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Accessories 101: Functional Bags

Creating a handbag collection can be a difficult task that requires a lot of effort and creativity. It can be difficult to find the perfect bag style that fits your brand concept and vision. The Clutch Made Factory understands the challenges that come with designing a collection, which is why we're here to guide you through every step of the way.

In our upcoming blog posts, we'll discuss various bag styles and categories to help you get inspired and come up with new ideas. Today's blog will focus on functional handbags. These bags are intended to serve a specific purpose while also being stylish and functional.

What are Functional Bags?

Functional bags, as the name implies, are intended to be useful. Some are designed for specific purposes, such as sports bags tailored to specific types of sports, i.e. yoga bags and bicycle bags. Others are intended for general use and have numerous compartments and pockets. Here are some examples of key functional bag styles:

Security pouch/travel pouch

One of the most useful travel accessories is the security pouch. This bag style is used to keep valuable items close at hand and reduce the risk of losing them if the luggage is stolen or lost. This accessory is usually worn beneath the wearer's clothing. It can be worn around the neck or as a slim fanny pack.

Dopp kit

Another type of travel accessory is a dopp kit, aka the men's toiletry kit. These usually have several compartments and are ideal for organizing personal hygiene items while traveling. Many modern dopp kits include features that increase their versatility, such as waterproof linings, adjustable compartments, and durable construction. Most dopp kits are small and light, making them easy to pack and transport.

Weekender bag

A weekender bag (also known as a weekender or weekend case) is a versatile and necessary accessory for anyone planning a weekend getaway. This type of bag is intended to hold only enough clothing, toiletries, and other necessities for a short trip away from home while remaining small enough to be easily carried around. It usually comes with a long, adjustable strap for crossbody or shoulder carrying, as well as shorter handles for quick and easy access.

Messenger bag

A messenger bag, also known as a shoulder bag, is a bag with a long strap that goes over one's shoulder. It is an incredibly useful item that has grown in popularity in recent years. Messenger bags are not only versatile and practical, but also very fashionable. They can be designed in a variety of sizes, colors, and styles. They can be used for a variety of purposes, including work, school, travel, and everyday use.

At the Clutch Made Factory, we specialize in designing and manufacturing high-quality accessories made in the United States. Our team of experts can assist you in realizing your vision by providing you with the guidance and tools you need to create a collection that stands out. You can use our services to create a handbag collection that not only meets but also exceeds your customers' expectations. Schedule your Design Consult today and start designing with us.


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