Baguette – small, oblong shaped purse with short straps
Bucket – round bucket shaped bag, can be any size and usually has one long strap for a handle
Clutch – small framed bag usually with a snap top or a metal clasp, and very limited space for items. This bas is usually used as an evening bag.
Hobo – oversized, soft sided, slouchy bag with one wide strap. This bag hangs along one’s side and when filled, the middle of the bag droops down into a half moon shape.
Messenger – soft sided bag with a flap front with usually two buckles. A wide strap is adjustable and the shape is rectangular.
Satchel – flat bottom structured bag with double straps. This back looks similar to the old style doctor’s bags.
Wristlet – small think wallet like rectangular shape with a looped strap.