A great bag does much more than just house all your essentials or complete an outfit. The way you carry your purse can tell a lot about your personality. That’s right! Your purse style and the way you carry it can provide insight into who you are.
Body language expert Patti Wood told Reader’s Digest that the way you hold your bag can translate to invaluable cues about you. Whether you’re reserved, spontaneous, fashion-forward or anything in-between, the way you carry your bag can explain the way you view the world.
“I am fascinated by purse behavior,” Wood shares. “Purses are a gender identifier: a way to show your status, your taste and creativity, and personality.”
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