Women's Clutch Bags
Clutch bags are a stylish choice for women looking for a smaller bag that works as part of an evening outfit. Whilst they can be worn in the daytime, and oversized versions are available, traditionally women's clutch bags are paired with formal wear for parties or evenings out on the town.
Some are available with wrist straps or small chains, but traditionally, they are held in the hand or tucked under the arm - hence the name 'clutch' bag. The collection here includes everything from elegant and dainty box shaped clutches, through to sophisticated leather envelope styles and everything in between. Whether you're having brunch with the girls or need a bridal clutch bag for your wedding, there is a range of styles.
Types of Clutch Bags
There are many types and materials of clutch bags available, with new ways of wearing them continuing to come to the fore. As they don't have straps they can be a less practical bag for day to day wear, but there are still many options for how to wear this on trend accessory.
Envelope clutches are popular if you need to fit more into your bag than just a phone and your keys, as they tend to come in larger sizes. Often they are made using leather for a stylish look, although if you want to stand out consider trying a metallic, leopard or floral clutch bag .
Box shaped clutches are practical and often an elegant accompaniment to evening and formal wear. Typically smaller in size than envelope styles, they can be plain or adorned with anything from sequins to pearls, and are great for weddings in particular.
Oversized clutch bags are emerging more as high fashion daytime wear, for example try a casual large clutch for a stylish Sunday lunch outing or an oversized envelope design for a day at the office.
There is also a selection of more quirky clutch bags for women who are looking for their handbag to make more of a statement. From heart shaped clutches to those inspired by fruits or even animals, these are a brilliant choice if you are looking for a unique item that be the talking point of any outfit.
Once you've picked the perfect style, consider choosing different materials to ensure that you stand out with your new clutch bag. Whilst we've mentioned some above, other popular ones include everything from velvet, suede and satin clutch bags , to beaded or fringed designs.