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100 Crazy Clutches

From Candy Wrappers to Recycled Records, These Exotic Purses are Full of Flair

— January 10, 2012 — Fashion
Every woman knows her handbag is the key to spicing up her outfit, and these crazy clutches go above and beyond the call of duty! Made from every imaginable material and truly limitless in design possibilities, these are no ordinary carryalls. Whether they are high-priced designer or upcycled works of art, (some are even made from trash bags!) a woman sporting one of these bags is destined to be the center of attention in a room of hundreds.

The bags displayed range in price from five dollars all the way to $780,000, but no matter the retail value, each one promises to command the room. As a vinyl collector, my personal favorite is the recycled record bag which is both a stellar accessory and a work of art.
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Perfect Poultry Purses
Perfect Poultry Purses
The Chicken Bag Brings a Bit of Country Quirkiness to Your Outfit
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99
Bird Claw Clutches
Bird Claw Clutches
The Spiraling Helmut Lang Syn Bag
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98
Fortune Cookie Coin Purses
Fortune Cookie Coin Purses
Diana Eng Puts Money Instead of Fortunes in These Treats
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97
Luxury Gemstone Purses
Luxury Gemstone Purses
The Louis Vuitton Heart Coin Purse Bijoux is Perfect for Your Companion
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96
Chic Foldable Flats
Chic Foldable Flats
Change into These CitySlips Luxe Travel Flats for some Relief to Your Feet
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95
$780,000 Handbags
$780,000 Handbags
The Clasp by Stefano Canturi is the World's Most Expensive Purse
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94
Uniquely Patterned Handbags
Uniquely Patterned Handbags
Mali Hollander Creates Pieces that Play with Texture and Color
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93
Prophylactic Purses
Prophylactic Purses
Bags by Mags 'I'm Covered' Collection Empowers Women
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92
Water-Plunging Purses
Water-Plunging Purses
The Burberry Brights Spring/Summer 2011 Collection Makes a Splash
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91
Face-Feeding Frenzies
Face-Feeding Frenzies
The Ines Figaredo Aperture Collection is Full of Feisty Purses
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90
Playful Pooch Purses
Playful Pooch Purses
Here & Now Tote Bags Let You Show Off Your Canine Affinity
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89
Scattered Logo Satchels
Scattered Logo Satchels
The Jeremy Scott Plaque Bag is Fierce
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88
Pill-Patterned Purses
Pill-Patterned Purses
The Longchamp Pliage Pills Bag by Jeremy Scott Looks Merry & Medicinal
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87
Drapes Made Into Handbags
Drapes Made Into Handbags
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86
Vibrant Floral Purses
Vibrant Floral Purses
The Givenchy AW 2011 Handbags Feature Prints from the Resort and Fall Lines
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85
Easter Rabbit Purses
Easter Rabbit Purses
The Orwell Clutch Silver Rabbit Purse by Tsuru Bride
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84
Rosy Open-Fan Handbags
Rosy Open-Fan Handbags
The De Manta Poppy-Print Clutch is the Essence of Femininity
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83
Flora Inspired Bags
Flora Inspired Bags
Pod Collection by Kathleen Dustin
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82
Cage Carryalls
Cage Carryalls
The Structural Bag by Samal Design Reimagines Louis Vuitton Purses
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81
Postman-Inspired Purses
Postman-Inspired Purses
These Veira Postal Bags are Made for Fashionable Jet-Setters
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80
Hip Hybrid Purses
Hip Hybrid Purses
The Silent People 'Remake' Bag Collection is Heritage-Inspired
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79
Typing Messenger Bags
Typing Messenger Bags
The Keyboard Purse Will Appeal to Eco-Conscious Writers
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78
Jailbird Handbags
Jailbird Handbags
Look Gangster and Edgy With the Ball and Chain Purse
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77
Telephone Bag
Telephone Bag
Really Works!
