On Wine Bags, Cosmetic Bags, and Specialty Bags
“Bags, bags, bags! That’s all you talk about!” Well, yes. We just love the topic too much! Besides, were you really expecting anything else from a website called Totebag Factory? Bit of cloak and dagger is fine for costumed parties, but we’re not really trying to mislead you here.
Undoubtedly, you must be wondering what today’s topic is going to be. First of all, I’m glad to see you here! Whether you’re a returning reader or someone who has just discovered the strange new concept of “tote bag,” you’re more than welcome to take a seat and join us.
Today’s lecture is going to quickly describe what could potentially be the walking (technically immobile) embodiment of what every “wine mom” stereotype needs: a bag specially designed to carry their booze!
That’s not all. On the list, we’re also going to explain why you should consider other alternatives to carrying your items. Because despite what most people think, bags don’t have to be boring!
Yes, There Are Even More Types of Bags
If you’ve gotten to know us, then you no doubt know we’re outright obsessed with bags. There are so many things to like about them, from being a way to express your character and personality to quite simply be the best manner in which we can carry our essentials with us.
Although it might sound like these ideas came from mad scientists that specialize in various degrees of bags - like us - we’re sad to say we’re not behind the invention of these crazy, innovative new types of bags.
And in case you don’t know what we’re talking about…
We’re talking about wine bags, cosmetic bags, and specialty bags: the unknown trifecta of shining tote bag power that can impress even the most dour-faced, close-cut Wall Street brokers.
Or coal miners, we suppose.
“Are you telling me a tote bag can impress a rough, hardened, and non-materialistic coal miner? No way!” Yes, way! Because, believe it or not, there’s more to a bag than just carrying out groceries like meat and beer.
This is where specialty bags come into play.
What Is a Specialty Bag? Why Do I Need One?
If you use a plastic bag to carry around a collection of knives, then there’s a large probability it might get punctured and torn apart at one point or another. While you might be able to carefully position and maneuver the way you use the bag, it’s highly inconvenient constantly trying to reshuffle yourself as well.
The solution for this would be a far more durable specialty bag that has been specially designed to carry knives. Because, yes, roll bags for knives also exist! What we’re trying to say is that there are a lot of scenarios that leave bags lacking in one area or another, and fortunately, even that area can eventually be covered by a specialized bag.
Take wine bags and cosmetic bags, for example. By all means, they can be considered as being specialty bags, since their use is much more focused than just lugging around your basics. While you might be able to carry your makeup kit in a normal bag, it’s probably going to get really dusty before you pull it out.
Conversely, a wine bag would be perfect to carry around a couple of important bottles. Because between adults, booze is always a tremendous gift - and packing it in a fancy bag that displays luxury and opulence is one of the best ways to present your intentions.
But that’s not all. Just because something is called a specialty bag doesn’t even necessarily mean it’s a bag! At least, when it comes to our product categorization.
Don’t know what I’m talking about? Let me explain our repertoire!
Badge Holders, Fanny Packs, and Drawstring Bags
Of course, a badge holder isn’t quite a bag. But it’s as close as possible to what is essentially a specialized container for an exact type of item. Are you perhaps part of a large business, company, or corporation, and find yourself annoyed at how inconvenient it can be to carry the badge that allows you in the building?
We’re not surprised. Put it in your pocket, pull it out again - oops, it slipped from your finger - better bend over, pick it up, scan your badge, walk past a set of revolving doors, put it back in your pocket, realize you need it again for another upcoming doorway, sigh…
You get the point. What about a badge holder with a clip to significantly cut down on all the effort you make? That way you can affix it to the hem of your jeans and simply swipe it towards the scanner whenever you need to without having to stuff it deep inside your pockets only to tediously pull it out again.
That’s not all, either. A badge holder is generally the perfect way to describe who you are and what you’re doing in some place or another. If you’re attending an event and can call yourself a relatively important person, then being able to point to your badge when people ask your name will save you a lot of time.
And brainpower, at the end of the day - because events are really energy-consuming.
Running Track? Buy a Fanny Pack!
We’re not going to hide it any longer. The golden days of fanny packs are gone and we really miss them. Goodbye are the 70s and 80s where almost everyone in New York sported a fanny pack and looked amazingly stylish while doing it.
That’s not to mean we’re going to give up on fanny packs, though. They are supremely convenient! Compared to a backpack that feels bulky, pulls on your shoulders, and is tedious to take off, a small fanny pack seems like the most fitting alternative.
