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When choosing a bespoke bag, you have the option of selecting a classic and elegant design, or something more casual, trendy, and fun. Decide whether your bespoke bag will be used every day or for special occasions, and select a design that is appropriate. If the bespoke bag is for a young girl or teenager, you might choose something colorful, perhaps in a canvas or denim style. Buy your bag from a designer who will offer fabric swatches from which you can make your selection.
The size of your custom bespoke bag is important as well. If you tend to carry many items in your handbag, you might want a large style. If you opt for a larger bag, however, choose one that is not very bulky and weighty, as it can lead to fatigue and muscle strain. A custom-made bag can be roomy yet lightweight. You might want to consider a leather handbag, as it is durable and lightweight.
If you're a petite woman, carrying a small bag would be a flattering choice. If you don't carry many items in your handbag, a small custom-made bespoke clutch might work well. Conversely, if you are tall or have a large body frame, choosing a larger bag will work best.
Decide whether a handbag or best suits your needs. You might prefer a versatile bespoke bag that allows you to easily convert the handle to a shoulder bag as needed. If you find shoulder bags uncomfortable, however, a handbag with a short carry handle is probably a good choice.
Consider the material of your custom-made bag, as some bags are more durable than others. You may also choose a bespoke bag with a quilted lining. This may offer more cushion and protection for your possessions inside. A quilt-lined bag also feels soft and comfortable to hold.
Your custom-designed bag should be easy to care for as well. Inquire whether your bespoke bag is machine washable. Your handbag may have attachments such as eyelets, which could become damaged in a washing machine.
If you're looking for a bespoke bag to coordinate with a favorite outfit, some designers may offer custom-dyed bags made to your specifications. You might also consider a clutch designed to match your bespoke handbag. Some designer bags also come with matching accessories, such as a sunglasses case or a make-up bag.
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