What Is a Clutch Purse for a Girl?

The phrase "clutch purse" can be used to describe a wide variety of bags, similar to how most general terms can be used to describe a large range of bags; there is no precise set of measurements or qualities that define it.

 The clutch purse is essentially a compact, flat handbag with no handles or straps; although, larger bags with a handle or removable straps are also called clutch bags. The bag's two most distinguishing characteristics are its slimness and its primary use as a handbag.

 Bags and purses precede pockets, and the clutch purse appears to be an early answer to the difficulty of transporting valuable tiny items. We know there were such bags because of paintings and tapestries, but few examples have remained due to the perishable materials used to make them.


How to Wear a Clutch Purse?

One of the clutch's appeals is its theatricality; anyone wearing one quickly transforms into a starlet. Because you have to grip it, you are acutely aware of its location; clutches are flashy, made to catch the eye: a clutch purse necessitates performance.

 Princess Diana was known for concealing her cleavage with her clutch when exiting cars or in situations when a high angle photograph would result in an unflattering image. However, it's possible that employing the clutch in this manner served to attract rather than deflect attention.

 A clutch bag can be carried in five different ways:

  1. Hold it like a newspaper at the bottom. It's a safe way to carry the bag plus it frees up one hand.
  2. You can keep both of your hands in front of your body. However, note that this should always be a transitional stance. Otherwise, if you stay in this position all night, it appears as though you don't want to play.
  3. Hold it to the very finish. ‘What is this old thing?' says the narrator casually. You should ensure that you are comfortable with the fastening.
  4. With your index finger extended, hold it at the top. Consider Sherlock Holmes and his pipe as an example of how the clutch purse has evolved into a much more gestural device.
  5. Under your arm. When you have no choice but to eat that delicious platter of food. Again, this is a transitory stance; otherwise, you risk appearing paralysed on one side.


Types of Clutch Bags


The Classic

There are so many different types of clutches that the term "classic" has virtually lost its meaning. It's all that you can say about it. Be the shapes oval, rectangular, or circular, they will be small enough to hold in one hand.


The Envelope Clutch

A flat, usually rectangular bag with a triangular flap top, similar to an envelope, is a very appealing design.


The Day Clutch

Not exactly what a twenties starlet would consider a clutch. This is an office clutch; it's substantially larger than a typical clutch and will most likely contain internal pockets. It could be a bag that you tuck into a larger bag. It will undoubtedly be a more fashionable bag to carry into a meeting than that overloaded tote.


The Evening Clutch

What exactly do you need to bring? Phone, car keys,  credit card, or nothing at all. The major purpose of an evening clutch purse is to provide glamour, unrestricted freedom, and a hint of flapper chic. Mortal Eternity's fashionable clutch bags are ideal for adding a touch of flair to any outfit.


Women's Fashionable Clutch Purses

At Mortal Eternity, a wide range of handmade bags and clutch purses created responsibly by craftsmen are available for purchase. Browse our embroidered tote bags, handbags, and Boho clutches collection today. For ages, our collections have reflected the varied cultures of the world.