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Fashion High Five: The top 5 clutch bags for party season

December 5th 2014 / Laura Fantacci / 1 comment


Our resident fashion expert Laura Fantacci picks her clutch bag edit for the festive season and beyond



A slogan bag seems to be THE clutch of the moment, but let’s face it, how long are they going to be “in” for, really? I remember seeing this bag at the Monsoon and Accessorize press day and instantly falling in love with it – it’s such a fun piece but at £19 it’s a guiltless buy. Wear it to give your Christmas and New Year LBDs a modern spin – it’ll also make a great prop in all your Instagram pics!



I invested in this super slick Jil Sander clutch bag, £240, a few seasons ago and have worn it to everything. It’s a great size that fits everything you need on a night out, as well as most of your day essentials should you want to carry it as an oversize clutch in the day. It looks and feels expensive – once you’ve invested in something like this you never need a black clutch again.



For something a little bit out of the ordinary I love this Whistles, double sided black and baby blue faux fur clutch, £50, which makes a perfectly appropriate winter choice. Pair it with your cigarette trousers, an oversize knit and some statement earrings and you are sure to make an entrance.



A bejeweled clutch is always a good idea and will never go out of fashion, so it’s really worth investing in one that you will use time and time again. I love this Stella McCartney number, £795 – despite being heavily embellished it’s still relatively understated, and will be perfect for the woman that loves to dress up her jeans with a pair of heels instead of opting for full-on party dresses.



For me, the covered-in-glitter Anya Hindmarch Valorie, £350, is the ultimate party clutch, so much so that I have two: one in multicoloured glitter and one in navy glitter. I wear the first with gold and cream/white dresses, and the navy one with black dresses and even to dress up denim – all year round. I’ve had them for years and always recommend my friends to invest in one because they really won’t need (or want) anything else at a party.

MORE GLOSS: Laura Fantacci's favourite party dresses


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  • Joe
  • March 25th 2015

Clutch bags are always in trend which helps to enhance one's persona.I am much more addicted to accessories matching to my dresses like Caps ,Scarfs ,Footwear's ,Jewelry etc . along with Bags .Visit website for more collecion of Footwear's for your dress .

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