By: Thubelihle Chance Ntombela
More than just an additional piece in your wardrobe, a bag completes your outfit. After all, what’s an outfit without a perfectly integrated bag?
Spring fashion is focused on bright and vibrant colours, and men have begun bringing their A-game when matching outfits and bags, whether in fashion streetwear or fashion runway. There’s a bag for everyone and every outfit; even fashion brands have started rethinking the lines between femininity and masculinity.
Not so long ago, a man seen carrying a leather briefcase was classified as either a job hunter or a rising entrepreneur. The fashion’s ongoing quest to change the dynamics of the fashion affair is rapidly growing, and we’re here for it. Different bags dovetail with different attires, just like how there are essential accessories and shoes for complementary garments depending on your lifestyle. From on-trend mini bags to leather backpacks, men’s tasteful eye for bags in all designs, shapes, and sizes makes an outfit complete. Most men now understand that carrying a bag isn’t emasculating.
WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN IT COMES TO CHOOSING A BAG FOR AN OUTFIT?
1. Colour and Size
I grew up told that to be stylish, the colour of my bag had to match my sneakers. Not that I had a huge wardrobe to choose a variation of bags and sneakers from, yet that statement always made sense to me. Colour matters when choosing the perfect men’s bag for any outfit. Instead of a nude and dull choice, opt for different splashes of colour; bold combinations can liven up old items.
Size is another undeniably significant factor. Most people—men—go for baggy or lengthy bags, and while this may complement the outfit, smaller sizes are trendier in this digital and ever-evolving fashion world.
Why not level up with louder bags in terms of patterns? Trend enthusiasts and those into timeless classics invest in a collection of luxurious bags, meaning they choose bags guaranteed to stand the test of time as far as style and quality are concerned. Picking out genuine leather is an investment that will pay dividends in the long run.
3. Find a Style That Fits Your Everyday Life
Looking good and having a bit of substance are both crucial. Look out for bags that cross the boundaries and fit in with various situations, from the boardroom to weekend getaways with your loved ones.
The quickest way, without a doubt, to polish your aesthetic look is with a bag! Think about crossbody bags, evening bags, oversized shoulder bags, and wristlet bags. The key, however, to buying a good bag is knowing what to do with it in the first place. Whether you are looking for a luxury tote bag or a minimalist styling that goes with everything and has enough volume to hold your personal belongings, there’s a variety of bags to choose from! Add a bag to your collection now – what are you waiting for?