Your Crossbody Bag Buying Guide
Crossbody bags are timeless , thanks to their style and practicality.
In Kipling's crossbody bag buying guide, we will look at all the different features of crossbody bags, the different sizes they come in for various purposes, and how they differ from other popular styles of bags. We will help you find the best value for your money when it comes to finding the perfect crossbody bag for you.
What is the best Kipling crossbody bag?
The best crossbody bag for you might be completely different to the best crossbody bag for someone else. Choosing the best Kipling crossbody bag will depend on your own personal style, as well as your everyday needs and what you intend to use your crossbody bag for.
The best piece of advice we can offer to those looking to invest in a new crossbody bag that offers the best value for their money, is to invest in a bag from a reputable retailer. Look for high-quality materials that are designed to last a long time.
Buying items you love that are also made from long-lasting, top quality materials are the best way to avoid buying fast fashion items that don’t stand the test of time.
How big is a crossbody bag?
Crossbody bags come in a variety of different sizes, from extra small to medium and extra-large, making them suitable for many different needs. They usually come in sizes of about 7.8L” x 5.9H” x 1.9D”.
Smaller crossbody bags are ideal for those who are out and about and need to take just a few essential items such as a mobile phone, cash, cards, sanitary products and a passport for anyone travelling abroad.
Small crossbody bags come in many styles for both men and women. Popular for its functionality and multiple pockets, ALBENA small crossbody bag with pockets is the perfect pick. Fashion-conscious individuals may also be interested in alternative styles such as the SEEN IT wearable bag vest from the Kipling and Woodstock collaboration.
Medium-sized crossbody bags come in sizes of about 14"L x 11.75"H x 7.25"D and are a popular choice for anyone going out and about on day trips. Medium styles such as the GABBIE come in a variety of different colors. ALMIRO comes with an adjustable crossbody strap and has a casual-neutral look, making it a popular crossbody choice for people of all genders.
In comparison, large crossbody bags such as the HANIFA laptop bag measure about 15.25''L x 16.25''H x 5.25''D. Designed to carry your laptop and other essentials for work, the SUPERWORKER also comes with a detachable, adjustable shoulder strap for wearing it as a crossbody bag. Multiple colors are available to suit every gender and taste.
Are Kipling crossbody bags in style?
Kipling crossbody bags are not only in style, but they will likely never go out of style. Offering the ability to carry your items slung across your shoulder and torso makes crossbody bags more comfortable than other bag styles, as they distribute the weight across your body.
Another added advantage of crossbody bags is that they offer a convenient, yet secure way to carry your belongings where you can easily access them and keep an eye on them in crowded areas.
Why are crossbody bags so popular?
Crossbody bags are popular among all ages and genders because they are so versatile. They offer easy access to your items while also offering a secure way to stow your belongings wherever you go.
What is the best travel crossbody bag?
The best travel crossbody bag for you is the one that best fits all of the items you need to carry. If you are someone who likes to travel with a large camera, plenty of snacks for the family, wet wipes, tissues and everything else shy of the kitchen sink, you will likely need a larger crossbody bag such as the NEW URBANA bag, which comes with a removable crossbody strap .
If you are looking to travel lighter, however, check out a smaller style such as the NEW ELDORADO small crossbody bag, which offers just enough space for travel essentials, such as your cards and phone.
What is the difference between a sling bag and a crossbody bag?
The main difference between a sling bag and a crossbody bag is that a sling bag is a bit bigger, having more in common with a backpack, only with one strap.
The confusion between a sling bag and a crossbody bag comes from the fact that both can essentially be worn across your body. A sling bag tends to sit more on your back, however, a crossbody bag is typically worn across your body, with the body of the bag on the end of the strap sitting near your hip, like the ALBENA.
Use this guide to choose your next crossbody bag. Closely consider exactly what you’d like to use your crossbody bag for before investing in the best style for you.