The designer clutch bag guide

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  • From iconic styles that will last a lifetime, to statement buys guaranteed to elevate your new season look - it's the Marie Claire Edit of the best designer clutch bags...

    The Spring/Summer season is all about weddings and fancy occasions and so the designer clutch bag is the ultimate accessory to dress up any outfit. In fact, it’s the ultimate outfit-maker.

    Whether you’re looking for an embellished box-style bag for a glam rooftop cocktail party, or a bright clutch for an upcoming church wedding, there are plenty of varieties to choose from the new SS16 collections.

    As always clutches were a focal point of the SS16 collections. Tapping into all of the key trends from metallic to romance, they’re the perfect way to show off your fashion prowess while also nailing the key trends. If you’re looking to elevate your old faithful LBD, or even your weekend denim, this is the way to do. Alternatively, if you’re going for a seriously on-point look, one of the seasons statement designer clutches is the only suitable way to round off your look.

    For your new season splurge, we love The Row’s heavenly (and seriously on-trend) tassel clutch black suede fold over clutch, guaranteed to add a shot of cool to your look, and ideal for using season after season thanks to it’s classic design and go-with-everything potential.

    For something really special, we’re loving the unique styles by Edie Parker. Be like many of the chicest celebrities on the red carpet and invest in one of their stand-out clutch bags. They’re a keeper!

    We’ve rounded-up small statement clutches perfect to complete any evening look,as well as chic and iconic envelope styles to carry easily from day to night and a smattering of straight-from-the-catwalk statement-making clutches to give your new season look a seriously on-point SS16 spin.

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