The right handbag

The right handbag

Choosing the right handbag can be daunting, but it's a must-have in your bag collection as it can define your style and add class to your outfit. We have a few tips to consider when choosing the perfect bag. The perfect handbag should be easy to carry - that is, it should fit comfortably in your hand and not be too heavy. It should also be able to hold what you need, and it should be able to close so your things don't fall out. And of course, it should be timeless, elegant, and stylish, as it should reflect you and your style. It's entirely up to you, but we think these things are key to choosing the right bag:


Your handbag should be able to be used in different ways. By that we mean that your handbag should be perfect for your shopping trips, traveling or even city trips. By having a bag that can be used for all these different events, you save your money and resources on buying 3 different bags. A perfect bag here could be the Drew mini or Laura mini, for example. 

Size and capacity

Think about how much space you need to store your daily belongings. A handbag should be spacious enough to hold the essentials such as a wallet, cell phone, keys, make-up, etc.

Functionality and organization

Choose a bag with enough pockets, compartments, or sections to keep your belongings organized. This will make it easier for you to find your things and avoid clutter or scratches on your phone when it's stored with your keys, for example. Also consider if you need specific features like a zippered pocket for secure storage of valuables or if you prefer a different design for an opening solution.

Material and durability

You should also look for a handbag that's made from quality materials that are durable and resistant, as they're likely to go through a lot of wear and tear. Leather is often a popular choice as it is known for its durability and resistance. This way, you'll ensure you have your handbag for a long time!

Style and aesthetics

Choose a handbag that suits your personal style and outfits so that it can serve as a stylish accessory. Therefore, also consider whether you prefer a timeless classic bag or a trendier and more modern bag. The Riga has a very timeless classic look, so it can go with most outfits.

Carrying options

Think about how you prefer to carry your handbag. Do you prefer shoulder straps, handles or an adjustable strap that allows for both shoulder and cross-body carrying? This could be our Lilly bag, for example. Make sure you choose a bag that suits your preferences and gives you the comfort you want. 

Occasion and purpose

As mentioned, it can be a good idea to choose a bag that can be used for different events. But of course, you can always consider how you will primarily use the handbag. Whether it's for everyday use, work, parties, or special events, choose a bag that suits the specific occasion and meets your functional needs.

By taking these 7 points into consideration, you can make the perfect choice for you and find a handbag that fits your needs and style perfectly. If you're looking for more bags from us that fit the above descriptions, you can find inspiration for some great handbags right here:

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