Anyone looking for the types of bags for women in India would never have thought that one day these accessories, from jholas to totes, would be a mandatory addition to one’s style statement. Gadgets and accessories have become a medium to showcase one’s style and attitude, so has the very object you carry them around in.
Bags as a fashion accessory, have their own distinct abilities to this. You can flaunt a bag to manifest your cool personality, to show your strong attitude or even to complement your jovial nature. There is something for every personality, and also for every occasion.
This style is basically a type of sack, which is usually made out of cloth, which could be natural or synthetic. It is worn with straps over one shoulder, with the body rests on the lower back. Tradiionally worn by bicycle messengers, it has now become a integral part of urban fashion throughout the world.
If you like or need to carry around all your essential little things, then tote must be your choice of bag. You can get a tote in almost any color. They are super luxurious and elegant, and without a doubt are an excellent choice for women in India.
Colorful and spacious, with an attitude to compliment your personality, the market is full of totes with a message on it. You can find just any number of messages. Just chose the one you like and move on.
These are mostly preferred for the comfort they offer. Available in straps as well as chains, these accessories can look really trendy and stylish. They also come in various patterns like paisleys, stripes, floral prints etc.
What’s great about this particular type is that they are widely available in many variations, and also in every price range imaginable. The kind made of jute, that also has flap pocket on the front to keep mobiles, pens, and other similar small items, has become quite popular with Indian women.
This stylish design is quite similar to the messenger counterparts, but slings are definitely way ahead considering style and looks. One doesn’t need to have a keen sense of observation to notice the similarities between the sling and the messenger. Hung over the shoulder with the strap going across the chest, the body rests on the lower back. The size is smaller than the traditional messenger, making them more famous amongst the guys. And this is how the name Manpurses is derived.
Backpacks let you carry around almost everything and also make the whole tedious process of reaching from one place to another comfortable. Perfect for girls who need to carry make-up kits, water bottle and snacks among other things, they are the traditional school bags with a twist. A backpack ought to have two padded straps – wider the straps, better the support.
Now who isn’t intrigued by the name itself! Hobo. Hollywood celebrities like Mary Kate, Sienna Miller and Joss Stone have been seen flaunting these umber-stylish fashion statements of a bag. They are made using a highly flexible and soft material. The result being that it sprawls when placed down. These accessories have long straps and come in crescent shapes.
No matter what kind of personality you have, these Jholas come in varied designs and colors, thus suited for every personality. Trendy and colorful, jholas used to be associated with the intelligentsia of the country trying hard to be cool. It’s now safe to say that that perception has changed. They are now considered to be a major fashion draw for students throughout the country.
A visit to any university will show you the many types of jholas and the wide variety of colors and designs they come in.
Let us know of any styles and designs we may have missed in this list. Do you ever create a fashion accessory of your own? We would love to feature you here, with photographs of both, you and your creation.
That concludes our guide to the types of bags for women in India, do let us know what you think in the comments below.