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21 Most Popular Designer Handbags Worth Investing (1 – 6)

Designer handbags are actually all over the place now because many people think they are worth the investment. Despite being very expensive, here are the compilation of 6 out of 21 most popular designer handbags that is worth investing :

1. Hermes Kelly Bag

Hermes Kelly Bag
Hermes Kelly Bag

Introduced first in 1935 and later renamed in 1956, this bag is not only one of the most coveted Hermes bags, but it is worth investing the most in the history of fashion. Hard to get (the waiting list is endless), but certainly more difficult to get rid of, Kelly was renamed after actress of American origin turned Monaco Princess Grace Kelly, who carried the bag everywhere she went and also said to have used to hide her pregnancy.

2. Givenchy Antigona Duffel

Introduced first in the collection of Givenchy autumn / winter 2011, this bag has been reproduced in countless colors and finishes since then. It is one of the best designer handbags for those who are always looking for something simple, practical and above all elegant.

3. Chloe Drew Bag

Chloe Drew Bag
Chloe Drew Bag

This is the designer handbag that has been touted by countless celebrities so far, ie the Chloe Drew Bag is introduced! It is probably the most copied handbag in the history of designer handbags high end, and it is not hard to understand why! Elegant and simple, which is worth the investment of fashion worldwide

4. Chanel 2.55 bag

Born in 1955 and reborn in 2005 by fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel 2.55 bag is certainly one of the most famous around. Perhaps one of the most legendary designer handbags of all time, Chanel 2.55 was named after the month (February) and the year of its creation and could be considered a kind of personification of fashion views of the fashion icon Coco Chanel.

5. Fendi Baguette

Fendi Baguette is a designer bag made famous by the television series Sex and the City, which can rightly be considered one of the main focuses of the fashion industry for emerging fashion designers. Fendi Baguette, just like how its name implies, is a small pochette that elegantly sits under either arm, like a loaf of French bread. Designed by Silvia Venturini Fendi back in 1997, it was “the first bag was treated as a dress”, as it appears in Vogue by Venturini Fendi as well, and is probably one of the greatest comebacks in the fashion industry. Those who love designer handbags collection can not miss this!

6. Legend Alexander McQueen

Legend Alexander McQueen
Legend Alexander McQueen

Legend of Alexander McQueen has been a popular bag in the bag world in recent years, and never stop charming fashion in the coming decades, too. Legend consists of 3 key styles (tote, shopper and clutch), and the shopper is the highlight of the group. The shape of the bag indicates that the trend of strengthening Flared popularized by Celine, not going anywhere yet. The base of the bag has structured corners, and from the bottom to the top of the bag, the wider width finishes with a curved, racked top. It is one of the most elegant and timeless design bags worth investing and the reason is not difficult to understand.

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Watch’s Basic Movements Part 2

Watch Movement

The internal mechanism of a clock marking the time. Watchmaking in modern day is common to find the same motion in a series of watches that are produced by the same company. Here are the rest of the basic watch movements :

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watch

– Automatic Movement

Also known as a Self-Winding Movement, is a mechanical movement in which the mainspring is wound automatically by the natural movement of the hand carrier or winding box. An automatic movement contains an eccentric weight (or a rotor) rotating about a pivot. The natural movement of the user’s wrist causes the rotor to move. This movement is translated into a circular motion of the rotor, which winds the mainspring. Most watches with automatic movements have enough backup power to keep the clock running for 48 hours. This allows the clock to remain running while remains static overnight.

Over Winding

Even after the watch is fully wound, the automatic reloading mechanism keeps on working, therefore, measures should be taken to prevent the mechanism from putting pressure on the mainspring access. A slipping clutch or bridle is installed in order to prevent overwinding. The bridle transfers additional force of the fully wound mainspring allowing it to keep proper tension.

– Quartz or Kinetic Movement

Seiko developed the first Quartz movement. In this particular movement, a rotor rotates a small electric generator. The generator charges a battery or capacitor that powers the movement. This eliminates the need for the replacement of traditional battery routine.

– Flyback

An additional feature that appears on some chronographs watches that allows the user to start, stop and restart the timer independent of all other chronograph functions. – Quickset Date allows the user to set the date by simply turning the watch crown until the correct date is finally shown on the date wheel.

– Parachrome

rolex
rolex

Rolex wanted to produce a spiral that was resistant to magnetic fluctuations as well as the clash. After years of experimentation, Rolex finally developed a metal alloy that fits the needs. A combination of the merging niobium and zirconium in a high vacuum at 2400 ° C and electrified by 5, 000 volts. After the metal was removed from the furnace, it reacts with atmospheric oxygen and turns blue. And this metal alloy called Parachrome. Parachrome blue spirals are used in the Rolex Milgauss, Rolex GMT-Master II and a number of other watches.

