25 Types of Handbags (6 – 10)

6. Bucket Bag

bucket bag
bucket bag

This bag is quite similar to the shape of a basket, except its base is generally round instead of rectangular. In addition, the bucket bag is more often higher than it is wide, but the sides are not as strong as other self-supporting bags. Bucket bag is also known for a drawstring closure and has a longer strap with short handles. Thus, it is a bit like a cross between a bowling bag and a bag of shopping. Overall, this bag is used with casual wear, especially with a look of Bohemia.

7. Crossbody Bag

Basically, crossbody bags often have some of the longest straps out of all types of handbags, because they are intended to pass through the body on the shoulder. That said, the smaller versions of this bag are often used on the shoulder so the extreme drop can provide a great balance. According to the specific design, this bag can be paired along with anything from casual wear to slimming dress.

8. Clutch

clutch
clutch

There are some bags that are as distinctive as the clutch and so versatile. The clutch is also one of the few bags that are often designed without a leash, forcing the user to hold the bag in his hands hence the name. While this bag can be worn with casual wear and dress, which is more commonly known for formal wear where it can serve as a delicate accent and feminizing often an elegant look. Some of this is due to the slim silhouette that features a flat, foldable design.

9. Doctor’s Bag

Again, we have a handbag that is taken directly from a practical bag and adapted for fashion purposes. These are often some of the larger bags around and even challenge backpack or saddle bag for the larger size. This bag generally has short handles and a firm background that allows the bag upright. The rigid metal clasp frame often allow this bag larger for working with a sleeker look.

10. Duffle Bag

duffle bag
duffle bag

Most people know what a duffle bag, and the version of the bag is usually just a smaller version of that. The canvas bag generally has a size flat with rounded ends and a longer strap to balance its capacity so it can be more spacious. While the most common type of canvas bag is larger, it is more suitable for casual and sportswear, there are some smaller silhouettes available too. However, this is a rare type of bag to be carried along with a dressy outfit.

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