There’s nothing we love extra in style than an sudden comeback, which is why the current inflow of clutch-purse sightings has us so excited. Ever since Bottega Veneta’s artistic director, Daniel Lee, launched his now-ubiquitous Pouch bag within the S/S 19 assortment, manufacturers have slowly begun testing out the purse model that went out of vogue years in the past. (Keep in mind wristlets?) Now, equally pillow-like clutches are all over the place, as are different clutch types like mini drawstring sacks, lunch-bag look-alikes, and even standard-issue black envelope shapes. Nonetheless odd it’s to assume that the purses we so typically introduced with us to center college dances are cool once more, it’s true: The clutch bag is again.
We will’t give all of the credit score to Lee. Different beloved handbag designers comparable to Mansur Gavriel, Loewe, and Staud have additionally performed a job within the return of the clutch purse, as have Cult Gaia, Simon Miller, and Little Liffner. Primarily, each model that’s frequently noticed on Instagram has tossed its clutches into the ring, making it subsequent to not possible for us to keep away from getting a method of our personal any longer. In the event you’re able to welcome clutches again into your common rotation, maintain scrolling.
Forward, we rounded up one of the best designer clutch baggage available on the market proper now, all of which really feel surprisingly at dwelling in 2021.