Several women can?t go out without bringing a pocketbook with them. Having a purse is a convenient way to bring several itemssuch as coins, cellphone, foundation, comb, lipstick, keys, vial of scent, books and all the other essentialsthat ladies can’t go without.
Toting a purse save girls from having stuffed and massive pockets, if they have pockets at all. But, as convenient a pocketbook is in helping us bring along stuff around, what several women don?t consider is that their purse is also a fashion accessory.
And because it’s an important fashion detail it should work with the rest of your outfit. But more importantly than that, when you select a purse or a handbag to go with your attire, you must pick one that balances the type of figure you possess.
You may not be conscious of it, but when somebody glances your way, their eyes have a tendency to lock in your handbag. Depending on what sort of pocketbook you carry, you could be bringing attention to the curves of your body that you would rather not emphasize.
It’s all about balance. Just like any piece of clothing or fashion accessory that you are wearing, your purse should make your body appear balanced. One of the fashion rules that you should be adhering to when choosing a handbag to match your outfit is that large-size handbags go with voluptuous figures, while little handbags go with petite bodies. Hence, if you’re a tiny person, the kind of handbag that you should be using should also be small. If you wear plus-sizes, you need to go for bigger purses.
And if you are short and you only have a slim body, you need to go for a purse that is little also and which you can hold close to your body. Carrying a large purse if your body is small will make you look as if the purse is carrying you, and not the other way around.
If you are lean and blessed with above-average height but with not very much curves on you, the result you need to achieve is to create the impression that you have a more voluptuous figure and to cover the straightness and lack of curves in your body. You will be able to do this by choosing a pocketbook that is medium-sized and has a long shoulder strap that will permit you to hold the purse near your waist. Clutching the purse against your waist will make you seem as if you’ve got a narrow waist and shapely hips.
Now, if your hips are wide and heavy, the pocketbook you want is something which will distract the eyes away from your hips and lower body. The ideal handbag for you has a shoulder strap that enables the handbag to settle slightly on top of your hips. In this way, people that look at you will have their line of sight drawn upwards to your best features, instead of your hips.
Women with heavy breasts on the other hand, would need to call attention away from their upper bodies. So if your figure is top-heavy, the purse you need should have long straps, that you can hold beside your hips. Do not forget to get a big purse to balance out your large breasts. As we have previously mentioned, toting a small handbag will only call attention to your size.
Now, if you have the ideal hourglass figure, with your bust line, in proportion to your hips and you have a trim waist, you are to be envied. You can carry virtually any type of handbag there is. But always get a handbag that is just the proper size compared with your body. So if you are on the petite and lean side, go for a small purse. If you are enormous and really shapely, a bigger bag will suit you.
Always bear in mind that your purse or pocketbook is part of your outfit. And the bags that you should be looking for should be the kind that highlights the best features of your figure.