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?
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.
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?
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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