Architectural, slim, and functional, envelope clutches are perfect running errands, casual street walks, and nights out. However, typically without shoulder straps and of simple design, many women find them challenging to wear and what kind of outfits to wear with them. Looking for guidelines on how to incorporate them into your style? Keep on reading for our style tips on picking your envelope clutch for your outfit.
Casual and Casual-Chic Outfits
Casual outfits composed of denim jeans, casual shorts, basic tee, tank top, bomber jackets, and even casual-chic combinations of jeans and button-down shirts can be spiced up by an envelope clutch. Simple and chic, envelope clutches are perfect for dressing up your casual street looks compared to any style of clutches at it looks effortless and streamlined. Like fashion blogger Kristina Bazan, you may go for a zebra print clutch to dress up your denim shorts, plain tee, and tie-die jacket that look too casual and plain.
If you’re working in a creative or casual office that doesn’t have a lot of paperwork to bring, then an envelope clutch might be great for you. Keep in mind that your work place is a professional atmosphere that demands for a professional look, so don’t sacrifice your image for the sake of fashion. Skip those clutches with novelty prints, quirky designs, and neon shades that look very unprofessional and smart. Instead, go for a plain, neutral, and streamlined style of envelope clutch, and you might want to save your metallic clutches for parties and night outs with friends.
Color blocking is a major trend that gives some life and colors to your style, so it’s time to show off your brightest clutches to complement your trendy outfits. Like Kristina Bazan, you may think of teaming the color of your clutch with one of your theme colors on your outfit to create a safer and balanced look. Or, go for brightly colored envelope clutches to intentionally clash them with the color of your outfit. Some of those color combinations may be orange and red, pink and blue, blue and yellow, pink and red, purple and yellow, orange and blue, and such that can make your street looks trendier and daring.
Whether you’re a fan of leather ensembles or borrowed-from-boys outfits, envelope clutches can add an edgy statement to them. Look for envelope clutches with edgy details like metallic studs, edgy spikes, animal prints, embossed designs, or even plain black leather that will complement your masculine loafers, oxfords, pointy boots, and brogues.
Trade your box clutches with envelope clutches to create an updated style. If you’re wearing a navy lace dress like Jessica Ricks, you may spice it up with a pair of metallic silver pumps and metallic envelope clutch to make your outfit look more glamorous and elegant. Feel free to go for envelope clutches with embroidered beads, jeweled ornaments, sparkly sequins, gold trims, metallic shades, elegant designs, and even chic prints that can make your party outfits more statement-making in the parties.
Fashion rules have taught us to wear plain pieces with printed ensembles to create a cohesive look perfect from casual-chic looks to office-ready attires. However, breaking these rules sometimes doesn’t hurt like wearing prints with prints. Like fashion blogger Micah Gianneli, you may think of wearing a checkered top with a blazer and jeans to pair with your snakeskin print clutch to create a bold and edgy statement at the same time.
Soft and Flowy Outfits
Architectural trend consists of boxy outfits, stiff fabrics, and geometric prints can be fashion-forward, but it doesn’t flatter every woman’s shape. So, you may still go for soft and flowy outfits like a chiffon blouse, full skirt, bodycon dresses and such to hug your womanly curves and show off your feminine side. However, add some boxy structure to your romantic outfits with an envelope clutch to make your style balanced at the same time voguish.