Posts tagged "clutches"

10 Ridiculous & Adorable Cat Clutches

Cat clutches! They're hip! They're everywhere! Some are perfect and warrant your immediate purchase, others are ludicrously expensive for reasons unexplained, but every single one is adorable.

By: Claire Hannum / December 9, 2014

Must Haves: 10 Party-Ready Box Clutches

Headed out on the town this New Year's Eve? Keep your essentials -- keys, credit card, lipstick and cell phone -- safe in one of these fancy-pants evening box clutches. No longer just for teenagers headed to prom or celebs walking an award show red carpet, these metallic, sparkly and jeweled little purses will give…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 29, 2013

Clutching For Fall

To say that I'm "clutch-obsessed" is an understatement. I'm a full-blown, self-professed addict of these neat little purses. Having practiced all summer, I am now a pro at fitting my daily essentials into a clutch (hint, hint: It all begins with a mini hold-all wallet). So this fall I'm not putting away my clutches for…

By: Annika Harris / September 15, 2011

Clutch This And Don’t Let Go

Everyone needs a simple leather clutch in their arsenal. This American Apparel medium-sized pouch can fit most of your essentials, plus a small paperback. It comes in so many neutral and punchy colors, like rose bowl and buttercup, that you'll have a difficult time choosing just one. But at $50, you can afford to pick…

By: Annika Harris / May 2, 2011

Carry Cows On Your Clutch

My go-to clutch for a night out is a black leather Loeffler Randall number with silver pyramid studs. I love the thing, but can't help feeling that something is missing, you know? Resigned to the fact that I would never find that missing piece, I came to accept my clutch for what it is. Until,…

By: Lily Q / June 7, 2010

Martin Margiela Box Clutch Just About The Least Practical Accessory Out There

I have to admit I have some beef with clutches. Seriously, how many do you own, and how often do you use them? They're oh-so-pretty in principle, but can really only come into play for fancy events where you'll have a place to safely stash your clutch for the evening. Otherwise, sucks to be you,…

By: Leonora Epstein / May 11, 2010

The Adam & Eve Clutch—Fashion’s Original Sin?

Can't quite commit to the popular androgynous fashion trend sweeping the nation? Don't want to wear a boy-cut without having a bit of girlish flair in there? Now you can go both ways with this Adam & Eve purse from Patricia Field. The metallic and lacquer torso clutch is half-man, half-woman—meaning you can swing both…

By: Leonora Epstein / December 29, 2009

Genius—The Newspaper Print Clutch!

Sure, newspapers are dying a slow death around the world, but that didn't stop Mitemite from cheekily reinventing them. Behold, the newspaper print clutch. It's designed to look like a folded newspaper, including the crazy tabloid headlines (Charles Manson! Drunk Europeans having sex! Dead babies coming back to life!) and chrome chain shoulder strap to…

By: Nina Carbone / December 21, 2009

Hands Off, Buddy

You may not be able to easily access your cash with this insane nail purse created by Tom Binns and Corto Moltedo, but it's very, very unlikely you will get mugged. [Fashion Copious]…

By: Susannah Breslin / December 3, 2009

Etsy Find Of The Week: TsuroBride Orwell Clutches

Most of the handbags we own are pretty utilitarian, meaning they blend in with most of our clothes and can hold our everyday essentials: keys, wallet, iPod, phone, lip balm, magazine, camera, apple, and work ID. In short, we lug around our life. So, the few times we get all gussied up, we either have…

By: Catherine Strawn / October 16, 2009

Crave: Nicole Lee Snake Clutch (Win One!)

We know you ladies lead very active social lives when you're not glued to your computer reading The Frisky. We think this leather snake-print clutch from Nicole Lee will help you go from the office to cocktails with friends without forgetting your credit card or lip gloss, because it's the perfect size to use a…

By: Annika Harris / September 25, 2009

The Studded Clutch Goes For Gold

We love fashion editor and street style blogger Caroline Blomst's great eye and chic looks. In addition to blogging at Caroline's Mode and co-running StockholmStreetStyle, she models her latest outfits online for our inspiration. We adore her latest find, this gold stud clutch from Gina Tricot. But if you're looking for something you don't have…

By: Susannah Breslin / September 8, 2009

New Clutch Helps Celebs Beat Paparazzi At Their Own Game

Most of us insignificant peons have no idea what it's like to be hounded by the paps. And I on occasion have thought celebs should just suck it up because if no one cares about you, then your celebrity is over. But they can soon mount a counter defense against the paparazzi: Adam Harvey i…

By: Annika Harris / July 8, 2009

Crave: Awesome Peacock Clutch

Etsy can be total hit or miss. Sometimes it’s just pages of crafty crap, other times weird kitschy-cool stuff. But every once in a while, you’ll find a sleek, totally shoplift-worthy item like this smart peacock clutch. This roomy handbag is made-to-order and in addition to the antique-brass detailing and totally eye-catching embroidery, it i…

By: Robyn Moreno / March 12, 2009

Crave: Lacework Clutch

So you can't afford to buy holiday gifts and a new outfit for a holiday party you're planning to attend. What's a girl to do? Snatch up one of these really cool clutches from girlbyAileen and some coordinating costume jewelry to instantly update your little black dress. Handcrafted from Amy Butler Lacework, this clutch look…

By: Annika Harris / December 11, 2008

Crave: Ivana Helsinki Scarves & Purses

For some, "handmade" conjures up images of poorly constructed crafts. For Ivana Helsinki, it means avant-garde prints from Finland. An oversized coin purse is adorned with a flock of birds. A silk scarf features hearts and daggers. [$84-$160, Beklina.com]…

By: Leonora Epstein / September 19, 2008

Crave: Gustto “Cala” Clutch

Every woman should have a clutch in her wardrobe. And this one is the tops. Its black pebbled leather means it will age well and the pleated leather and gold logo medallion make it even more special. Unlike most clutches, this one will actually hold more than a lipstick, credit card and keys because it…

By: Annika Harris / September 2, 2008

Crave: Clutch This

These clutches from Beegee Bags look like something my mom would have carried in the '60s, and I don't mean that in a bad way. If one of these was tucked away in her closet, I would steal it. [Beegee Bags]…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 18, 2008