Cult Gaia's 'Ark' bag is this year's answer to the picnic bag Jane Birkin made famous in the '70s. Made from lightweight natural bamboo with inset top handles, this large version is made in the style's curved silhouette and will even hold a paperback. The Instagram set like to display theirs on bookshelves and coffee tables - why not do the same when you're not using it?
Saint Laurent's quilted textured-leather bag has black hardware - including the iconic 'YSL' plaque - for a super sleek finish. We love how the interior includes a zipped compartment and 20 card slots so you can forgo a wallet. Detach the chain shoulder strap to carry this style as a clutch.
TOM FORD BEAUTY's 'Clutch-Size Lip Balm' is part of the brand's limited edition 'Soleil' collection. This conditioning formula has a creamy, jelly-like texture and imparts subtle, buildable color. 'L'Odissea' is a pink-sorbet hue that works well day or night. - Comes in a sleek gold and white tube -Instructions for use: - Apply a single stroke for a glossy sheen, or add another coat for richer coverage - 2g/ 0.07oz.
Belt bags have been spotted on the likes of Kendall Jenner and Sofia Richie, and if you're looking for something understated to try out the trend, Theory's version is ideal. Made from smooth black leather, this sleek design is minimally detailed with a silver designer stamp and has two zipped sections. Remove the buckled strap to carry yours as a clutch.
Prada's 'Cahier' bag is detailed with ornate silver hardware inspired by the binding of historic books. Updated in a fresh white and tan colorway, this version is made from supple leather and punctuated with turquoise embellishments. It opens to a well-organize interior sized to fit all of your daily essentials. Detach the shoulder strap to carry it in-hand as a clutch.
Clare V. knows what it takes to make covetable bags. Take this 'Circle' clutch for example - its curved shape and bead-embellished 'Le Freak C'est Chic' slogan will not only look cool with a whole host of outfits, but will also score you extra likes on Instagram. Made from soft textured-leather, this piece has a detachable top handle so it can also be carried in the crook of your arm.
Prada's classic bag has been constructed in Italy from durable textured-leather. Though compact, it opens to several compartments for organizing cards, bills and coins, and comes with a handy vanity mirror. The fine gold chain shoulder strap can be tucked inside so you can carry it as a clutch.
Loewe's 'Gate' bag debuted on the label's Spring '18 runway and we're confident it will only be a matter of time before it gains the same cult following as the house's 'Puzzle' style. Expertly made at the label's atelier in Madrid from panels of leather, this color-block design has hand-painted trims, a knotted belt and compact interior sized for just the essentials. Carry it as a clutch or by the detachable shoulder strap.
First making its debut on the Fall '16 runway in Milan, Prada's 'Pionnière' bag is reworked in a structured shape with chunky gold hardware. It's crafted from plush black velvet and opens to a compact interior that's spacious enough to hold your cardholder, cell phone and lip color. Carry yours as a clutch, or cross-body using the optional chain strap.
Saint Laurent's textured-leather 'Monogramme' bag is structured like a wallet on the inside - use the zipped compartment for coins and bills, and the 10 slots for credit or business cards. The silver chain strap is detachable so you can carry it like a clutch, too.
Gucci's iconic 'Sylvie' bag is scaled down to a mini size that has just enough space for essentials - think a phone, lipstick and cards. Crafted in Italy from smooth leather, this ivory design is punctuated by the house's archival striped webbing and buckled gold chain. Detach the slim chain strap to carry yours in-hand as a clutch.
Gucci's 'Sylvie' mini shoulder bag has been made in Italy from smooth leather with striped webbing and a buckled gold chain - both coveted details from the house's archives. This structured design opens to a suede-lined interior sized to hold your keys, lipstick and phone. Detach its chain strap to carry yours as a clutch.
Saint Laurent's interlocking 'YSL' logo was first created in 1961 by poster artist Adolphe Jean Marie Mouron. Impeccably crafted from smooth black leather, this 'Kate' bag is spacious enough to hold your daily essentials - think cell phone, card holder and keys. Carry it by the adjustable chain strap or in-hand as a clutch, letting the heritage tassel swish as you walk.
