Handbag Shapes

There are many different Women’s Handbag designs & shapes to pick from.

Some popular handbag shapes:

Open-top bag with straps or handles, great for shopping.
An open-top bag with straps or handles.tote offers the most basic design.Tote bags are perfect for the stash-and-go types.The standard blueprint includes one large pocket, occasionally with dividers or small inset pockets. All incorporate some type of closure, typically a zipper, tie or magnet, at the top opening. The handle is short and simple, provided for carrying with the hands or casually on the lower arm.
Crescent-shaped shoulder bag, looks good on the tall and thin.
A hobo bag is a crescent-shaped bag. Hobo bags are made out of soft, flexible materials and tend to slouch, when set down. These bags can be dressy or casual. Typically, they have a top zipper closure and a long strap designed to wear over the shoulder.This style of purse is called a hobo bag because it resembles the shape of the bindle on a stick that hobos are portrayed as carrying over their shoulder in cartoons.
Small, handheld bag which looks good on anyone.
A woman's strapless purse that is carried in the hand,or tucked under the arm.
They are usually small purses designed to be carried (or "clutched") in the hand.
Some have a detachable chain or leather strap so they can also be worn hanging from the shoulder.

Large handheld bag, a great option for fashion conscious business types.
A satchel has a short handle and can be a handheld or sometimes put over the shoulder. It has one, sometimes two, large straps that goes over one shoulder and across the body. It is a bag used by many people to carry books, and other objects in.

Frame bag
 A frame bag is a bag the has a hard frame, rather than a soft body. 
Frame handbags come in assortment of shapes, including satchels, doctor bags and bowling bags.

Baguette bags
This is a small, long, narrow bag resembles shape of Baguette.

with a shoulder strap, carried under the arm.

 A wristlet is a very small bag that has a very thin strap to wear around your wrist. 
It holds very little - oftentimes less than a wallet. 
Wristlets have become popular in recent years, particular at night clubs when you don't want to set down your bag.

A classic Hermes style named after Grace Kelly; a large structured handbag.

  A duffel bag is an unstructured, spacious and cylindrical bag made of cloth(usually canvas) with the closure at the top, often also referred to as a kit bag or gym bag.

The Field Bag is a flap-top shoulderbag with utility-type closure (buckles, snaps, etc). 
It has many compartments and pockets for organizing many items and an adjustable shoulder strap.