In case you’ve never used fanny packs before, let us tell you they’re very, very useful. I mean, how many times have you taken a backpack with you only to store a half-liter water bottle? We really need to stop doing that. There are much better alternatives out there!
A fanny pack can hold your phone, your wallet, your credit cards, a water bottle, two crumpled tickets to a canceled 2021 concert, a pair of carved bone dice ordered from a Lithuanian shaman, and about three to four bags of activated peanuts. And you know what? We’re willing to bet you can also properly store a chicken thigh or two in there without cramping up your style.
If you’re an athlete, then a fanny pack is probably the best invention since electrolyte water for you. That’s because you need anything but a bulky container, and a fanny pack can hold all your essentials without annoying or inconveniencing you. Gatorade, anyone?
This Is Where I Draw the String
Some people like to be special. Sure, you can get a traditional tote bag and have to carry it by its U-shaped handlebars, but maybe you want to grip the mouth of the bag like a chicken stuck in a vice because that’s simply your style.
If you’re a fan of a different ergonomic design when compared to what is mainstream, then a drawstring bag might be a great fit for you. As with everything on our website, all of our bags are fully organic and made from the highest quality materials sourced from across the globe.
That means that regardless of what shape your bag has, any product you purchase from us will be durable and resistant. Drawstring bags are awesome when carrying around pretty much everything, especially since they’re made from organic textiles that are far sturdier than plastics on average.
Oh, yeah - fun fact - did you know that drawstring bags are purported to have originated as far back as the time of the Ancient Egyptians? Several hieroglyphs depicting people carrying cinched bags have been found, which really helps make a point on how a lot of inventions that took off during the modern age are anything but modern!
My Kingdom For a Wine Bag
Life can be really stressful, which is why we must occasionally balance it out with a glass of wine. Or two - we don’t judge! Like it or not, alcohol can help dampen a lot of our fears and worries. And good friends know what friends need!
That’s exactly why next time you gift someone a bottle of fine Cabernet, you should consider putting it inside a bag so awesome and flashy it would one-up most birthday cards. Because that’s exactly what wine bags have been designed for!
To explain it simply, a wine bag is this vertically elongated bag that’s supposed to perfectly hold a bottle inside. Pretty much like clothes for your wine bottle, really. If you know anyone that is in love with wine, then gifting their bottle in a bag like this would greatly enhance the experience and presentation!
There isn’t just a single “wine bag” concept, however. Since wine bottles can easily get damaged during transportation, more specialized wine cases have also made their appearance on the market. Previously, they used to be the domain of hotels and restaurants.
Now, you can offer someone a wine bottle held in crude yet very protective styrofoam covering that is nothing short of saying, “I care about you so much I’ve been protecting your wine all this time!”
That’s adorable, by the way. If you do that, then you’re something special.
What if your friends don’t drink, though? Maybe a cosmetics bag so they can keep themselves prim and proper at all times!
Love For Cosmetics
Ladies love cosmetics, and that’s not liable to change anytime soon. For better or worse, young girls more often than not carry around so many makeup tools and hygiene products it’s liable to make a US Marine buckle under the weight!
Among the biggest challenges for a makeup enthusiast is figuring out ways to take all of your important cosmetics with you. While you can theoretically put them in a fanny pack, the odds are you want to fill it with something more frequently needed than primer or powder.
To this end, we have cosmetics bags, allowing you to tote around your important cosmetic essentials without struggling to fit them all. One big advantage of a cosmetics bag, for example, is that it features multiple pouches and holders for everything from nail polish to files. That means you’ll know exactly what is where!
Because organizing all of your makeup material must undoubtedly be hard, you can also use cosmetics bags to help separate your products. For example, you don’t really need to carry them around, really. Simply spreading a couple of them out in your bathroom as pre-prepared “makeup packages” can save you a lot of time!
Bag On, Baby!
To make a full circle, “bags, bags, bags!” Even shoe bags! We love talking about them! Although we certainly cover more sensible topics such as the worst effects of plastic on the environment as well, our primary focus is and will always be bags!
That’s exactly why we’re going to keep talking your ear off about them until we turn you into one of us. Because we like your look and style and we’re already clamoring over the privilege of welcoming you into our tight-knit community. Our customers might be from all over the world, but we’re all together when we spend time on the website.
And, thankfully, we can always have a chat through our blog. I’ve been talking a lot, I know - do you have anything to say?
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