Saint Laurent's iconic emblem was first created in the '60s and is just as relevant today. Designed to be carried on the shoulder or held as a clutch, this 'Kate' bag has been made in Italy from chic croc-effect patent-leather with silver hardware and a swishy tassel. This compact design is fitted with six card slots and has enough space to hold your phone and lipstick, so it's perfect for evening events.
Loewe's new 'Gate' bag made its debut on the Spring '18 runway – models either wore it clutched in their hand or slung on their shoulder. Crafted in Madrid from smooth leather by the house's master artisans, this small saddle design is defined by its knotted front belt and finished with contrasting white stitching and hand-painted edges. Adjust the strap if you'd prefer to carry it cross-body.
We love how Loewe's 'Hammock' bag can transform from a tote to a clutch with just a few folds of its pliable sides. Crafted from textured-leather, it's detailed with painted black edges and opens to a canvas-lined interior that has more than enough space for daily essentials. Carry it on busy days when you'll be heading straight to dinner from work.
Saint Laurent's 'Kate' bag has been spotted on the arms of some of the most stylish women. Made from plush velvet, this compact design is adorned with the signature 'YSL' logo and opens to a leather interior sized to hold your cardholder, keys and cellphone. It looks just as chic worn cross-body by the chain strap as it does in-hand as a clutch.
Rely on accessories like Valentino Garavani's candy-colored 'Rockstud' bag to add a little color to monochrome outfits. Made in Italy from bright-pink textured-leather, it's outlined in the label's signature pyramid studs and has a suede-lined interior that fits a phone and a small wallet. Wear yours cross-body or detach the strap completely to carry it as a clutch.
Versus Versace's clutch is adorned with a gleaming gold lion's head – the Italian house's symbol since 1989. Made from smooth black leather, this structured design will easily house a wallet, cell phone and lipstick. Hold it in-hand, or carry yours by the polished chain shoulder strap.
Our favorite thing about Loeffler Randall's clutch is its ability to transform an outfit, whether it's a breezy beach dress or your trusty jeans and tee. It's beautifully woven from rainbow striped straw and trimmed with pompoms along the sides.
The latest addition to the label's cult bag collection, Loewe's 'Gate' design made its debut on the house's Spring '18 runway. This version is made from panels of soft leather and suede in a saddle silhouette that's defined by a contrasting knotted front tie and white stitching. Detach the shoulder strap to carry yours in-hand as a clutch.
Jonathan Anderson heralded his 2013 arrival at Loewe with the debut of the 'Puzzle' bag - it has since become one of the label's most popular styles and is often spotted swinging on the arms of style influencers such as Susie Bubble, Anna Dello Russo and Kate Foley. Updated in supple ecru suede and army-green and black textured-leather, this version can be carried by the top handle, slipped over your shoulder, or carried flat as a clutch. Stow smaller items in the practical zipped pockets.
Street star Yoyo Cao was photographed outside the Spring '18 shows during Paris Fashion Week clutching the chain of THE VOLON's 'Cindy' bag between her fingers. Designed in a cool lantern shape, it's made from silver cracked and textured-leather and has wispy navy ostrich feathers hanging from the base.
Embrace this season's love for high-shine accessories with Valentino Garavani's 'Rockstud' clutch. Expertly crafted in Italy from gold textured-leather, it's hand-embellished with the house's signature pyramid studs and opens to a suede-lined interior. Carry it by the wristlet or front straps to evening events.
Every pale-gold stud on Valentino Garavani's shoulder bag has been galvanized to retain its shine for years to come. Made in Italy from smooth ivory leather, this compact style has a surprisingly roomy interior that's split into three compartments. Drape the sleek chain strap cross-body or tuck it to carry yours as a clutch.
Saint Laurent's 'Sunset' bags have been spotted on the arms of Kendall Jenner, Olivia Culpo and Gigi Hadid. Scaled down to fit just the essentials, this version is made from pale-pink croc-effect leather and detailed solely with the house's signature plaque. Tuck the chain strap to carry yours as a clutch.
