April 2, 2013

Not Just An Ordinary Bag

Bag is not the only name of your arm candy. It can be define by its size, style and shape. 

Backpack – One of the popular and easy to carry without having unconscious effort. Backpack comes in many design, size and materials. It can be can made from leather or canvas. Enclosure can be flap, zip, locks or drawstring.

Alexander Wang Marti Backpack. barneys.com $850

The Row Drawstring Backpack made of calfskin leather. barneys.com $3,900

Baguette Bag – Fendi known for its baguette bag. A purse that is basically long but small in height, its just like a bagguette bread.

Pequin Claudia Baguette with front flap and comes with a leather wrap shoulder chain. barneys.com $1,720

Metallic Beaded and Sequined Baguette bag with detachable strap. barneys.com $2,890
Bowling Bag – originally used to hold bowling ball, but time goes by, it become part of fashion accessory.
Lanvin Python small bowling bag. barneys.com $3,950.

Lanvin Bowling bag in patent black leather. barneys.com $1,690
Athletic or Sports Bag – has a roomy space for your sports equipment and apparel. This bag usually comes with a shoulder strap for easy carrying.
WANT Les Essentiels de la Vie sports bag. barneys.com $595
Bucket Bag – Bag shaped like a bucket that either has a top handle or a sling strap.


Dolce and Gabbana small Miss Ingrid bag with rafia fringe. barneys.com $1,395

Alexander Wang Diego bucket bag in burst Tang orange. barneys.com $850
Clutch Bag – Usually small and elongated. An evening bag minus the strap.

Bottega Veneta Knot Snakeskin Passamaneria Clutch. barneys.com $2,450.

Givenchy Tricolor Long Clutch. barneys.com $1,465

Doctor’s Bag -  Duffel shape bag with an enclosure that has a collapsible metal frame. This bag is spacious enough to hold your stuff and usually with a top handle.
Saint Laurent Calfskin doctor bag. polyvore.com Php 81,060


Rare London Structured doctor's bag. polyvore.com Php 1,795
Duffel Bag – Similar to athletic bag, this one has a large space. Its name originated from Duffel, a town in Belgium. Before, it was commonly used by sailors.
Belstaff Trafford Duffel. barneys.com $2,995

Givenchy Large Nightingale bag. barneys.com $2,250
Envelope Bag – Unlike the usual paper envelope, this bag is made from either leather or cloth. A flat, square or rectangular shaped bag. It can also be similar to clutch bag.
Givenchy Antigona Envelope Clutch. barneys.com $1,315
Barneys New York Croc Embossed Medium Envelope. barneys.com $85
Hobo Bag – A crescent shaped bag or U shape bag that has a large space  with main compartment enclosed with a zip. Used as a shoulder bag.

Valextra Namaste Big Hobo. barneys.com $2,090


Chloe Marcie Large Hobo bag. barneys.com $1,795
Messenger Bag – A bag usually worn across the body. It was used often by a bicycle messenger  and evolve into a fashion piece.
Salvatore Ferragamo Revival Messenger. barneys.com $1,500

Givenchy Nightingale Messenger Tote. barneys.com $2,190
Minaudiere – Small evening bag that embellished by beads, metals, semi precious stone.
Lanvin Two Tone Minaudiere. barneys.com $2,350

Givenchy Star Embellished Minaudiere. barneys.com $3,995
Muff -  A winter bag used to cover your hands into a slip opening on side. Usual materials is fur or wool and sometimes velvet.

Missoni Purple Muff. polyvore.com Php 55,055
Saddle Bag – A bag used to hung on a saddle but designers made into more fashionable item that not necessary used in horse back riding.

Maison Martin Margiela Vanity Saddle bag. barneys.com $1,295

Jerome Dreyfuss Patchwork Momo Small Saddle bag. barneys.com $650
Satchel – A structured handbag or sling bag that has a locking hardware on front.
Chloe Colorblock Python Large Alice Satchel. barneys.com $3,795

3.1 Phillip Lim Pashli Satchel. barneys.com $895
Shoulder Bag – Any bag that has a shoulder strap.


Smythson Colorblock Cooper Small Tote. barneys.com $1,435

Sling Bag – Similar to messenger bag because of its long strap, but it comes in smaller size.
Alexander Wang Glow-In-The-Dark pelican Sling bag. barneys.com $750

Alexander Wang Python-Embossed Marion Mini Sling bag. barneys.com $750
Tote Bag – popular bag as a shopper’s bag. Either in medium or large size. May have a zip opening but mostly just open with two top handles.


Saint Laurent Reversible Shopper Tote. barneys.com $1,495
The Row Alligator Day Luxe Tote. barneys.com $39,000

Weekend Bag – Just like a duffel bag, this one also in large size that used to carry personal clothing on a weekend trip.
Balenciaga Arena Classic Weekender. barneys.com $1,845

Want Les Essentiels De La Vie Hartsfield Weekender Tote. barneys.com $395
Wristlet – Small clutch shape bag with a strap attached that allows you to hold it.
Mark Cross Scottie Wristlet. barneys.com $1,695

Alexander Wang Ponyhair Prisma Wristlet. barneys.com $315
Cosmetic Bag – Small size bag used to hold your beauty products.
Bottega Veneta Snakeskin Medium Intrecciato Cosmetic bag. barneys.com $650

3.1 Phillip Lim 31 Minute Cosmetic bag. barneys.com $350

All items are available on Barneys New York and Polyvore. Happy shopping.

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