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 20 types of BAGS you should own


Why do women love bags so much?

Interesting question, but like many interesting questions, this one also does not have a clear answer. Bags are such a craze for some that they are even willing to pay more than what it would cost for a car for owning some of those designer bags. And for the majority of us, a Bag is one accessory we cannot do without.

One errant theory for this bag love is that it is the competitive spirit of the women that makes them buy the one better and costlier than the one on the arms of another girl. One theory says bags appeal to the aesthetic element in women and boys, they are aesthetic! Read this article for more on this.

Whatever is your reason for buying a bag, its beauty combined with its functionality makes it a must-have accessory. This is why there are so many kinds of bags- for each and every occasion you can have a different kind of bag. So even if I am not a competitive woman or a particularly aesthetic one, I would like to have the best of all of these and then some.

Please note that some of the bags overlap in their features and functionalities

1. Handbag


This is the quintessential medium-sized ladies' bag every girl must own. This is a bag that can carry the essentials and still maintain the style quotient.

2. Hobo bag

10 types of BAGS you should own

This is a large bag made of soft materials with a slouchy shape. It is characterized by a crescent shape under the handle because of the way it slumps down when put down or carried. This bag has a distinct silhouette which marks it as a casual carry-all.

3. Tote bag


This is a rectangular-shaped bag made of stronger materials like canvas or leather; It is ‘the-shopping-must-have’ for most girls. This bag has somewhat short-medium handles and is roomy enough for most all shopping that women do.

4. Duffle bag


This is a bag with flat sides and rounded sides and a top zip closure. It is a large roomy bag

5. Messenger bag


These are medium-sized bags that have a flap on the front. It usually has a long strap and is worn cross-body. Another name for this bag is the courier bag. Check out this tutorial to make a simple and easy messenger bag

6. Backpack


Wikipedia lists bookbag, kitbag, knapsack, pack, backpack, or backpack as alternate names for this bag; it is a sturdy bag carried on the back of the body with two straps. There are large backpacks used for traveling and they are called rucksacks.

7. Satchel


This is a rectangular bag with a flap that fastens in the front with a single or double buckle. Usually, they have a long strap and are hung low on the body

8. Doctor’s bag


This large bag was originally used by doctors to carry their supplies when they made house calls. They have a frame at the top and a flat bottom and are really roomy

9. Laptop Bag


As the name suggests it has compartments to carry a laptop and its accessories. It has a rectangular shape with small as well as long handles for carrying the bag by the shoulders

10. Bucket bag


This is a bag that has a flat bottom, a drawstring closure, and long handles, This medium-sized bag is casual in its appearance and is a fashion trend that has a carry-all cool appeal.

11. Bowler bag


This is a medium-sized bag with short handles; the bag has a distinct shape of a dome on the top; The name of the bag is inspired by the bowling ball bags

12. Wristlet


The wristlet is a small handbag with a short carrying strap resembling a bracelet. (Wikipedia).

13. Pouch


A pouch is a small drawstring bag meant to carry small knickknacks.

14. Clutch


Clutch is a slim, flat handbag meant to be held in the hand, without handles or a strap

15. Saddlebag


These are bags with a flap and long cross-body straps; They look like the bags which used to be hung on the saddle of a horse, hence the name. Some saddlebags can be seen attached to bicycles/bikes

16. Beach Bag


Big waterproof bags made of plastic meant to be used to carry things to the beach

17. Shoulder bag


Also called sling bags in its small avatar, this is a bag that you hang on your shoulder. The satchel, saddlebag are shoulder bags

18. Miniaudiere


It is not strictly a bag; this is a jeweled case that acts as a bag. They have a hinged frame and top closure. Usually, they are encrusted with beads, crystals and sometimes has a shoulder strap

19. Shopping/Grocery bag


The big shopping bag needs no introduction. They are usually made of cloth or plastic and can accommodate just about anything that you shop for

20. Drawstring bag


These bags have a drawstring closure on the top; it could be a backpack or a pouch.