Victoria ‘Posh’ Beckham, Kate Middleton, Angelina Jolie, Miranda Kerr, Salma Hayek, Cate Blanchett, Nicole Kidman ….every style diva worth her name and fame makes headlines not just for the outfit she wears but also for the handbag that she carries with it. Check any style blogs or glossies and see how much space is devoted to outfit-handbag pairings of the rich and the famous!
It is a no-brainer style secret that clothes and bags work together in creating that ‘it’ look. However great your outfit or other accessories, the perfect finishing touch comes from a good bag. So, to up your style quotient to the next level, you need to choose your bag with due care to go with your outfit. No matter how you identify your personal style, whether you’re a dark and lovely goth girl or a plaid-loving punk rock queen, a cool handbag is an essential accessory that will help complete your look.
Matching a purse to your outfit and body type
The days of matching your handbag and shoes are over. And good riddance. Who can afford purses to match all those shoes! Still, accessories are key to looking well put together. The guidelines below will help you select the right handbag for your outfit and body type.
In some ways, your purse is the most important part of your outfit. It’s like the cherry on top of the sundae that makes the whole thing look just so appealing. Get it right, and you are the height of elegance, get it wrong, and you go unnoticed.
I am just going to throw it out there: Matching your shoes and handbag perfectly to each other is an old-school concept.
It works, it looks great, and it can take the guesswork out of styling, but it’s just not a necessary guideline to follow. Especially since there are plenty of other, unexpected ways to cleverly piece together an outfit.
What kind of handbag are you carrying?