ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Best Mid-priced range designer handbags brands guide

Updated on October 27, 2011
Dooney and Bourke leather satchel
Dooney and Bourke leather satchel

For women that are not into handbags, it is very difficult and confusing to choose your handbags for a wardrobe. How many should I have? What kind of material? What colors? Which price range is the best for my money? Which types of handbags look good on me? There are so many questions and just as many handbags available at department stores and boutiques. This hub is a guide for women that are new to handbags or just want some advice in the handbag department.

A work bag is needed and leather satchels in neutral colors are the most appropriate. The handbag should be just one color with some hardware (either silver or gold toned) on it. You should avoid excessive hardware on the handbag because that makes it look less professional for the office or business.

Coach Classics Satchel Madison
Coach Classics Satchel Madison

A tote for shopping is essential as well. When you go shopping, you want a light weight tote because your hands should be free to look through all the goods. This tote needs to be a cheaper bag that is canvass, durable, medium to large sized and comfortable on the shoulder. You can also use this bag when going to the beach.

Another handbag that you need is a small clutch for the evening. You should try to pick this one in neutral colors because it will match most of your night outfits (such as a little black skirt). Some handbag makers have clutches that come with a detachable strap. Those are highly recommended because you can carry it over your shoulder and also hold it in your hands. It is getting more for the amount of money that you paid for it.

So, for absolute necessity, a woman only needs to have 3 handbags. Anything extra is not necessary. So what's best for your money? Mid range designer handbag brands are the best for your money because they are good quality, nice designs and at a reasonable price. These mid range designer brands include Coach, Dooney and Bourke, See by Chole, Juicy Couture, Guess, Rebecca Minkoff, MICHAEL Michael Kors, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Kate Spade and Botkier. These bags are from $100 (from outlet usually) to about $600 (a very nice leather bag). If you have the money, it is also good to invest in a classic designer handbag that never goes out of style.


So what looks good on me? Handbags would have to be proportional to the body. Here is what I mean, a 5 feet petite woman should not be carrying a huge tote. The handbag will overwhelm your body and makes it look like you can fit in the bag. Handbags should also be age appropriate. A Juicy Couture pink velour daydreamer bag should not be on the shoulder of a 45 years old women with two kids. Some people want to argue that you can rock whatever handbags you like. Nothing is further from the truth; you should always try to look classy never tacky.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)