the opposite arm. Bags with such straps do not fly off from your shoulder in the crowd, and through that possession, no one can snatch your bag from his hands. Long strap you can find the clutch bag, messenger cross-body bag and other models.
— Bags on the wide strap is comfortable to wear because the wide strap does not cut into the shoulder. A broad strap most often, you will meet the models, hobo, saddle bag, and laptop messenger.
— Bag by any other name is «sack». The lining in this bag-Torba resembles a larger reticule (popular in the 19th century the handbag). Then the reticule consists of a bag made of cloth. The current bag is a soft roomy bag. It holds no shape, the bottom of such bags is either too shapeless or oval or circular, the upper part of the product is tightened with a ribbon.
— Bag-purse can be called a variation of the clutch. Worn on a long strap or chain that looks naturally like a purse.
— Bag for those who like to walk light. More popular they are male. Usually the bag is of rectangular or square shape with rounded edges. It is minimal in size, it can fit phone, camera, tools. The men’s model bags pockets can be worn on a long strap, the belt, and some models allow you to be attached to a large bag. Needlewoman sew and knit handbags pockets for fashionistas. They are completely different to men’s bags-the pockets look gentle and feminine. Well suited for walking and everyday wear.
— Backpack – a bag that, thanks to the shoulder strap and the side straps of the backpack and can be worn as a shoulder bag and as a backpack. Practical and stylish at the same time thing, transforming according to your desire and depending on the situation. Particularly suitable to students or students to students, and athletes and lovers of an active lifestyle, travel.
In the modern production of bags used by a huge number of different materials.
— Rag bag look best in spring and summer. They are from a variety of materials — it can be felt, linen, cotton, silk, satin, denim, etc. Linen and denim bags well suited for recreation, urban life, everyday wear. While satin and silk handbags will decorate your evening out and suitable for any occasion.
Suede bags are amazing. They show your style and respectability, they are elegant and chic look. Of course, suede is a material, which need special care. Should carefully handle suede purse, because some of the dirt from the suede it is possible to remove only the dry cleaner. So pay attention where you put you put your purse, and be careful on the street and in public transport.
— Canvas bags are natural and environmentally friendly, they have long been a worthy replacement harmful to the environment and this is not period features to plastic bags. Canvas bags are made from materials such as cotton, calico, canvas, dvunitka. Designed for urban life, everyday wear. They can go shopping, for a walk to the beach, travel, nature. Canvas handbags are durable and spacious, they can carry heavy things.
— Fabric nylon is made from polyamide. The nylon is smooth and pleasant to the touch, it even resembles silk, but is much cheaper. Nylon shoulder bags are durability – they do not fade, do not wear out, seldom break, stretch well, they are not afraid of any weather conditions. Also the bags from nylon is easy to care for on their own, without dry cleaners – they are erased, dries quickly, and repeated washing will not affect the appearance of things. Thanks to additional processing of nylon manufacturers also achieve the effect of waterproof. In General, shoulder bag made of nylon – the perfect practical option for travel, Hiking and outdoor lifestyle.
The first quilted shoulder bag is the famous Chanel 2.55. Since the quilted purse is certainly associated with glamour, style, social life, ceremonial appearances. Of course, now, quilted handbags are suitable not only for social life, they can be safely worn in the office and just walk. They always look stylish.
— Knitted shoulder bag suitable for women only. Most often knitted bags are made to order hand-made master. In addition, you can associate a variety of handbags, like the Internet now you can find a lot of knitting patterns of a particular model. Most often knit clutches and totes-pockets.