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Designer handbags: 7 types of designer handbags, style accessory, to celebrate World Handbag Day

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Did you know that October 10th is world handbag day? Let's celebrate with some designer handbags to own, ladies!

Did you know that October 10 every year is world handbag day? In honour of the 'stylish day', let's highlight the types of designer handbags ladies especially should own.

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Designer Handbags are the ultimate style accessory when styling any look as they have a way of 'finishing a look just right! Choosing the right type of designer handbag to carry with a kind of look/style one is going for decides if the whole outlook comes together (and work).

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In honour of the 'special holiday' check out at least seven types of designer handbags ladies should have nestled in their wardrobes and they really don't have to be the 'big names':

1. Holdall

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The holdall designer hand bag is usually featured in a functional meets stylish way. This handbag is characterized by how sturdy and spacious it is, it's the one of the most practical handbags to own and it works well for everyday use especially to work.

2. Structured

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Structured designer handbags always comes with double straps and characterized by its wide and flat bottom and a definite shape featuring a lock/hardware to snap/zip it closed. Structured handbags are usually the best 'professional' looking kind of handbag.

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3. Cross body

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The cross body designer hand bags are fun and super easy to carry as well as functional but just enough for play. They are the kinds of designer bags carried for sporting/casual events as they don't go well with a 'dressed up' look. Cross body bags are strictly informal; the usually feature slings thrown across the body.

4. Clutch (day and night)

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Clutches are the ultimate glam style accessory and they comes in different styles; they can be embellished, sparkly, plain, bold or simple which ultimately puts them in styles for day or night. The clutch designer bags for day can come in form of grab bags, plain glossy clutch and so on where for night, the 'sparklier' and embellished the better.

5. Satchel

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Satchel designer hand bags are those used minimally, they are not as functional because of their somewhat slouchy nature but they come in handy as they can be carried with different looks.

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6. Backpack

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Backpacks are not exactly 'ladylike' but they come in handy for work and to carry a lot of things that won't put a strain on an otherwise ordinary handbag

7. Unique/quirky

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Unique or 'special occasion' bags are those unusual/conversation starting bags that are bound to make statement and this could come in form of graffitis, unusual shapes. They can be glam, loud, playful and so on.

What's your favourite handbag style?»

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