Not all handbags suit all body types! What’s the right handbag according to body type? Here are some tips to make sure you never go wrong with bags again!
Hey girls! It’s been raining and raining in my city! Lots of areas around me are flooded and I’m barely able to check my email! So please pray for Chennai. Why am I still writing on fashion though? Because A. This is my work and one works until one can. B. I want to feel positive and work makes me feel positive because I love my work. And C. Just because my city has floods doesn’t mean the rest of you can’t use my little styling tips! You all have places to go to, don’t you?!
I’m not able to post what I was planning to today, but here’s just a few tips on handbags. My body type is petite and thin, so I’ve noticed since my teens that not all bags look good on me. That’s why I decided to write a few tips on how to choose your handbag.
What handbag should you carry according to your body type:
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Short/ petite and thin body type : Long handbag, small clutch or small top handle or cross-body handbag never overstuffed. srcset="https://509297.smushcdn.com/657894/proxy/VFb5ejHlrYoHChTWnGSdDHAPRSsJKjBjfP2n0GZXq0AhACOVq8hYu5wqyiM0HkvmC0jFpqzobwAonFBDeZkofK-O0ki6HTCi-Hsn17NeNJ3El0Gg=s0-d-e1-ft?lossy=0&strip=1&webp=1 w, "> Short and curvy body type : Small to medium shoulder handbags or cross-body bags, small clutch, never overstuffed.
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Tall and curvy body type : Medium chain bag, medium to large shoulder or top handle bag, large clutch srcset="https://509297.smushcdn.com/657894/proxy/EGemPWcfJWZPuvioyg4fs_ntA2DdxugVplJhAcKNiUV4s9NN6bN3Kb2DUnD-iMQ-ohT751C8QXx70oDIA6FSRnaJP_ZLAhXA4LSTELJfQEdNw4NO=s0-d-e1-ft?lossy=0&strip=1&webp=1 w, ">
Heavy body type : Medium clutch, medium chain bag, medium shoulder bag srcset="https://509297.smushcdn.com/657894/proxy/F15RdQPDv0C7l7UJqni-ql6_D1M1z9LgA9Le67R42w8NSJmBg2eHcSXQhtMFVpp_MthMDLB8xdawl7yUOLmwpBTNG1mzmoLq95ssMs8gXcHQMI-m=s0-d-e1-ft?lossy=0&strip=1&webp=1 w, ">
So what’s your body type? And what’s your favorite handbag for yor body type? Lemme know below! And let’s all hope Chennai is flood-free ASAP and everyone’s safe and I have lots of mb’s of internet speed soon! Heeehee
Shilpa Ahuja a designer and entrepreneur. She is the editor-in-chief of ShilpaAhuja.com, which she founded with the goal of inspiring confidence in the modern working woman through fashion.
Fashion has traditionally been for the rich, white, thin woman. That’s how it evolved over centuries and that’s how it’s been represented in fashion media. But Shilpa believes that with the changing role of women in the society, fashion has changed, too. She believes that fashion is for everyone, regardless of their age, gender, color, body type and background. So she translates runway fashion into easy style advice that one can incorporate into their daily lives.
Shilpa’s work has been published in the University of Fashion blog and Jet Airways magazine. She is also an artist, illustrator and cartoonist. She is also the creator of Audrey O., a comic series that represents the lifestyle of millennial women. She enjoys creative writing and world travel. Her art has been exhibited at Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Aroma Hotel, Chandigarh and been published in Chandigarh Times.
Originally from Chandigarh, Shilpa also has a professional degree in architecture and has worked in interior project management. She is also the author of the book “Designing a Chinese Cultural Center in India”. Shilpa has a Masters in Design Studies degree from Harvard University. For feedback and questions, please email [email protected]