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Types of Bags

11/6/2012 8:46:50 AM | by Anonymous


Bags serve as storage which type of valuable to hold depends on the application. They allow various objects to be carried at once which is impossible by the use of hands. Bags are also very important tool to industries so they can easily transport items in a more efficient and organized way. Since they are utilized in for many purposes, several types of bags are produced to cater the needs of individuals and industries. The material used in manufacturing them has also evolved over time. The early bags are made from animal skin or woven plant fiber converted into storage by folding the edges or sewn with strings using the same material. Today, the materials used in creating bags vary and they serve as a factor to determine how much the cost of the bag will be.


There are numerous types of bags but the most common patterns that are meant for individuals, women and men alike are handbags, sports bag, duffel bag, backpack and messenger bag. These types are considered as everyday items more than fashion items as they can be carried wherever a person goes and for whatever occasion. Hand bag is first known as hand-held luggage bags usually carried by men. From its humble beginnings, there are now which are referred to as designer bags produced by famous brands such as Louis Vuitton, Hermes and Chanel. Buying bags from these brands are considered a luxury because of their skyrocketing prices but they are regarded as a must have for every fashionista.


Sports bag, from the name itself, is used to carry sports items. They are suitable for athletes like basketball players as it is huge enough to carry a pair of shoes, extra clothes and other valuable items. The term duffel bag is coined from a town in Belgium called Duffel where the material for it was first produced. It can also serve as a sports bag and is large enough to be used for travel. Backpacks are what we usually see in school ground lying at the back of students whereas a messenger bag has long strap which is worn across the chest that rests on the lower back.


The types of bags usually found in industries are plastic and paper bags. They are commonly utilized in retail industries as container for the items bought from the store. Paper bags are taken advantage by fashion clothing store as a form of marketing by printing their company name and logo on the paper. Some people shop on the fashion stores to get a hold of their fashionable paper bags. Plastic bags, on the other hand, are widely given on grocery stores. It is possible that a person can receive several plastic bags for the cashier or bagger tends to separate items of different variety on separate bags.


These are only a few of the many types of bags available in the market. Overtime, the purpose of bags has not changed but the kind, number and size of the items that they can contain have certainly improved. You will be even amazed about the intricateness of the designs of some bags being sold nowadays.

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