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76
Modern Modular Purses
Modern Modular Purses
Arianna Vivenzio's Ochobags Provide Customizable Handbags
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75
Vegan Purses
Vegan Purses
Matt & Nat Bags Leave You Looking & Feeling Good
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74
Retro Fur Purses
Retro Fur Purses
With Love Karen Redesigns Handbags With Vintage Fur
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73
Elegantly Eyed Handbags
Elegantly Eyed Handbags
The Jil Sander Spring 2010 Accessories Collection
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72
Flyin' Hawaiian Bag Sets
Flyin' Hawaiian Bag Sets
NEXUSVII and Porter Team Up for the MADMAXX Collection
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71
Necktie Purses
Necktie Purses
The Tiebag Combines Two Favorite Fashion Accessories
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70
Versatile Designer Purses
Versatile Designer Purses
Tiffany Anisette's B.A.G. Goes From Work to Weekend in a Flash
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69
Coveted Frilly Purses
Coveted Frilly Purses
The Miu Miu Patent Leather Ruffle Bag is the Essence of Femininity
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68
Pretty Pastry Purses
Pretty Pastry Purses
The Judith Leiber Spring 2011 Collection Sparkles and Shines
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67
Psychedelic Satchels
Psychedelic Satchels
These Limited Edition Islander Sacks by Trust Fun are Super Cute
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66
Punchy Patterned Purses
Punchy Patterned Purses
Pink Oasis Handmade Purses & Clutches are Great Accessories for Summer
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65
Aggressive Purses
Aggressive Purses
The Don't Fuck With Me Handbag
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64
Recycled Retail Catalog Carryalls
Recycled Retail Catalog Carryalls
The Tela Bags IKEA Catalogs Totes are Eco-Friendly Chic
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63
Furoshiki Faces
Furoshiki Faces
Lorella Pierdicca's Funky and Surreal Gift Wraps
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62
Easter Egg Purses
Easter Egg Purses
Hatching Ideas from Vivian Alexander
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61
Upcycled Two-Toned Purses
Upcycled Two-Toned Purses
The Leather Scout & Catalogue Scavenger Purses are Adorable
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60
Polka-Dot Parasol Purses
Polka-Dot Parasol Purses
The Yo Yo Dot Umbrella Tote is the Perfect Piece for a Rainy Day
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59
Reclaimed Record Purses
Reclaimed Record Purses
Anca Irina Lefter's Ch2 Vinyl Purse Designs are Retro-Inspired
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58
$35,500 Handbags
$35,500 Handbags
The Monogram Nova by Louis Vuitton is Pretty and Pricey
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57
Solar-Powered Designer Bags
Solar-Powered Designer Bags
Creators Come Together for The Elle Portable Light Project
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56
Industrial Chic Handbags
Industrial Chic Handbags
Aluminum, Diamond Plate & Rivets in Studio724 Modern Designs
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55
Fire Hose Fashions
Fire Hose Fashions
Fashion Label ISSI Creates Sustainable Purses and Wallets from Old Fire Hoses
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54
Fire Hose Accessories
Fire Hose Accessories
British Company is Upcycling Fire Hoses for a Fashionable Effect
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Film-Loving Eco Purses
Film-Loving Eco Purses
Modulab Econdiseño Upcycles Movie Film Into Handbags
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52
Panty Purses
Panty Purses
Girly Undergarment “Pants Purses” to Hold Your Toiletries
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51
Tiny Teacup Totes
Tiny Teacup Totes
Koziol's ‘Lilli' Cup Handbags are Sippable
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50
Presidential Newspaper Purses
Presidential Newspaper Purses
The Obama Clutch Features Victory News Collage
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49
Edible Fruit Bags
Edible Fruit Bags
Vitasnella Combines Food and Fashion With New Fruit-a-Porter Purses
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48
Posh Paper Bag Handles
Posh Paper Bag Handles
The Umbra Pratt Clutch Clip Spices up Loose Lunchbags
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47
Album Art Purses
Album Art Purses
Rolling Stones Bag Gives You Satisfaction
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46
Palm Tree Purses
Palm Tree Purses
The 2010 Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Handbag Collection
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45
Exotic Animal Bags
Exotic Animal Bags
The Armadillo Handbag is Funky, Functional and a Little Freaky
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44
Recycled Billboard Bags
Recycled Billboard Bags
Eco-Friendly Purses Made From City Advertisement
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43
Sun-Powered Purses
Sun-Powered Purses
The Diffus Solar Handbag Fuses Fashion and Pragmatism
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42
Haute Animal Purses
Haute Animal Purses
The Louis Vuitton Store Window Features Adorable Purse Creatures
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41
Geometric Backpacks
Geometric Backpacks
Black Pine Workshop is Colorfully Creative
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40
Stiletto Purses
Stiletto Purses
The Marilyn Monroe High Heel Bag
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Glowing Purses
