The merriam-webster dictionary defines a minaudière as: “A small decorative case for carrying small articles (as cosmetics or jewelry).” An evening bag similar to a clutch in bag.
How to Select a Handbag
How to Select a Handbag. Investing in quality is very important when selecting a handbag. A good quality, classic handbag is a simple leather bag without a lot of ornamentation. Make sure that your handbag is well made. The stitching should be secure. The zipper should be strong enough to work properly. Fabric bags should have zippers that do not get caught in the material of the bag. A good quality handbag should last for many years.
Accessorize Like the French
The French chic know how to transform their look with accessories. They accessorize to change the look of their neutral color, classic, basic style clothing. French women know how to add a trendy accessory every season. They accessorize their basics with one or two other colors. They always buy trendy items that go with what they have in their closet. A good quality bold, splashy color handbag or a trendy detail like a new shade of lipstick will accessorize a basic.