Tips to consider when buying a handbag


It’s one thing to buy any handbag of your choice, but it’s another thing to buy a handbag that suits your style and personality. One common mistake that newbies make is that they buy bags without testing them to know if it fits. The price and style are the only purchase-defining factors for them.

But that shouldn’t be the case. Despite how versatile bags are, there are some things you need to consider before making your final purchase choice. A lot of people don’t even consider the vendor they purchase their bags from, but it’s equally important. That’s why a lot of people love Obangbag canvas handbags because they are stylish, functional, comfortable, versatile, and trusted.

Without further ado, let’s delve into the tips you should consider when buying a handbag, to prevent you from making the wrong choice…. again!

Tips to consider when buying a handbag

1. Don’t buy a handbag without trying it on

This is the first and most important thing to do. Never buy a bag without trying it on. Don’t allow your psychology and emotions drive you into making an impromptu purchase choice. Everybody is different, so each body parameter differs- age, weight, height, skin and eye color, hair, etc.

So, when you buy a bag from a store, try it on to see how comfortable it is and check other attributes- texture, color, size of internal pockets, the color of zippers (gold, metallic, silver), belts, etc. Hang it and now how it feels before paying a dime.

2. What model will fit you?

As mentioned earlier, everyone is different. Even though we try to say that bags suit everyone irrespective of body shape, size, and color (and it does, generally), different bags suit specific people.

The general rule for dressing is to create a visualization contrast. So, if you’re slim and tall, then you should consider round or square-shaped bags. But if you’re round-shaped and short, then triangle or cylindrical bag shapes will be your best bet.

3. What size is functional for you?

Even though this looks very obvious, so many people buy gorgeous bags that are not of their desired sizes because they were blown away by aesthetics. You have to find the right bag size. It’s equally important as finding the right shoe or pants size.

This is very important, especially if you’re one that has a hard time choosing what goes in and out of a bag. Imagine wearing a wrong-sized jean. That’s how it looks when you wear a wrong-sized bag. Just less pronounced.

4. Security

Since the main purpose of a bag is to carry items, you have to check for security and reliability. Don’t just look at a bag and judge it based on aesthetics alone. You have to ask yourself, “Is this bag reliable enough? Can I trust it to be secure when necessary?”

This is where size comes into the picture again. You have to consider the estimated number of things you’ll be carrying and their sizes. For instance, if it’s a work bag and you need to carry your mini laptop, can it close comfortably?


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