Summer calls for a flurry of parties and events where you can flaunt your best floral dresses, showcase an array of saucy sandals and sparkling accessories and generally have a little more fun with colour and print. The fact that the weather has been (touch wood) holding up for the last couple of weeks has induced a plethora of outdoor soirees. To ensure you're as light and breezy as the summer air, here's our favourite fun clutches with a vacation vibe.
Styling by Rebecca Corbin-Murray
1. Charlotte Olympia, Toucan Suede and Leather Clutch; £395, motilo.com
Think you can't pull off avian accessories? Well we've got news for you - you can if it's a toucan! The gorgeous simplicity of this beautifully shaped clutch is only made better by the cuteness of your new faithful fashion friend.
2. Rauwolf, Degrade Gemstone Clutch; £958, motilo.com
Three major trends have their boxes ticked with this gorgeous clutch: pastel, ombre and stripes. Put them all together and what do you get? Something that's both futuristic and feminine.
3. Kenzo, Animal Print Watersnake Clutch; WAS £127 NOW £89, motilo.com
Kenzo seem to be a bit of a fashion-buzzword at the moment, because everyone who is anyone is wearing them. Therefore it's almost a crime that this incredible bright leopard print pouch is so cheap...
4. Olympia Le-Tan, High Days Holidays Embroidery Clutch; £1,035, motilo.com
Any Olympia Le-Tan will add kudos to your wardrobe, but there's something so warm and inviting about the cover to this particular classic that it makes us feel on holiday, even if we're stuck in the city.
5. Rochas, Severine Flat Clutch; £507, motilo.com
The ultimate girly clutch, this beautifully made and incredibly sophisticated bag will perfectly balance out a huge array of outfits, whether it's a simple white summer dress, or a more daring metallic evening number. Versatility is the name of the game.
6. Proenza Schouler, PS11 Textured Python Clutch Bag; £1,215, motilo.com
For those will a slightly more festival leaning, the tiny size and handy wrist-strap of this Proenza Schouler item will work well for you. Just the right size for your phone, a couple of dollar bills and a lipstick. What else could a dance-floor demon need?
7. Stella McCartney, Falabella Shaggy Deer Shoulder Bag; £510, motilo.com
The Falabella has always been one of the style-savvy elite's favourite bags, but this new shade of summery yellow definitely ensures it's on our top list. This also comes with a shoulder strap for those who are prone to dropping things.
8. Anya Hindmarch, Courtney Printed Canvas Clutch; £395, motilo.com
Geometric heaven here with Anya Hindmarch's optical masterpiece, complete with signature chunky tassel. A great casual day-clutch for a powerful look.
9. Edie Parker, Flavia Geo Clutch; £395, motilo.com
Thin, gleaming and covered with bronze sequins, this clutch is the absolute perfect companion for any glamorous event. It's also a complimentary and chic companion for your LBD.
10. Charlotte Olympia, Pandora Rio Wooden Clutch; £995, motilo.com
Although you could probably buy a return flight to Rio from the cost of this clutch, why not carry it with you at all times? Less gun crime and more aesthetically pleasing wooden vignettes into peaceful beach life.