National Handbag Day
National Handbag Day is an annual celebration observed on October 10th of every year. Handbags are indeed a vital thing for any women. Their love for handbags is neither accurate nor approximate. It is perhaps innumerable. Why not a day for this fashion accessory? Celebrate every handbag on the National Handbag Day.
“To me, accessorizing is the most fun part of an outfit. While I don’t think you can’t rely on accessories to make a dress that isn’t working work, I do love jewelry and handbags more than anything.” – Anna Kendrick
History of National Handbag Day
The National Handbag Day was first celebrated in the year 2013. It was created by Purseblog, a handbag industry with a blog that follows the fashion and handbag. Handbag Day acknowledges the importance of handbags in daily life and the fashion. A handbag is a purse or pouch often used by women to hold personal items. It is a handled medium-to-large bag that is often fashionably designed in many shapes and sizes. The celebration of the day recognizes that a handbag as an essential item of an individual’s closet. A handbag is a larger accessory to holds objects beyond currency, like personal items. The purse is a term that originally refers a small bag for holding coins. It is used even now to refer to a small coin bag in British English. They were made of soft fabric or leather. It was worn by men as often as ladies.
American English typically uses both purse and handbag interchangeably. A handbag is a term that begins appearing in the early 1900s. It was most often used in referring to men’s hand-luggage initially. During this period women’s bags grew larger and more complex, and the term was attached to the accessory. The Industrial Revolution of England brought the usage of the modern-day purse, clutch, pouch or handbag. The rationing of textiles for World War II during the 1940s led to the manufacturing of handbags made of raffia or crocheted from yarn materials.The oldest known purse dates back to more than 5000 years.
Other Celebrations on October 10
October 10 is also celebrated as
- World Mental Health Day
- SHIFT10 Day
- National Cake Decorating Day
- World Homeless Day
- National Face Your Fears Day
- World Porridge Day
- National Hug a Drummer Day
How to Celebrate National Handbag Day
Celebrating the National Handbag Day is very simple. Buy your high-end handbag of your favourite brand on this day. Celebrate the designers who make fashionable handbags of your choice. Do you have a large collection of handbags from vintage style to modern? Then it is a perfect day to show the world. Take pictures of your handbags and share them on the social media using the hashtag #NationalHandbagDay.