Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Bags Vocabulary

Bags...bags...bags...I love bags <3

  • Backpack: supported by shoulders with double handles and lies across the back
  • Baguette: relatively long from side to side and small from top to bottom
  • Hobo: large, shoulder carried, with a main compartment closure
  • Minaudiere: for the evening, with a hard case and often covered in beads or crystals
  • Messenger: with a long strap to be worn across the body, if smaller it's a sling bag
  • Barrel: cylindrical resembles a barrel
  • Bucket: roomy, shaped like a bucket, usually has an open top and shoulder strap
  • Clutch: small but long (rectangular) without a handle for the evening. If similar to a letter, it's called envelope
  • Quilted: features a top-stitched pattern similar to a quilt
  • Saddle: originally a bag hung on the shoulder
  • Satchel: top closure, top carry handle, flat bottom, similar to a vintage school bag
  • Doctor: flat bottomed with rounded sides, slightly elongated and two large handles over a collapsible metal frame
  • Duffel / Sea: large, usually for travel or sports; in the past usually used by sailors
  • Flap: featuring a folding flap closure
  • Shopper: rectangular, often in canvas, perfect for shopping, single handled
  • Tote: large, double handled with an open top and open main compartment
  • Frame: quite rigid, rectangular shaped, similar to a money purse
  • Wristlet: clutch shaped with an attached strap

Source: anothermensblog

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