Anthony Vaccarello's debut show for Saint Laurent proved that the brand's heritage 'YSL' plaque is here to stay. Crafted from textured-leather, this timeless black shoulder bag has polished gold hardware, two main compartments and an internal zipped pocket. Unclip the thick cotton strap to carry yours as a clutch.
Cult Gaia's best-selling 'Ark' clutches have been all over our Instagram feeds via those lucky enough to get their hands on them. This miniature version is made from gray acrylic that has a beautiful glossy, marbled finish. Try knotting a silk scarf at the top to conceal your belongings.
THE VOLON's sculptural bags are like little objets d'art - each design is intended to let its wearer tell stories about their lifestyle, character and identity. This 'Chateau' clutch is held from a burnished-gold T-bar and crafted from both cracked and textured-leather. Switch between showcasing the mirrored silver or navy side depending on the occasion.
Expertly crafted in Italy and studded by hand, Valentino's leather shoulder bag is a classic design. The deceptively spacious twill -lined interior will easily fit your wallet, cards and cell. Wear it cross-body with the gold chain strap or carry it as a clutch.
Leandra Medine Cohen is a fan of whimsical bags and so are we. Kayu's embroidered clutch is designed in the shape of a lemon slice and has bead embellishments to resemble pips. It's hand-woven from straw and unzips to reveal a twill-lined interior.
Off-White's Virgil Abloh creates cult-hit accessories that make you sit down and take note – in this case, quite literally. Crafted from smooth leather, this compact clutch is designed in the shape of a writing pad, with binder detailing and 'FOR DISPLAY ONLY' printed in contrasting white lettering. Attach the slim shoulder strap to wear it cross-body or around your neck.
Precisely made and studded by hand, Valentino Garavani's 'Rockstud' clutch is a timeless investment in the label's iconic luxury. This supple leather bag has three compartments to hold your day-to-evening essentials. Carry it by the detachable wristlet or hand strap.
Cult Gaia's 'Ark' bag became an instant hit with influencers when it launched last year, and we love how the label continues to reinvent it in fresh new guises. Updated in pristine white, it has a structured semi-circle shape and sizable interior that's large enough to store just the essentials. When you're not showing it off on vacation, it'll complement most outfits back in the city, too.
Since debuting at New York Fashion Week last spring, Marc Jacobs' 'Snapshot' bag has been reworked in 70 different versions, including this millennial pink take. Stamped with the brand's interlocking 'J' plaque, it's made from textured-leather in tonal shades inspired by a hibiscus flower. The two satin-lined compartments will fit your essentials, while the striped canvas strap can be detached if your outfit calls for a clutch.
Prada's slim pouch has been crafted in Italy from supple textured-leather. Punctuated with the house's brass plaque, it's perfectly sized to use as a clutch or to slip inside a larger tote. Carry it on your shoulder, or adjust the strap to create a wristlet loop.
Jérôme Dreyfuss' 'Remi' bag looks so cool contrasted with heritage checks, jewel-toned eveningwear or even elevating denim. Made from gold textured-leather, this compact design opens to two compartments fitted with six card holders, a mirror and a zipped pocket. Loop the chain shoulder strap around your wrist to carry as a clutch.
Bottega Veneta's 'Lauren' clutch was initially made as a one-off piece for Lauren Hutton in the '80s cult film American Gigolo . It wasn't until the actress walked the label's Fall '17 runway carrying an exact replica that the style was revived. This teal version has been expertly crafted in Italy from hand-woven intrecciato leather and is lined in taupe suede. The slouchy shape ensures it tucks comfortably beneath your arm.
Saint Laurent's 'Monogramme Kate' bag works just as well for evening as it does for daytime - simply detach the strap to carry it as a clutch. This small style has been crafted in Italy from storm-blue leather and is punctuated with the house's iconic plaque and chain fringed tassel. The wallet-inspired interior has plenty of compartments for your cards, bills and cell phone.
Whether going out for drinks or celebrating a wedding, Christian Louboutin's silver lizard-effect leather 'Paloma' clutch is a perfect way to add a little shimmer to your look. It's embellished with scores of pale-gold studs and has a red interior that's fitted with a wealth of slots for cards, cash and coins. Attach the slim chain strap to carry it cross-body.