Have you ever experienced an awkward moment when your friend is pointing at a Satchel bag and you think it’s a Tote? Yes, that moment when you feel totally foolish? We have all experienced that, haven’t we? As a fashionista you have to take the journey to understand the difference and the nomenclature.  There are a million bag types and it varies from country to country. In this post we will explain the bag types that are mostly used by women from everywhere.

 

  1. Tote Bags -A tote bag is an oversized, rectangular and often unfastened bag with parallel straps that emerge from the sides. 
  1. Satchel Bag – A Satchel is tad bit smaller than the tote and hobo and it most often than not comes with a strap. Satchel often are structured, which means that the form of the bag is well defined with a hard material. 
  1. Baguette Bag – The name Baguette comes from the French loaf distinguishableby its unique shape. The bag similarly is rectangular and is mostly used as an evening bag. They are smaller in size than the rest.

  1. Barrel Bag – A Barrel bag is similar to a barrel’s shape that fastens using pull strings at the top or a zip. Barrell bags are always structured, which means that the form of the bag is well defined with a hard / semi hard material.
  1. Clutch – A Clutch is a slick and flat handbag meant for hand carry only, without a strap. Clutches are used as an accessory when you need to carry minimum stuff. Clutches are generally structured, which means that the form of the bag is well defined with a hard material.
  2. Hobo Bags – A Hobo is very similar to the Tote except for the form. Hobo is always in a crescent form. It can have a single strap or a double strap. Unlike the tote the hobo is generally closed
  3. Bucket Bag – As the name suggests, a Bucket bag has the form of a bucket. Bucket bags can have drawstring or zips.
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