You rarely see a woman without a purse or handbag, From huge tote bags that hold everything to diminutive purses that only hold cash, keys, phone and a lippie, a bag is an essential accessory.
Today's bags come in a truly impressive range of types and styles and colors, but how did we reach this kaleidoscope and eclectic state?
1. Ancient Times
In the society of Ancient Egypt, it was totally common and normal for men to carry around purse-like pouches that they could tie around their waists to carry different items in.