Does A Bride Need A Purse? These Cute Clutches & Purses Seem Necessary

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It's wedding season, y'all, which means that you probably will not only be attending weddings, but will also be in them, too. Heck, maybe you're even getting hitched yourself, which leads me to the question: Does a bride need a purse? Put this on the list of things I've never thought about before, but am now obsessively thinking about.

I'm nowhere close to getting hitched, but plenty of my friends and coworkers are. I imagine that in about a couple of weeks, my timeline is going to be lit with gorgeous wedding photos, whether they be at the beach, in an awesome city loft, or beautiful backyard. Essentially, I'm obsessed with weddings, and this is actually my favorite season of the year.

As a wedding lover, I've found myself spending hours on my Pinterest board, picking everything from table settings, to invitations, to photo booth ideas, to locations. Oh, and I've already picked my three wedding songs, and have flipped through more than one bridal magazines to find the perfect dress. Call it an obsession, if you will. I call it a hobby.

But the tiniest details are ones that I often forget about, mainly, day-of decisions, and what the heck you actually wear on your big day, besides your dress and gorgeous shoes. According to Brides magazine, you don't necessarily need a handbag on your wedding day, since chances are, you won't be needing to carry anything like cash, your license, or keys. And, you can rely on your trusty relatives and bridesmaids and friends to hold things for you.

But, if you're like me, you'll want a few important items with you at all times. Lipstick, phone, tissues, Chapstick, and mints are always a good to keep on you during the ceremony and reception. And these small and elegant clutches will not disappoint.

1. The Minimalist

440 Envelope Embossed Lizard Clutch, $218, dvf.com

Simple, elegant, and can be used post-wedding, too.

2. For The Glitter Lover

Sondra Roberts Ombré Glitter Clutch, $78, shop.nordstrom.com

A little glitter goes a long way.

3. Pretty Gold

Badgley Mischka Melinda Geometric-Pattern Evening Clutch Bag, $231, neimanmarcus.com

Why settle for one color when you can have multi?

4. Hardware

Ted Baker London Convertible Cross Body Bag, $139, shop.nordstrom.com

This one gives you two options to carry, too.

5. Criss Cross

Marciano Pleated Satin Minaudiere, $98, guessbymarciano.guess.com

Texture is everything.

6. Gem

Theodora Metal Cage Gem Clutch, $158, bcbg.com

This resembles a pretty little jewel.

7. The Multi Panel

Vince Camuto Aleni Minaudiere Evening Bag, $109.99, amazon.com

Does this double as a mirror, too?

8. Embroidered

Ivanka Trump Ivanka Domed Minaudiere, $195, zappos.com

Love the romantic feel of this one.

9. Beaded Beauty

JNB Beaded Minaudiere, $100, shoptiques.com

It's all in the little details.

10. Pearly White

Inge Christopher Erin Minaudiere, $180, bluefly.com

Elegant, yet modern. The perfect combination.

11. Snake Skin

Halston Heritage Oblong Snake-Embossed Minaudiere, $295, 1.bloomingdales.com

Insert eye-heart emoji here.

12. Natural Straw

Kayu Jen Natural Straw Clutch, $185, halsbrook.com

For the lover of texture, this clutch is for you.

13. Metallics Galore

Treesje Asymmetry Clutch, $145, bluefly.com

Sleek as a mofo, and perfect for more than just one formal occasion.

Depending on the dress you're wearing, you'll most likely spring for a different type of clutch. Maybe you want to stay super traditional, and go with a white or cream clutch. Or, maybe you're more modern, and are into an embroidered or metallic look. Either way — If you choose to have a bag on your wedding day, we have you covered

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