a small, narrow, square shape purse, reminiscent of a French loaf of bread (baguette)

Baguette: a small, narrow, square shape purse, reminiscent of a French loaf of bread (baguette)
Barrel: shaped like a barrel or closed tube, typically with shoulder-length straps
Bowling bag handbag: a famous 1990s “unfashionable” fashion for more youthful ladies, modelled after American bags used to carry bowling balls
Bucket bag: formed like a bucket, medium-size or massive, with shoulder straps and a drawstring closure
Clutch: a handbag without handles with detachable chain strap, rectangular in shape, frequently an nighttime bag however used throughout the day as properly
Doctor’s bag: modelled after a Victorian era physician’s bag for making housecalls
Drawstring: a handbag that closes with a drawstring on the top, may additionally have wrist- or shoulder-period straps, famous as an nighttime bag fashion
Half-moon: shaped as a 1/2-moon

Crocodile pores and skin handbags in a conservation showcase at Bristol Zoo, England
As a fashion accent, handbags may be categorised in step with the silhouette of the bag, in addition to the kind of handle. The modern popular purse silhouettes are (as of 2011):