By Andrea Cheng
Apr 07, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
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Clutches may be small in size, but they can be pretty big in their impact. Case in point: Cinderella star Lily James brought the fairy tale to life when she channeled her inner princess in a decadent Elie Saab gown, complete with a whimsical Charlotte Olympia clutch cloaked as a clock face, its hands at the stroke of midnight.

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And Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams upped her spring-ready street style game when she accessorized her leafy print pieces with a darling Kate Spade wicker frog ($398; Finally, style savant Solange Knowles injected a dash of playful eccentricity with Stella McCartney's Lucha Libre purse.

Give your ordinary minaudieres a break and add elements of whimsy (or comically cute) to your closet of clutches. One thing's for sure: These novelty statement-makers put the purse in purse-onality.


Shop clutches, from top: House of Holland popsicle, $770; Asos robot, $63; Kate Spade watering can, $328;

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Shop clutches, from top: Lulu Guinness lips, $515; Serpui Marie butterfly, $185; Alice + Olivia vintage car, $135;


Shop clutches, clockwise from top left: New Look strawberry, $23; WXYZ diamond, $855; Moschino Cheap and Chic bone, $450; Charlotte of Olympia Queen of Hearts card, $675;

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