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BAGUETTE: The baguette is a small, compact handbag designed by Fendi in 1997. Made popular by its exposure on Sex and the City, the designer handbag was very popular in the late 1990s and early 2000s, often cited as the first “It” bag.
CLUTCH: A small handbag without a shoulder strap, designed to be held in the hand.

DOCTOR STYLE: A traditional doctor’s bag is a duffel-shaped leather satchel used primarily to carry small medical necessities when making house calls. The classic doctor’s bag is flat-bottomed with rounded sides, slightly elongated.
HOBO STYLE: The hobo bag is a style of handbag or purse that is typically large and characterized by a crescent shape, a slouchy posture and a long strap designed to wear over the shoulder. Hobo bags are made out of soft, flexible materials and tend to slump, or slouch, when set down.
Tote HandbagsTOTE STYLE: The archetypal tote is made of sturdy cloth, perhaps with thick leather at its handles or bottom; leather versions often have a pebbled surface. Common fabrics include heavy canvas, possibly dyed, or treated to resist moisture and mold. Jute is another traditional material, though less popular. In recent decades, heavy nylon and other easy-care synthetics have become common, although these may degrade with prolonged sun-exposure.
SADDLE BAG: It was a large pair of bags hung over a saddle. the handbag is only one – but the style is the same….
MINAUDIERE: Is a small evening bag with pieces of metal, semi precious stones or beads or covered with leather