According to this article women’s handbags are getting lighter. The average weight of a woman’s handbag is now 1.5kg, that’s down 57% from last year when the average weight was 3.5kg. The research carried out by Debenhams in order to help them to design suitable bags. It seems the change is not down to the fact that we are carrying less in our handbags but more the fact that popular gadgets such as mobile phones and PDAs are simply getting smaller and lighter.
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