– Jewels

Referring to the number of jeweled bearings utilized in a watch movement. Originally jewel bearings were made of naturally occurring gems such as diamonds, garnets, rubies and sapphires. Jewel lined bearings have been widely used because of their small size and weight, low, predictable friction, temperature stability, and ability to operate without lubrication. All these factors increase the precision of a clockwork mechanism or a precision instrument while reducing maintenance cost and frequency. Manufactures use the number of jeweled bearings used as a point of ads on their watches. The most common number of jewels in a watch is 17, however, the more complex the movement, the greater the number of jewels used. – Caliber A term used to describe horological movement of the timepiece. This term was originally used to refer to the size of the movement, however, it is now used to refer to a specific model of a movement.

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Watch’s Basic Movements Part 1

Watch Movement

The internal mechanism of a clock marking the time. Watchmaking in modern day is not uncommon to find the same motion in a series of watches that are produced by the same company. Here are some of the basic watch movements :

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watch

– Manual Movement

A watch movement consists of the following components:

– Mainspring

A source of energy in the mechanical movement. Winding (or rotate) the corona winds the mainspring. Gradual unwinding of the mainspring turns the gears inside the mechanism of the clock.

– Gear Train

Consists of a number of wheels or gears that transmit energy stored in the mainspring to the escapement to drive the wheel. There are 2 functions of a gear train :

1) Scaled up rotation speed of the mainspring. Allowing the use of a very strong and slow turning mainspring to be used to maintain tension without the need to be wound per day.

2) Allow the escape wheel’s rotation to be divided into units of time (seconds, minutes, hours).

– Escapement

Part of the motion that transfers energy from the mainspring by using the gear train to the time keeping element (the balance wheel) in same, not irregular increments.

– Balance Wheel

A weighted wheel that receives energy from the escapement that is driven by the gear train. A balance wheel rotates back and forth and is returned to its central position by a spiral. Each spin of the wheel is called a “tick” or a “heartbeat” and allows the gear train to advance for a fixed amount which in turn allows the train line to move. Depending on the need, a watchmaker can adjust the steering wheel to operate the clock faster or slower.

– Dial Train

Also known as the handsetting train, is a set of gears that translate the energy of the steering wheel and transfer to the hands of the clock that letting them to move and show accurate time.

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Clutch VS Wallet

Shopping for a clutch or wallet is fun, but there are differences that help decide which one to choose or buy to make it up for what is actually needed, here are the differences:

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clucth

– Style

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wallet

No matter what you choose, either clutch or a wallet that will be tucked inside a handbag almost all the time to carry out on the town, you ought to find the one you love. Any clutch or wallet worth purchasing will be well-made and complement your personal style. Materials, colors and finishes abound but are looking for something that feels true to its style and is well enough to last. Leather is a precious material, classic material aging very well and can easily handle regular use. Waxed canvas is another option, both durable and elegant, with an even more attractive growth along with the time.

– Size

As for the differences are, there are some minor points to consider. Firstly, functional size. A clutch and a wallet both serve as an elegant (hopefully) and functional way to carry your basic needs: cards, cash, and identification. The difference is, a clutch will also hold your phone, keys, and brightness favorite lips. If you are choosing between a wallet or clutch, contemplate about what you want to put into it. Of course, a small clutch and a large wallet will be practically the same thing, so you can not go wrong in this case.

– Visibility

While a wallet usually done inside a bigger handbag, a clutch is usually carried on by itself and, wait for it, then clutched in the hand (or under the arm). Do you usually carry a handbag or wallet? Then find a wallet you love that will suit best with your favorite bag. Are you planning not to use or give up your handbag for the evening? A clutch is the way to go. (Mainly because it will have enough room to include in the essentials your handbag would normally covered).

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Pocketbook VS Purse

There are actually debates about what is the difference between pocketbook and purse. Interestingly, the difference seems more evident through different generations and regions: simply a variation word choice as opposed to a real variation bag. The differences can also be according to the size of the bag. Still, there might be others who use the terms depending on the time of day. Let’s see the following differences:

pocketbook
pocketbook

– Size

This is where the discussion vs pocket bag really gets confusing. Some will say that a bag is small and is used to carry notes and coins maybe an abbreviated term “coin purse”. A pocketbook, then, is a bag in which to carry purse. Many others, however, say that a pocketbook is smaller, not necessarily small enough to fit in a pocket, but smaller than a purse and is used more as a wallet or clutch. A purse, then, can also become a bag large enough to carry pocketbook inside.

purse
purse

– Time of Day

Some women think of pocketbook as their “day” bag and purse as their “evening” bag. It would seem that both words can even be applied to the same bag depending on the time of day.

