Ladies Aren't Wearing Clutches Like They Used to Anymore
For some, the word clutch connotes something small, dainty, and compact — maybe even something elegant, like the Anya Hindmarch bag Kate Middleton wears with all her fancy dresses. But hit the streets during Fashion Week, and you'll find that these days, a clutch is oversize. It's a statement piece that might even work as the focal point of an outfit. A clutch is what women are "doing" with their hands.
While you might predict satchels with shoulder straps and pockets to be the most decorative, pouches are quickly becoming the more personalized option. You could invest in designer Dior, which comes complete with an edgy, wear-it-on-your-sleeve handle. But one scroll through the looks here, and we predict you'll be more inclined to pick up a clutch with a vibrant pop of color, a slogan, or an added embellishment.
Scroll on for a few examples of the latest in clutchwear, then shop similar styles and tuck one under your arm.
Shop for a designer clutch with big, bold letters.
You can even nix your longer chain and utilize the bag strap for a makeshift clutch.
Slip your hand through the shortest handle to emphasize the silhouette.
Look for artsy details, like the laces on this Marni style.
Fur clutches are for all seasons.
Think of your clutch as the ultimate statement piece, and put its graphic pattern on display.
Tuck it away under your arm, but maybe not entirely.
Never shy away from color.
Use a bright, embellished design to contrast your look.
Or one in the same tone as your outerwear to complement it.
A quilted Miu Miu style makes quite the avant-garde statement.
Your clutch should be as edgy as you want it to be. It should speak to your soul.