One of the most traditional types of handbag is the shoulder bag. It is classic and elegant and perfect for all occasion use. Shoulder handbags are incredibly versatile as well as being functional. This makes it perfect for professional women, casual days and everything in between. Shoulder bags come in a variety of different colors, patterns and fabrics. It can be dressed up or down depending on what you are wearing and the occasion. A woman can have a variety of different shoulder bags to go with all the clothing in her closet.
A shoulder bag comes in a variety of different styles, colors and fabrics but the distinguishing feature is the use of a single or double strap that is slung over the shoulder. Some of them have outer or inner pockets. Some have additional compartments for better organization. There are large shoulder bags and smaller ones. Because there are so many different types of shoulder bags, there is sure to be one that will suit your personal needs and style.
Shoulder handbags are the perfect accessory for the professional woman on the go. Shoulder handbags are often spacious enough to hold all the daily items any woman may need. Brush, makeup, day planner, cell phone or PDA, identification and money can all easily be stored in this type of handbag. So, it is highly functional and practical. But, you can also have a bag that evokes an elegant sophisticated image as well that is perfect for the career woman. Choose leather, suede or darker colors to go with a business suit or skirt and blouse combination. Shoulder handbags in muted colors, dark colors or geometric patterns are perfect for a professional image.
For casual days or every day use, shoulder handbags are perfect for this as well. If you are running errands during the day wearing jeans and a shirt, a casual shoulder bag is ideal. A brown shoulder bag will work with just about any outfit and is perfect with denim. If you wear a lot of bright, cheerful clothing, consider a whimsical floral pattern or a shoulder bag with buckles or buttons in bright colors. Have a little fun with your color and style choices to really accent your personality.
Clutches are often thought of as the must have accessory for a more formal occasion but sometimes they can be inconvenient. It is often difficult to hold a clutch all the time and keep track of it. But a shoulder bag can solve that problem. There are plenty of elegant and formal shoulder handbags available perfectly suited for more formal occasions. You can get a small handbag in a solid color with an attractive strap and it will coordinate perfectly with that little black dress or formal attire.