– Region

There are always exceptions, of course, but speaking about this in general, the northeastern and southeastern regions of the United States offer the greatest use of the term pocketbook. Meanwhile, the more common term remains across the western, southwestern and midwestern regions is purse.

– Generation

Although “official” language research shows investigation of language use of pocketbook and purse is spread fairly even across generations, the general consensus in forums and similar point of “pocketbook” being more old-fashioned and antiquated term. However, a word that sounds old-fashioned, does not mean it is not used regularly. In any case, many actually favor the word because of its ancient period and classic touch. In general, however, younger generations tend to favor the words “purse” or simply “bag”.

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The Differences Between Backpacks and Rucksacks

Backpacks

A pack that is carried on one’s back. Although Americans did not invent the backpack, the term were coined and were popularly used until now. In the U.S., a backpack is often referred to a child’s schoolbag, but in a broader sense, a backpack will be a suitable pack for a day trip or weekend trip.

A good backpack for adventures will be made of waxed canvas or a technical fabric. It has two shoulder straps (not just a child’s schoolbag), the shoulder straps actually carry very little weight. And, for that reason, the load is mainly detracted to padded hip belts. Hip belts transfer the backpack weight from the shoulders to the hips, thus, will be able to carry most of the load with body’s largest muscles, legs. But, to be effective, especially with heavy loads, hip belt of the packs must be long enough to wrap around the front of the hip bones, not up at the waist. Rucksacks

backpack
backpack

Essentially a large, rugged backpacks. The word “rucksack” is taken from the German “der rücken” which means “the back.” Rucksack is a pack often used for camping or hiking, and a good one is made of strong waxed canvas or technical material. This type of pack has pockets and belts used to hold heavy loads and can accommodate a bigger and more quantity of things than that of a backpack. Rucksacks may also have hip belts and often chest straps as well. A large rucksack is an ideal pack to use from an extended hiking and camping adventure to traveling around the world.

rucksack
rucksack

As similar as backpacks and rucksacks are, there is none but one particular distinction found is that “rucksack” tends to be a term that is more commonly used in a military application, and rucksacks also tend to have a main entry point at the top of the pack, which is normally bound or locked tight.

Both backpacks and rucksacks will allow carrying heavy loads more easily than is possible in a purse or on the front of one’s body. The choice between these two packs is really a matter of how many things is needed to take or carry and how long those things need to be carried.

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The Cons / Disadvantages of Messenger Bags For Men “Are messenger bags actually better and more comfortable than backpacks?”

It is safe to say that everything depends. Also, unless the environment and working place is in urban setting, where most men carry some sort of bag for their personal belongings, waiting to be looked at and even screened by security. So, what are the disadvantages of the messenger bags?

messenger bag
messenger bag

1. It is not so comfortable for cyclists

Cycling around the city in the summer season can be fun, or it can be a terrible nuisance instead. It depends on the city, of course, the purpose of the trip (business or leisure?), but also has to do with how equipped someone is. Anyone who rides a bicycle on the regular, and sometimes when he / she is needed to take bulkier stuff, like a laptop, a book or two, and / or assignments for school will tell you that backpacks are the last resort. They make your back sweat like crazy and are usually only suitable for longer trips, which are required to carry a load. Messenger bags may be more comfortable for shorter trips when you need to make several stops and do not carry much. However, still it is uncomfortable for the following reasons:

– Because they hang low on the back, which will still sweat a bit;

– They can throw off the balance on the bike, in case of being overloaded;

– They can seriously stress shoulder on trips that are more than a couple of miles.

For all the above reasons, seasoned urban cyclists recommend suitcases, backpacks or luggage in most scenarios. The only exception is when, for example, when the direction is only heading downtown to work on laptop for a few hours and then meet friends for drinks.

backpack
backpack

2. Less stable than a backpack

Based on the point above, even if the situation is not during biking, messenger bags can be felt as a little harder to handle than backpacks sometimes. While commuting in rainy weather for example, and the messenger bag does not come with a shoulder strap that has a strong grip, the bag will keep slipping out. In the same way, if a heavier load is needed to be carried, shoulder will rapidly go sore with a messenger bag which would not be the case with a backpack.

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The Cons / Disadvantages of Messenger Bags For Men “Are messenger bags actually better and more comfortable than backpacks?”

It is safe to say that everything depends. Also, unless the environment and working place is in urban setting, where most men carry some sort of bag for their personal belongings, waiting to be looked at and even screened by security. So, what are the disadvantages of the messenger bags?

