Summer is all about changes. From a new makeover to a different wardrobe, changing up your look can feel liberating and cheerful. One way to express this transition is by looking for different textures and materials. Start small with one of the most important types of handbags: the clutch. Whether its a minaudiere or an oversized version, textured clutches are happening all over the fashion-sphere. Scope the hottest and most fashion-forward ones below.
Clutch On to Rubber
For summer, Anya Hindmarch's iconic Valorie gets the rubber treatment. This semi-opaque clutch will give any outfit a fashion-forward spin. The light blue color feels right on season and contemporary, while the gold hardware gives this bag a luxe touch.
The Straw Effect
While pursuing a more colorful palette during the summer is an obvious choice, don't forget to also incorporate different materials and textures to your wardrobe. Start off small with an accessory like this vibrant clutch from Brazilian designer, Serpui Marie. This straw minaudiere features a structured frame and optional chain strap. Fun accents like a removable tassel and a shell pyramid detail at closure add charm and a ton of personality to this clutch.
The Sporty Clutch
For a sportier look, grab this two-tone pocket clutch from Marc by Marc Jacobs. The dark navy provides a contrasting backdrop to the fluorescent orange pockets, giving this clutch a modern combination. Additionally, the large pocket detailing provides a unique touch that is bold and fashion-forward. Patent leather and the metallic logo lettering at top handle give off a polished finish.
The Glitter Hold
For a night out on the town, rock a sparkling accessory like this acrylic clutch from Jimmy Choo. The iconic Candy clutch looks even more glamorous than usual in a gold glittery finish. Eye-catching and chic, this clutch is a great investment for your wardrobe.
A Decadent Design
Incorporate a sleek addition to your bag collection with this Miu Miu velvet and lizard clutch. The black velvet and glossy lizard top handle make for a luxe combination that feels glamorous and decadent. Additionally, the short top handle give this sultry handbag a vintage feel that is both feminine and commanding. Pair this stellar clutch with a structured outfit for a high-fashion finish.
For the Rock Star
Perfect for the edgy gal, this pink glitter clutch from Nine West features rock star-worthy knuckle dusters. Great for a night out, this sparkly bag is both eye-catching and fun. Best part, this affordable clutch will cost you less than $70.
Put a Cork In It
One of this season's most striking handbags comes courtesy of jewelry designer, Kara Ross. Just like her gems, Kara infuses a minimalist design but with a unique touch to this cork clutch. Gilded details like gold specs and a golden framed faceted crystal at center create a glamorous design that feels like jewelry. Pair this avant garde bag with a romantic frock for a modern day fairy tale finish.
A Ray of Sunshine
Add a bright hue to your summer wardrobe with Emily Cho's oversized yellow python clutch. Already spotted on the likes of fashion darling Blake Lively, this fashion-forward clutch is bound to be a heavy-hitter among the fashion elite. Cut by hand, this python embossed clutch has a raw quality that is unique, modern, and eye-catching. The yellow hue is perfect for summer, adding color and brightness to any ensemble.
While suede is usually associated with fall and winter, the neutral color and holographic accents on this Topshop clutch is ideal for a summer setting. This affordable leather clutch is perfect for the feminine girl who likes a bit of edge in her style. The silver holographic accents add a contemporary dimension to this otherwise girly bow clutch.