Handbags to flatter your body shape

I have been dubbed the handbag queen as I do own quite a few handbags and one of the things I specialize in is buying and selling bags, whether it be a vintage bag, designer bag, quality branded bag or a used leather bag, lets say I know a thing or two about handbags.
So I could write a blog on the different components, whether it has a flex frame or 40mm D rings or a U-shape press clasp fastening, but that’s only going to make me sound like more of a geek than I already am, and that’s not going to help you out much.
But I’ve thought of a way that might help you out somewhat…..
“How to choose a handbag to flatter your body shape”

Now we’ve all heard of making sure we are wearing the right fit dress or the right cut jeans ( if you want tips on jeans to flatter your butt then check out my previous blog HERE ) but I bet you haven’t thought too much about the bag you are carrying can make you look out of proportion. So here’s a few quick tricks on choosing the best handbag style for you.

1cd7e38105d18246833256ae73c9762f h9991471_001bodytypepear_qkqb49Top heavy  or apple shape ladies should avoid large shoulder bags that sit between your underarm and waist as this will add bulk to this area and only make this part appear wider, (instead opt for a cross body bag that will sit low on your hips) However if you are a pear shape with narrow shoulders, average bust but larger hips then the large shoulder bag will flatter your body shape by adding volume up top and balance out your hips creating an hourglass silhouette.

 

You hourglass ladies can carry any style of bag as your bodies are already balanced, but you do have something to consider…
Size…. So our plus size hour glass ladies should never carry a small bag, this will only make you appear larger in comparison, equally, our petite hour glass ladies should refrain from carrying too oversized bag as you will appear smaller by comparison.
My last little tip is try a backpack as they suit all body types, if that’s your thing!

I really hope this has helped you out somewhat when choosing your handbag, if you have and queries or would like me to go into more detail on this, please feel free to contact me

 

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Nina Garcia’s Little Black Book of Style -Quote- Confidence

I’m just going to share with you this paragraph (or two) from Nina Garcia’s book, The Little Black Book of Style
I always think confidence is key…. so here you are……
 
“When a beautiful woman walks into a room, I may glance up for a moment, but I soon return to my entree or my conversation or the desert menu. Let’s be honest: beauty is not all that interesting (and certainly not more interesting than the desert menu). 
But when a confident woman walks into a room, it is entrancing. I’ll watch as she moves with poise and self-possession. She is not usually the one in the plain black dress. She is the one in the interesting shirt and the vintage skirt, and I immediately want to know where she got them. 
And she may not be the most stunningly gorgeous woman I’ve ever seen, but she has a way about her that can make her one of the most intriguing.
Confidence is captivating, it is powerful, and it does not fade – and that is endlessly more interesting than beauty.”
 
And they say fashion is “silly” and “worthless”
not only does it bring revenue into the UK, with British style and designers selling all over the world, (the British fashion industry worth over 21bn a year)
But if you wear clothes that can make you feel confident, you will have a positive attitude, if you have a positive attitude, it WILL change your life
(That’s where stylists come in) 
ISBN: 978-0-06-123490-3
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