A hobo handbag can be a smooth body, crescent-shaped bag. These bags may be dressy or casual. Most hobos feature a top zipper closure.

A satchel has a short handle and is a handheld or sometimes put on the shoulder. It comes with a flat bottom and a zippered, clasped, drawstring or buckled top.

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

An envelope bag is usually a clutch that could be in the shape of an envelope having a fold-over flap closure.

A wristlet is an extremely small bag that has a very thin strap to put on around your wrist. It holds hardly any - oftentimes less than a wallet. Wristlets have grown to be popular recently, particular at nighttime clubs once you do not want to set down your handbag.

Evening bag

Special occasion or evening hand bags can be found in a number of different shapes and styles. They can be mini-clutches, drawstring bags, small shoulder bags or another number of bag. Whatever shape and style, evening bags are normally shiny, featuring patent leather, sequins, crystals or jewels. Hard case clutches metallic or plastic have become in popularity recently.

Other common forms of bags, include the doctor bag, bowler, baguette and duffle.