Base shaper is a piece of cardboard (some are made of plastic) that is used as base for some handbags to prevent it from sagging. In addition to that, Base shaper also help to create some form you your handbag. Some of the popular handbag models that used a base shapers are Louis Vuitton Speedy and Neverfull, Longchamp Le Pliage and Prada. Reason being, these bags does not have a base and because of that it will sag. With a base shaper, it helps to create some form and it helps to prevent sagging, see picture below
This is how it looks like inside the bag with a base shaper from CloverSac
What People likes about a Base Shaper?
It helps to prevent bag from sagging which makes it look sloppy. Keeps bag in proper form
What People Don’t like about a Base Shaper?
They are concern the corner may damage the handbag interior. It add additional weight to the handbag