the Bag was originally only served to bring the goods, but now its function is to beautify the appearance or for fashion purposes alone. Most people, especially women, very pay attention to the match between the clothing that she wore with the bag is carried. The model of the bag that we often use today is actually derived from the handbag/bag hand the common people in ancient times.
new Bag as popular as it now is after the occurrence of the historic events of the second world war, when it a lot of ads that adorn the magazines and newspapers that display a wide variety of handbags and the model. this makes the thought patterns and social behavior of the community changed, was that he was only looking at the bag as a tool for lifting objects into a piece of fashion that can beautify and raise the degree of the wearer.
the History of the Early Presence of Bag In the World
the bag lady in ancient times
At that time, the bag is only made of simple materials such as synthetic leather, fabric, and vinyl. Because genuine leather is quite rare and expensive, so it’s made of synthetic leather as an alternative for the use of leather as the raw material of the bag. Synthetic leather dominates as much as 60% of the leather bags on the market.
in addition to the material mentioned above, there is also a paper bag or thick paper which was originally used by the Chinese during the Tang Dynasty. Chinese people used to use paper bags to store a variety of goods including tea.
in addition to the paper bag which was originally used by the Chinese People, people of the world own initially new to the bag as the wrapping of bread. After that comes the plastic bags on the market about 25 – 35 percent and eventually circulated massively in the market. At this time, the plastic bag itself is easy to find in supermarkets because it is used as a substitute for a paper bag.
the Beginning of the Appearance of the Bag
the History books that the Egyptians have been using the bag around the 14th century although in historical writings other mentioned that the people of Ancient Egypt also use the waist bag for traveling.
waist bags are also commonly used as belt fasteners of the waist. Embroideries and embellishments are there on the bag reflect the social status of the person. This is because more and more luxury the garnish means the bag is more difficult to be made.
In the 16th century, created a handbag or a tote bag that is easy and practical to use in daily activities. Its materials are made of leather material that has a buttoned fastening on the top.
At the time of this travel bag is larger and used by means of crossing them at the agency. Bag a fashionable new appear in the 17th century, is characterized by the emergence of the various smaller sized bag that has many forms and models.
The woman at the time it also makes the bag beautiful embroidery and used to be married later. In its development, more and more bags and hand-crafted beautiful and unique that is produced by the women in that era.
Enter the 18th century appeared the trend of fashion neo-classical which is very popular with model skimpy clothes or open for women. The trend of this fashion makes a small bag or purse look inappropriate when taken. Therefore the women at this age start using the handbag.
Women also have different types of bags that have different functions and their use tailored to the activity undertaken. It is again influenced by the magazines and media that expose at once to popularize it.
Although the shape of the bag is different, the contents of the bag of the woman are more or less the same. Which contains equipment make up like a wallet, powder, lipstick, and perfume.