Drawstring bag

Drawstring bags focus on the fastening of the bag being closed through pulling the string at the edge of the top of the bag. They often form a rounded structure when closed and can date as far back as medieval times, usually being paired with a soft cloth in a small shaped pouch. Drawstrings bags may also be referred to as duffel bags, rucksacks and medicine bags and can be associated with many trends and cultural groups.

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Hollyann Prince

Written by Hollyann Prince

Hollyann Prince, graduating in International Fashion Business at Nottingham Trent University next year, currently writing the Silhouette & Looks and Accessories section of the Dictionary for Catwalk Yourself. A lover of fashion history and everything unique.


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