6 Types of Bags Every Woman Should Know About

The handbag is one of the ‘must’ accessories, that a woman feels incomplete without. Having a modish bag adds a luxury and elegance to your style statement. Alongside emerging fashion trends, the designers have done a lot in bringing out innovative handbags collection. Such chic and trendy bags would definitely add a classic beauty to your overall personality. But selecting an appropriate bag is an important thing to know about. A bag is enough to make or break your fashion statement. Therefore, I have compiled some of the basic types of bags that every woman should know about, and must have in her wardrobe as well. This compilation is done in accordance with international fashion trends, and new ladies fashion in Pakistan as well.

i- The Tote  Bag:

A basic tote bag is an ultimate need for every woman. This is a big sized one, with ample space to carry all of your necessary stuff. Usually, working women and college going girls are comfortable in carrying these bags with all their day-stuff inside. It is always in-fashion, and with modish designs, you can give a fashionable touch to your personality.

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ii- The Cross Shoulder Bag:

Obviously, always carrying a big bag can be a bit uncomfortable for you. For the moments like hanging out with friends, or going for some outing, you may want a little carrier just to keep your mobile, keys, wallet and credit cards. A cross shoulder bag comes really handy in that case with its chic style. Taking it across your shoulders, you would definitely feel relaxed while doing hang out with buddies.

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iii- The Satchel Bag:

It is usually a rectangle shaped, large sized bag that sounds too trendy. This is perfect for office going ladies. You would feel comfy in putting your necessary stuff therein, while having an elegant look.

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iv- The Beach Bag:

You would definitely not want to ruin your favorite handbag by taking it out to the sands of beach. For a beach outing, you must have a durable beach bag in your wardrobe. This should be ample enough to carry swimsuits, beach-slippers and related stuff. It basically helps to prevent ruining your accessories on the beach.

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v- The Clutch:

The clutch is a classic fashion accessory. Without any straps, it is a small purse that can be  tucked under the arm or taken in hands. A number of customized clutches with accessorized touches are there in the market and you can grab one that suits your outfit. A clutch is suitable for any party or formal gathering. A little space it has, enough to carry your mobile and credit card. With lovely formal dresses, like black and gold dress with beautiful embellishments or other party wears, the clutch is perfect to go with.

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vi- The Gym Bag:

A sports or gym bag has almost the same meaning, that is large enough to carry all sports or gym related accessories. Your water-bottle, clothes, towel, etc. all can be kept inside this bag easily. With lovely colors that define your personality, you must have this bag in your wardrobe to make your fitness routine comfortable.

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What Accessories to Wear With A Party Dress

While getting ready for a party, everyone gets enough conscious especially women. Since she wants a ravishing appearance to rock on the party, she cares for each and everything from an outfit to shoes and accessories. A little accessory can perfectly flatter your party dress and can make or break the outfit.

Therefore, it is a million dollar question to think about, “What accessories to use with a party dress?” You can have multiple choices in terms of accessories. Depending upon the formality of the occasion and color of your dress, you can experiment with varying options. In accordance with Pakistani latest fashion, you can also adopt some enthralling styles to highlight your party dress.  Some of the chic accessories are listed below to accentuate your dress.

i- Necklace:

For enhancing the beautiful neckline, a necklace can definitely be a playful accessory. It is up to you whether you try gold or silver necklace. Pearl necklaces, or the ones with crystals and stones also look fabulous.

A light necklace with chain, sounds stunning and will accentuate your body even with a collar dress.

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This necklace with bright color stones add perfect glamour to your outfit. You can carry a ravishing style statement with such necklace.

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ii- Earrings:

For a dramatic beauty, come up with lovely earrings that will draw attention towards your face. Dangling earrings look flawlessly fabulous; but better to try when you are bare neck. Notice the blazing beauty of Kim Kardashian, how she has glamorized her look with a pair of gold dangle earrings.

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For the people who are uncomfortable with dangle earrings, studs, cluster or tear drop earrings are very good options. You will always find these cluster earrings as an in – trend in new ladies fashion in Pakistan. You can also have a stunning appearance as Julianne Hough has adopted with this party dress, wearing a pair of flower-clustered earrings.

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iii- Headbands:

Hair can be styled carefully in order to highlight your outfit and overall personality. With different and trendy styles of headbands, you can present an astonishing appearance. Pulled back hairs with innovative kinds of headbands gives a mesmerizing beauty that flatters your party wear as well.

A double headband with beautiful pearls and metallic flower on it, is a good way to deal with hairs in a smarter way.

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Check out this trendy single headband with metallic spikes on it. You can leave your hairs loose or can tie as well, like the girl has given a simple beautified look.

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iv- Ornate Brooches:

Brooches sound amazing to the hairs. Lovely and precious styles of ornate brooches in contrast with the outfit’s color can impact the overall personality and will catch everyone’s eyes towards you.

I simply love this ornate brooch with crystal studs – how it rejuvenates the golden brown color of hairs. With long gowns, maxis and similar party dresses, this will be a perfect look to flatter.

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What about this colorful vintage hair brooch? With such a jeweled brooch, having colored stones and crystals, you can adopt a classic style statement. With plain satin, silk or velvet dresses, this ornate brooch works best.

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v- Bracelets:

Hands without bracelets do not sound good. For a party dress, it would be great if you select trendy style bracelets. They can be multi-strand bracelets, or the ones with beads, rhinestones, crystals, gems etc.

With a plain dress, you can come up with bracelet styling this way. Wearing beaded or string bracelet alongside bangles and watch makes a lovely combination and will add a chunky style statement to your personality.

