Barrel Bag

 A barrel bag is a larger bag shaped in the form of a barrel that fastens using pull strings at the top. The barrel bag often has one thick shoulder-length strap to be worn with. They are normally made of such fabric compositions as canvas and are often used for travel or to carry numerous objects. Barrel bags are normally worn with outfits for colder seasons or for those who are travelling. They are more likely to be used by men and have been associated with the army.

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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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