1. It is not so comfortable for cyclists

Cycling around the city in the summer season can be fun, or it can be a terrible nuisance instead. It depends on the city, of course, the purpose of the trip (business or leisure?), but also has to do with how equipped someone is. Anyone who rides a bicycle on the regular, and sometimes when he / she is needed to take bulkier stuff, like a laptop, a book or two, and / or assignments for school will tell you that backpacks are the last resort. They make your back sweat like crazy and are usually only suitable for longer trips, which are required to carry a load. Messenger bags may be more comfortable for shorter trips when you need to make several stops and do not carry much. However, still it is uncomfortable for the following reasons:

– Because they hang low on the back, which will still sweat a bit;

– They can throw off the balance on the bike, in case of being overloaded;

– They can seriously stress shoulder on trips that are more than a couple of miles.

For all the above reasons, seasoned urban cyclists recommend suitcases, backpacks or luggage in most scenarios. The only exception is when, for example, when the direction is only heading downtown to work on laptop for a few hours and then meet friends for drinks.

2. Less stable than a backpack

Based on the point above, even if the situation is not during biking, messenger bags can be felt as a little harder to handle than backpacks sometimes. While commuting in rainy weather for example, and the messenger bag does not come with a shoulder strap that has a strong grip, the bag will keep slipping out. In the same way, if a heavier load is needed to be carried, shoulder will rapidly go sore with a messenger bag which would not be the case with a backpack.

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The Pros / Advantages of Messenger Bags For Men

Men who walk or ride bike a lot, who often carry laptops, and generally away from home on a regular basis, will have repeatedly asked themselves (and their friends, bros, mothers, etc.) to this question as old as time:

“Are messenger bags actually better and more comfortable than backpacks?”

messenger bag for men
messenger bag for men

For the first steps, it is safe to say that everything depends. Also, unless the environment and working place is in urban setting, where most men carry some sort of bag for their personal belongings, waiting to be looked at and even screened by security. And now, let’s dig right into it, what are the advantages of the messenger bags are? The Advantages / Pros :

1. They are more professional than other options, both in form and in function

Like most men with a white collar job today, they might need to carry their laptops from point A to point B, from time to time. Perhaps they work from home almost every day, but have the occasional business meeting downtown. Perhaps as a freelance and need to bring laptop to a network or brainstorming session or meeting. Perhaps commuting to work. Whatever the case, the messenger bag is the smarter choice, both in terms of style and functionality. In short, it is bigger than a fann pack (mono, but is not suitable for larger items), and almost as big as most backpacks. However, unlike a backpack, messenger bag will look very similar to a professional laptop bag. Bonus: it will also help to set the style as to avoid looking like a dorky schoolboy kid.

messenger bag for man
messenger bag for man

2. It is much easier to find stuff

At the time when a pen is needed to write something quickly, the phone is also ringing, and it is in some nook or cranny of the backpack. Meanwhile, arms behind the back as if giving a strange kind of reverse hug. Forget that hassle and carry a messenger bag instead. With all their pockets and inner compartments, it becomes a breeze for quick access to an item that is needed at this time.

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5 Types of Today’s Modern Man Bags

Any man of fashion knows that the bags have become a necessary tool and the style accessory. It is no longer seen as the only element of a woman’s item, men’s bags are masculine, attractive and ideal additions to any contemporary wardrobe. Here are the 7 bags :

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1. Briefcase / Attache Briefcases are probably the oldest form of “acceptable” bags for men. but they are no longer boxy; in fact, that’s the only traditional element discarded in the modern briefcase.

2. Messenger Bag Classic Like how it is named, the messenger bag is designed after the bags traditionally carried through history by – who? – Of course, it’s messengers. Often made from canvas and swung through the shoulder, messenger bags have acquired a whole new meaning in urban fashion.

3. Duffel / Carry-all bag Any man who travels needs a travel bag for weekend trips or business trips for three days. Large, bulky luggage has been transformed into bags, stylish holdalls (or carryalls).

4. Newsboy Bag / Satchel Just like the advent of the newsboy cap, the newsboy bag is a classic style that has become synonymous with casual wear for men. It is similar to the style of the messenger bag, but its traditional canvas exterior makes it a little less formal than the second bag.

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Bag

5. Vertical messenger bag Squarer version of the messenger bag, a camera bag is a rectangular bag that is meant to be tied across the shoulders. Convenient for tourists, but good for any man on the road, a camera bag is a discreet but is also a seriously stylish way to carry your belongings. What makes the camera bag stand out as classic men’s is their ability to bring a touch of masculinity to an outfit. It is a simple style with a lot of functions.

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