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Pairing a large sized bracelet with a light string based one, sounds quiet fashionable. The large one is enhanced with this style of pairing.

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There can be a lot more variations in accessories to be experimented with. Just do some slight variations with hairs, hands, neck etc, and you can tremendously rock the party. So accentuate yourself with glittering accessories and make a difference.

How to Select Modish Kurtis and Tunics As Per Your Body Shape

A glamorous appearance is not only about putting makeup and getting dressed with expensive clothing. In fact, it is all about how perfectly you are dressed up. When you are dressed as per your body shape and requirements, you will see the magical splendors emitting from your personality. It is a significant phase to select a dress, and in this regard a woman must be capable enough to figure out what body shape she owns. A woman being different from every other woman in her shape, has varying requirements for a smart and trendy dressing.

If we particularly talk about women’s clothing in Pakistan, the tremendous fashion dresses are there, but women are not aware of their exact body shapes. Therefore, it is a critical phase to understand your shape first, and then to select a trendy dress. Since, Kurtis and similar styles of tunics are enough popular in Indo-Pak subcontinent, and are equally appreciated internationally as well. This guide elaborates how to choose a perfect tunic as per your body shape.

Determining Your Body Shape:

With a few tips and tricks, you can easily figure out the exact body type or shape you own. Generally, there are five basic categories, a woman’s body shape falls into. These five are:

i- Apple Shape

ii- Pear Shape

iii- Hourglass Shape

iv- Inverted Triangle Shape

v- Rectangle Shape

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Selection of Kurtis & Tunics According To Body Shape:

i- Apple Shape: If you carry more weight around the middle section, with a bit narrower hips, you are an Apple shaped lady. You have the slim legs that are your best asset. With broad shoulders, back and ribs, you look wider than other body types.

Kurtis to Wear:

i- You must wear the Kurtis that hide tummy bulges and suppress the middle section.

ii- V-neck Kurtis will elongate the torso and will accentuate your best features.

iii- Kurtis and tunics with skin tights or leggings will draw attention towards slimmer legs.

iv- Wear Kurtis with accessorized belts at waist to take attention away from the middle section.

v- A-line Kurtis are pretty enough to hide unwanted features.

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Kurtis To Avoid:

i- Yoke style Kurti or tunic makes a focal point towards your broad upper portion, so stay away from it.

ii- Kurtis with fitting at the tummy side will create stomach bulges more prominent.

iii- Avoid Patialas and baggy Shalwars at the bottom.

ii- Pear Shape: Do you have narrow shoulders and chest with wider hips? Is your waistline well-defined? If the answers to all these questions are Yes, then you are a Pear shaped lady. Your goal is to enhance your shoulders and upper portion, while softening the lower body parts.

Kurtis to Wear:

i- Kurtis with collar add a volume towards neck and upper portion.

ii- A-line Kurtis will help out in minimizing the lower portion.

iii- Kurtis with varying neck styles including boat neck, square, v-necks etc. can be used.

iv- Soft and light toned colors of Kurtis along with dark color bottoms will ultimately enhance your best features.

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Kurtis To Avoid:

i- Tight fitted Kurtis are not suitable as they make lower portion wider.

ii- Kurtis with printed bottoms emphasize the lower portion, stay away of them.

iii- Hourglass Shape: If you have a body with balanced upper and lower portions, with a defined waistline, your shape is Hourglass. All you need is to enhance your curves.

Kurtis to Wear:

i- Kurtis that flatter your bust look adorable.

ii- Straight-leg jeans or skinny jeans with Kurtis will enhance your legs.

iii- Belted Kurtis or the ones accessorized near the waistline, will draw attention towards defined waist.

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Kurtis To Avoid:

Baggy or loose fitting Kurtis will hide your curves. Stop using them.

iv- Inverted Triangle Shape: With a broad chest and wide shoulders, but narrow hips; the inverted triangle shape (also known as Wedge shape) demands the dresses that draw attention towards lower portion.

Kurtis to Wear:

i- V-neckline Kurtis will elongate the torso.

ii- Simple Kurtis with embroidered bottoms enhance the lower part.

iii- Bright colors for the bottom along with plain Kurtis accentuate the lower portion.

iv- Strap pattern Kurtis look fabulous.

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Kurtis To Avoid:

i- Kurtis with heavy embellishments near shoulders or upper side.

ii- Do not wear boat neckline Kurtis.

v- Rectangle Shape: This body shape is about equal proportions. Women with this shape have chest, shoulders, waist and hips all in similar size. The main goal of this figure os to create curves where required and show off the slender arms and legs.

Kurtis to Wear:

i- Sleeveless Kurtis or tops make an eye-catching look while showing off the arms.

ii- Tunics and Kurtis with skin tight leggings and bottoms accentuate your legs.

iii- Kurti with pleats and details to the front panel.

iv- Belted Kurtis or kirtis with patterns that define the waistline.

v- Kurti with flares add more volume to the shape.

vi- Short frock style Kurti with tight bottoms.

vii- Kurtis that add more curves to the figure.

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Kurtis To Avoid:

i- Avoid overwhelming fitting of Kurtis.

ii- Straight Kurtis will not create curves- better to avoid them.

iii- Too baggy Kurtis are not for you.

Get Exquisite Kurtis and Tunics After Determining Body Shape:

When you have determined your figure, the next phase is to get an adorable Kurti or tunic collection for your wardrobe. In Pakistan, the top notch designers and brands are producing the best styles of Kurtis and tunics. You can experiment with colors of Rozina Munib designer collection. Then, for formal touch, try Silk by Fawad Khan, Threads and Motifs and a lot of other brands.  So, get ready for a great style of Kurtis in accordance with your body shape.