When deciding on a new bag, one of the first things to consider is what type of material or fabric you’d like it to be made out of. As a Nike bag designer once said, “when I design anything, my first instinct is to think about the materials and the properties of these materials.”Read more "9 Types of Materials that Bags are Made Of"
Small Leather Goods have been used for much of human civilization as tools. This is an overview of some of the more commonly used small leather goods today. 1. Key Case The Key Case features hooks or loops to attach several keys. Many key cases also include multi-functional pocket organizers for additional storage. Key Cases […]Read more "11 Types of Small Leather Goods"
Wallets & Purses are a category of small bags used to store and access monetary items. Serving both a dual purpose of keeping your money safe and secure, while also acting as a fashion accessory item, wallets and purses are a must have essential in every persons bag or pocket. 1. Purse A Purse is […]Read more "12 Types of Wallets & Purses"
Luggage & Trunks are primarily used for transporting personal items during travel. Most of these are also considered large bags that vary in either a hardside or softside case based on personal preference or use case. 1. Hardside Luggage A Hardside Luggage suitcase is constructed from harder and durable materials like aluminum, ABS, polycarbonate, or polypropylene. Made […]Read more "9 Types of Luggage & Trunks"
Athletic & Functional Bags covers bags that serve a specific functional use case like a camera bag, golf bag, or travel bag. Unlike other categories of bags that are grouped by their design and the way in which they are carried, Athletic & Functional Bags can be carried in a variety of ways, depending on […]Read more "24 Types of Athletic & Functional Bags"
Crossbody & Shoulder Bags are another category of small leather bags with many similarities to Clutch & Handheld Bags. Both categories of bags are appropriate for a range of occasions and are therefore sought after by designers and consumers alike. The difference between the two categories, however, is that while Clutch & Handheld Bags don’t […]Read more "17 Types of Crossbody & Shoulder Bags"
Clutch & Handheld Bags are some of the most desirable and sought after bags due to their iconic designs and use for different events and occasions from casual to formal. What groups all of the bags in this category together is that they are all small bags that are primarily held without any sort of […]Read more "18 Types of Clutch & Handheld Bags"
Backpacks and Waist Bags cover a category of bags that are primarily carried either on your back or attached to your waist. Because of the weight distribution support from your shoulders and waist when carrying a backpack or waist bag, it allows you to carry more items and not worry about shoulder pains from a […]Read more "9 Types of Backpacks & Waist Bags"
Did you know that there are over 100 Types of Bags? For many of us, a bag is a must-have accessory that serves both an aesthetic and practical use case. Every day we use bags to simplify and carry on with what we need to do and it turns out that there’s a specific type of bag for every type of activity you may encounter. […]Read more "100 Types of Bags, Backpacks, and Leather Goods You Should Know"
I asked Kevin if your bag had a superpower, what would it be? So at the time, a lot of the internal conversations at Nike were around the idea of portraying athletes as superheroes. Today, kids look up to athletes because they’re the ones achieving superhuman things. We needed to create a bag that would empower KD and athletes…Read more "How a Nike Bag Designer Collaborates with Athletes"
Accordion A type of internal construction found in handbags and briefcases, where the compartment folds open like accordion bellows. Aniline Leather A kind of leather dyed with soluble dyes so that it retains the original hide’s skin structure and natural characteristics, such as the ’grain’ texture on the surface. Appliqué Elements applied to […]Read more "Bag Glossary"