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Article: What Color Handbag Goes With Everything? A Style Guide 

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What Color Handbag Goes With Everything? A Style Guide 

We buy clothes regularly, but to buy complimenting handbags each time can be a bit of a hassle and very heavy on your pocket.

Unless you are not someone with a habit of collecting bags, you don't want to keep thinking about which bag will go with your outfit today, or you wouldn't like to spend on buying handbags every time you buy clothes. Handbags are a luxury purchase and we generally don't buy them quite often. 

This could be a matter of problem as to how to accessories your variety of clothes and outfits with the same handbag. It is cost-effective to have a handbag whose colors match most of your outfits. 

So here are some colors that you can go for while buying a handbag, so that you can carry the same handbag for various looks.

You can go for tote bags, satchels, hobo bags, crossbody, or slings depending on your fashion style, purpose, and need.

You should go for bags that have detachable straps so that you can turn them into any style of handbag according to your look, mood, and outfit.

Different bag colors to style:

  1. Nudes

Nude colors are like true saviors when your outfit does not have a uniform color tone. Nude colors go with every color. You can pair a nude color handbag with an all-black, all-white, or metallic color outfit. They go with everything.

You can go for dark nudes that are a little lighter than sand or lighter nudes that are a little darker than the color of champagne. Nude handbags pair well with western, Indian, and even Indo western outfits. If you are wearing a loud color, a nude handbag will balance it out.

Also, If you are dressed for a party, a nude handbag will give you a more elegant look and save you from looking overdressed.

Nude color gives a very chic, elegant, and aesthetic look to your outfit. If you are a working woman, a nude handbag will be perfect for your daily office bag. A nude color handbag will look the best when paired with dark tone colors as it will be able to stand out from the overall color pallet of your outfit.

You can try to pair it with black, brown, dark greens, and dark blues for the best look. You can go for dark vanilla, blast off bronze, tan, and light taupe colors in a nude shade pallet for your handbag. A tan handbag from Zouk can be the best choice as Zouk bags are trendy, classy, elegant, spacious, and vegan. 

  1. Blacks

Black is a universal color. A black purse goes well with your Indian dresses and formal wear. Every style guide that you swear by, will suggest you have at least one handbag of black color.

A black handbag will go perfectly with a vibrant look that you have created, or a black sling bag will also blend with a contrasting color outfit. Black handbags are also great for college, office, or casual outings. You can pair it with black footwear if you are wearing a colorful outfit to look more put together.

If you are into leather, Black leather handbags give out a very elegant look.

It is a known fact that black handbags go perfectly with a formal look, but if styled In the right way, black handbags also look very chic with Indian outfits.

You can go for a crossbody, a bucket bag, a tote bag, or simply a handbag with a detachable strap to make the most out of one bag. Black is such a versatile color, that you can go for any shade of black and your handbag will look amazing.

For reference, some popular shades of black are carbon black, super black, coal-black, midnight black, ebony, jet-black, etc.

  1. Pastel Colors

The fashion mantra of today's time is "less is more".

So rather than going with bright, and loud colors, you should go for pastel colors. Pastel colors are the new aesthetic that the fashion market is very much following right now. Pastel colors look great on all black, or monochrome outfits by giving a not too bright but subtle color pop.

Lavender handbags, baby blue tote bags, mint slings, coral wallets, and peach hobo bags are a few of the most popular and on-trend colors and bags.

A handbag in the pastel color shade will be an all-rounder and savior for any not-so-good day. .

A pastel pink or powder blue bag will be apt for daily use, or day parties, or you can also use it as an office bag. You can pair it with a denim outfit with white sneakers or could wear it with an Indo western maxi dress and you will achieve a not so overdone, but classy look.

  1. Greens

A forest green handbag looks impeccably chic and vibrant. You can also opt for tea green, lime green, emerald green and moss green when going for wallets, totes, slings, and hobos. These shades bring an essence of calmness and are extremely mind soothing. If you want something common yet classy, you can go for olive green handbags. 

  1. Reds

How can you forget about red color handbags? A cherry handbag for coffee date, a rose sling for movie date, a crimson purse for cocktail party, a ruby hobo for family invitation, a sangria tote for weekend trip, and a berry shoulder bag for daily running errands - there is a red for everyone. 

  1. Blues

After red, blue is the most abundant color in our wardrobes. Blue looks immensely stylish, and gives a royal vibe. You can carry shades of blue to the office, parties, and trips. 

  1. Whites

And last but not least, white. The white color adds a pinch of freshness to your look. A white color handbag will blend magically with a monochrome outfit.

You can go for a white clutch if you regularly attend parties and gatherings. It will uplift your look in the best way. A white handbag undeniably gives out a very luxurious yet very low-key look.

You can also go for a white jute handbag if you are a college student or someone who generally wears Indian outfits. White handbags can create magic when paired with contrasting colors.

White handbags go very well in most of the seasons too, from fall, and spring to winter, and summer. White is an understated yet very well perceived color choice for a handbag.

A white handbag will go with any color outfit of yours because white as a color goes well with most colors.

Red and white, black and white, blue and white, grey and white, lavender and white, all of these are very pretty and chic combinations. So, white can go with pastels, nudes, blacks, and even metallic shades. There are a plethora of shades of white color for you to choose from - cream, eggshell, vanilla, ivory, off-white, etc

Have a look at these vegan handbags from Zouk -




FloMotif Handbag


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Chittoor Red Kalamkari Handbag


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Ikat Brown Multi Wave Handbag


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These are some of the colors and shades that are so versatile that you can buy one handbag of any of the above-mentioned colors and use and flaunt it in various ways.

You can create a boho look, a party look, an Indo western look, and whatnot!

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