Photograph: A model wearing Manish Malhotra couture 2015; Photo credit: Viral Bhayani
You love your reception outfit and you have the perfect set of jewellery to go with it. But you still feel something is missing. A sexy clutch can solve the purpose and complete your look. Unlike the wedding, you have less jewellery and accessories to manage so you can easily hold a clutch. It can be a sexy geometric one or stunning Indian embroidered one. The only rule is to pick up a piece which can work with any kind of ensemble even after your reception. Fashion101 tells you how to pick up a perfect clutch for reception
L-R: Embroidered tulip clutch, LOVETOBAG, Rs 6700 @ Perniaspopupshop.com and Mint green hand crusted leather minaudiere clutch, SABYASACHI, Rs 21,577 @ perniaspopupshop.com
Embroidered: Embroidered clutches can add a lot of character to your wardrobe. Pick up those colourful ones with gold wired embroidery and a bit of embellishment. When it comes to clutches holding it back would be a mistake, do not be hesitant in trying new kinds of embroidery and materials.
L-R: Midnight Blue Square Clutch, KARIESHMA SARNAA, Rs 10,125 @ Exclusively.com and a clutch by Meera Mahadevia
Shapes: Experimenting with shapes is always a great idea. Go for a square, rectangular, round and oval shaped. Make sure that if you are picking up a round clutch it should not be oversized.
L-R: Maia metallic textured-leather clutch, JIMMY CHOO, Rs 37,000 @ Net-a-porter.com and Metallic Lambskin Clutch with Gold Clasp, Nina Ricci, Rs75,600 @Modaoperendi.com
Metallic: Metallic clutches always look ‘haute’ when paired with something Indian, so go ahead and pick those sexy gold, silver and copper clutches. We can guarantee that picking up a metallic clutch is one of the safest choices around. If it's a plain metallic one you can also pair it with Western ensembles for a party or night out!
L-R: Silver Embroidered clutch, Rs 17000 @ Exclusivelyin and Ivory Satin Beaded Goa Evening Clutch, Oscar De La Renta, Rs 1 lakh @ Modaoperendi.com
Bejewelled: Embellished clutches always look graceful when paired with a lehenga or a sari. They add that tinge of modernity that balance out the look when dressed in traditional outfits. Whether it is small beads, crystals or even mirror bits of embellishments can elevate your style quotient.