Glowing Purses
Find Your iPhone in the Dark
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38
Junkfood Fashion
Junkfood Fashion
Hambags & Hot Dog Purses Let You Carry Food on the Outside
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37
Cassette Purses
Cassette Purses
A High Fashion Transparent Bag That Looks Like a Tape
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Gigantic Geometric Clutches
Gigantic Geometric Clutches
The Poupee Couture ‘Art Deco' Collection Channels Retro St
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Heart-Shaped Purses
Heart-Shaped Purses
The 2010 Louis Vuitton Valentines Catelog for Women
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34
Handbags Made of Fish
Handbags Made of Fish
Unnurwear Sea-Leather Purses
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Iconic Cartoon Carryalls
Iconic Cartoon Carryalls
Braccialini Looney Tunes and Cartoline Collections are Vibrant & Fun
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High-Heeled Purses
High-Heeled Purses
Azumi & David Combine Bags and Shoes In One Lovable Accessory
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Futuristic Tribal Totes
Futuristic Tribal Totes
The PHENOMENON MCM 'Tribal' Collection is Infused with Pastels & Plates
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Paper Mail Handbags
Paper Mail Handbags
Vintage Purses Resemble Snail Mail Letters
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Real-Life Cartoon Bags
Real-Life Cartoon Bags
Jump From Paper Brings 2-D Cel-Shaded Animation to the Fashion World
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Pricey Purses
Pricey Purses
Forbes Showcases Ridiculously Expensive Handbags
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Lunch Bag Purses
Lunch Bag Purses
These Marie Turnor Picnic Clutches Look Like Paper Carriers
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Ribcage Purses
Ribcage Purses
Eylem Binboga's Handbags Are Architectural Wonders
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Recycled Purse Pouches
Recycled Purse Pouches
Cute Handmade Purses for Little Girls
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Reversible Purses
Reversible Purses
Cute Interchangeable Handbag Covers From R.E.D Totes
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Meat Purses
Meat Purses
Ted Noten's Striking Accessories Will Make You Do a Double-Take
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Luxury Grandma Totes
Luxury Grandma Totes
The Embroidered Fendi Spring/Summer 2010 Handbags
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$1960 Trash Bags
$1960 Trash Bags
The New Waterproof Louis Vuitton Raindrop Besace Shoudler Bags
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Pop Icon Purses
Pop Icon Purses
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Release The Row Handbag Line
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Tribal Hand-Painted Purses
Tribal Hand-Painted Purses
Artistic Canvas Bags by Amanda Diva Totes
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Flirty Fashion Accessories
Flirty Fashion Accessories
H&M Valentine's Day Items Have Lip-Smacked Style
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Fire Breathing Handbags
Fire Breathing Handbags
The Dragon Handbag is a Hot Piece of Winter Fashion
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Origami Handbags
Origami Handbags
Sylka by Karie Sylvester Takes a Papercraft Approach to Purses
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Shoulder Sling Satchels
Shoulder Sling Satchels
The KangaTek Bandolier Bag is a Convenient Carrier
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One-of-a-Kind Handbags
One-of-a-Kind Handbags
Perla Lichi's Custom Designs
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Retro Magazine Purses
Retro Magazine Purses
Momaboma's Paper Vintage Bags
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Origami-Inspired Purses
Origami-Inspired Purses
The Fabulous Naoki Kawamoto 'Orishiki Clutch' Folds Flat
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Candy-Coated Handbags
Candy-Coated Handbags
Marisa Rey Ecoist Purses are Delicious
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Curved Wooden Clutches
Curved Wooden Clutches
Supplii Toolbox Purses
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Recycled Airplane Seat Purses
Recycled Airplane Seat Purses
Worn Again Virgin Bags
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Edible Fashion Accessories
Edible Fashion Accessories
Fulvio Bonavia Creates a Tasteful Collection of Photos
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7
Badass Rocker Clutches
Badass Rocker Clutches
The Alexander McQueen 2011 Spring/Summer Collection is Super Hot
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6
Fish Tank Purses
Fish Tank Purses
The Portable Aquarium Fishbowl is a Revelation in Pet Walks
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5
Bum Bag Advertising
Bum Bag Advertising
This Pilates With Gerda Campaign Enquires After the Weight You Carry
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4
Ankle Purses
Ankle Purses
Laugh, But Chanel Knows You'll Want One
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3
Tire Tread Totes
Tire Tread Totes
The Cylus 'Pangolin' Recycled Rubber Bags are Fashionably Repurposed
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2
Propitious Burlap Bags
Propitious Burlap Bags
These Super Earth Goods Purses are a Hybrid of Practicalty and Style
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Automobile Handbags
Automobile Handbags
Car-Shaped Purses Are Cute (But Only For Tweens)
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