There are many factors that determine what kind of bag will look good on you. This article instructs you how to buy a suitable bag. Also find out information on best bag brands in India.

How To Buy A Bag

After attire, it is generally the bag of a person that catches maximum attention of onlookers! No wonder most people are so conscious about what type and brand of bag they are carrying. It is basically to cater to the varied demands that one sees so many different bags being sold in the market these days. For example, there is Clutch that’s a kind of small compact bag for women meant to be carried to parties and then there is the Duffle bag that has a wide-opening and is spacious. How to buy a bag that looks good on you depend on varied factors. Read to know.
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Go for Contrast Bags
Are you looking for an appropriate bag to go with a particular outfit in mind? Remember that the color of the bag does not necessarily have to match the color of your outfit. Carrying bags in contrast hues can also look smart and trendy! For instance, a red soft briefcase will add a tinge of flair to a navy suit. Similarly a chic black clutch can make a vibrant colored attire look classy.
Get Bag Size as per Body Frame
No matter what the style or design, a bag should never look oversized on you. While tall females can carry almost any kind of bag, the small or medium sized ones suit the short heighted ladies much better. However, very tall females should avoid very small compact bags as it will make them look bigger. The best option is to get bags that are mid-sized. Bright colors, prints and patterns are fine.
Keep the Season in Mind
One important rule all fashion slaves follow religiously is to carry bags as per the season. For example, do not buy a vibrant canvas tote for winters. Similarly, steer clear from the suede saddle bag when the flowers are to bloom in spring. Heavy leather bag should be avoided during summers. Keep in mind that just like our clothes, the look of the bag too should exude or hem into the feel of the season.  
Shape of the Bag
Most time, we stuff our bags with so much knick knacks. So keep the shape and structure of the bag in mind while purchasing. Try filling up the bag with maximum things while buying to ensure that it does not lose its shape. Generally this feature can be found in bags made of good fabric and excellent construction. As such, it helps if one can go for bags that are branded as they flaunt all these features.
Popular Bag Shapes  
·        Tote - Open-top bag with straps / handles.
·        Hobo bag - A crescent-shaped shoulder bag.
·        Duffle - Tall shoulder bag generally with a wider-opening at the top.
·        Field bag - A flap-top shoulder bag with utility-type closure like buckles, snaps, etc.
·        Clutch - A small, compact hand bag that is tucked under the arm.
·        Satchel- It is a large, handheld bag.
·        Baguette - Long and rounded shoulder bag.
·        Messenger - A large, soft shoulder bag with long straps generally donned across the body.
·        Cigar Box - A small, boxy and hard bag.
·        Pouch - A soft, small bag. 
Popular Brands of Bags
  • Prada
  • Hermes
  • Chanel
  • Louis Vuitton
  • Tods
  • Gucci
  • Dior
  • Burberry
  • Aigner
  • Bally
  • Fendi
  • YSL
  • Loewe
  • Celine
  • Ferragamo
  • Valentino
  • Balenciaga
  • Chole
  • Coach
  • Hidesign

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