The Octogone Bag is a new handbag design from Hermès. It is an eight sided, lozenge-shaped bag with a Rocabar-stripe shoulder strap. It is a sporty, saddle bag style and is available in ostrich and box calfskin. The Octogone Bag is designed to be worn on the shoulder, across the body or as a clutch. The latest exquisite accessory and NEW fashion status symbol in $$$$$.
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.
Every major couturier / designer from the 1920s has created handbag classics to go with their outfits. Handbags have been inspired by real women—notably Grace Kelly, the Kelly bag and theHermès Birkin Bag named after the actress Jane Birkin.
Evening Bags 101
Evening bags add an element of style to whatever you are wearing! They should be smaller in size than your daytime bags. Usually evening bags are fancy. They can be made from gilded leather, metals, semi-precious jewels or luxurious fabrics like silk, satin, velvet, etc. They can be beaded, studded with crystals, sequins, embroidered or made in needlepoint with fabulous ornamental clasps and metal chains.