Purses come in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors and textures. With all that is available it is easy to get overwhelmed. Or worse – buy the wrong purse. Here are five tips to buy the right purse for you.
Tip One: Size
For purses there are small, medium and large. To determine what size is best for you lay on a table the must have items for your purse. Here is a list to see what size you should go with:
Small: up to 10 items
Medium 11 to 20 items
Large 21 items and up
For those who choose to get a small purse these three are great. Each of these purses can be found on at www.amazon.com
Everyday use: Xhilaration Small Top-Zip Handbag
Special Occasion: Authentic Coach Soho Signature Small Flap 11860
Either: Xhilaration Small Hobo Bag
Here are three medium size purses. They can be found at www.overstock.com
Everyday Use: Meli Bianco Messenger Bag
Special Occasion: Etienne Aigner Warren II Crinkle Leather Tote
Either: Je Veux Double Handle Fashion Bag
Lastly, for those who need a large bag below are three excellent ones. All of these are found at www.hsn.com
Everyday Use: Miss Tina Satchel with Croc-Embossed Accents
Special Occasion: Bobbi by Sharif Frame Satchel with Pyramid Studs
Either: Elite Models Croc-Embossed Satchel with Extra Compartment
Tip Two: Color
For everyday use look at your clothes. There will be a few colors that stand out. Choose a color that goes well with the majority of your clothes. When in doubt buy black, brown or white. For special occasions base your purse color on your outfit. Try to get the exact color for your purse as your outfit. Listed here are three nice ones. They can be found at www.gap.com .
Everyday Use: Patent leather envelope clutch in black
Special Occasion: Leather Satchel in white
Either: Tassel clutch in red
Tip Three: Texture
There are many different type of textures. To choose one that best fits consider the type of fabrics of your clothes. There will be a majority texture. Use the majority texture of your clothes for your purse. Also you can choose a texture that goes well with special outfits. Here are three examples. They are found at www.bloomingdales.com
Everyday Use: Elliot Lucca Women’s “Catina” Leather Clutch
Special Occasion: BCBMAXAZRIA Women’s Satin Facile Frame Clutch
Either: Adrienne Vittadini Wicker Clutch with Haircalf Trim
Tip Four: Price
Everyday Use: Xhilaration Small Top-Zip Handbag – $13.
Special Occasion: Bobbi by Sharif Frame Satchel with Pyramid Studs – $160
Either: Etienne Aigner Warren II Crinkle Leather Tote – $138
Tip Five: Shape
When choosing the purse’s shape pick your favorite shape. All of the purses listed in this article have different shapes.
Picking the right purse can take time. Make a list of what you want in a purse based on the information in this article and you will find the right purse for you.
Price vary from cheap to the extreme. For an everyday purse consider those up to $75. Since special occasion purses are limited in use it is alright to spend a higher amount. After all this purse will not have to be replaced hardly. It is recommended to find a purse in the $100 to $1000. For the category either choose a purse between $75 and $400. Choose the least expensive side if you plan on using it frequently. If you choose to use the either purse every now and then for everyday use then it would be wise to get a higher cost purse. Here are the prices for three of the example purses from above.