Summer is an ambiguous time for handbags, because it's too hot to carry anything big, but there's so much to bring to work that it's impossible to carry a clutch everywhere. It's important to have one oversized piece for the daytime and many clutches for evening. Our favorite bags lately are Dee Ocleppo, who launched her line a few years ago to a cheering crowd. The quality is exceptional and the style is classic, trendy, and timeless. Click through for some more of our favorite statement-makers.
Photos: Akihiro Sakai
Paper Stylist: Matthew Sporzynski
Nails: Mayumi Abuku
Model: Pauline Sherrow