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Cutest Clutches Under $100 — and Money Left to Spend!

We’ve all been there. Splurge on a designer bag and then plunge yourself into fashion famine for a few months. While we love a good clutch (designer or not), it’s tough to justify spending on something that you might not use as often as a satchel or tote. So instead of splurging on a statement clutch, we suggest snagging one (or perhaps, two) of these cuties guilt free. So have your clutch and fill it, too!

Zara Martin for Made Kips Whipstitch Clutch

For fans of: the Balenciaga City bags and Rebecca Minkoff Mac cross-body bags

It’s tough to carry a bag while you’re speeding on your motorcycle, so opt for the Zara Martin for Made Kips Whipstitch Clutch ($76.64). Produced in cooperation with British TV host Zara Martin and Made, an organization that teaches Kenyan women business skills as well as sustainable employment, this clutch is an all-around, feel-good staple.

Money left in your wallet: $23.36

Available exclusively at ASOS US.

Collina Strada Ricco Leather Pouch

For fans of: Tory Burch’s layered leather bags, Theysken’s Theory carryalls

Soft, supple leather has a tactile allure that’s yummy, but with layers of deep, oxblood leather, the Collina Strada Ricco Leather Pouch ($88) looks much more luxe than your average night-out clutch. The simple, straightforward design lets you keep your essentials in hand with a little room to spare for an extra lipstick or two. When you’re not using it on its own, it makes a great bag-in-bag for loose ends inside any of your bigger bags.

Money left in your wallet: $12

Available at Urban Outfitters.

Betsey Johnson Neon Neon Gem Clutch

For fans of: Jimmy Choo’s structured minaudieres, DVF’s signature Lytton hard-sided clutches

The Betsey Johnson Neon Neon Gem Clutch ($82.99) is a huge statement contained in a tiny package. Our editor-in-chief, Michelle, loves structured minaudieres, so it’s no stretch to think she’d be seen around town sporting this candy-like confection of a bag.

Money left in your wallet: $17.01

Available at Zappos.

BCBG Max Azria Lula python-effect suede clutch

For fans of: Michael Kors Berkley clutches, Coach’s new Legacy clutches

If you need something that does double duty, the BCBG Max Azria Lula Python-effect Suede Clutch ($98) offers two looks in one bag.

Fold over the clutch for an under-the-arm look or grab it by its cutout handle if you’ve had one too many cocktails. The textured finish of the bag practically begs to be touched (we steer clear of caressing real snakes, however) and it’s got all the trappings of a higher-end designer bag, plus the versatility some lack.

Money left in your wallet: $2

Available at the Outnet US.

Banana Republic Camilla frame clutch

For fans of: Nancy Gonzalez, Victoria Beckham

For something sleek and classic, the Banana Republic Camilla Frame Clutch ($59.50) gives a major Mad Men meets luxe uptown lady vibe. Its classic shape looks vintage without being stuffy and its clean lines could be pulled from the latest collections. And while it might look a little plain, fall’s statement coats don’t need the competition of an attention-grabbing clutch.

Money left in your wallet: $40.50

Available at Banana Republic.

Topshop Slashed Leather Clutch Bag

For fans of: Herve Leger bags, Bottega Veneta’s woven leather

The Topshop Slashed Leather Clutch Bag ($76) gives a huge dash of badass to any outfit. It’s pristine meets punk, prim and improper all at once. The textural leather treatment gives the sometimes-prissy clutch an anything-but-ordinary look that’ll stand out from the crowd. (The included strap means this convertible clutch is perfect for music festivals and outdoor outings). Pair it with any of your chubby knits this fall and denim cutoffs when it warms up again next year. You don’t have to put this baby away after Labor Day!

Money left in your wallet: $24

Available at Topshop US.

Photos courtesy ASOS, Urban Outfitters, Zappos, the Outnet, Banana Republic and Topshop

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Outfit Inspiration: Eva Chen’s Sporty Chic

Eva Chen

Leave it to Eva Chen to champion comfort and couture. At the Gucci Beauty launch event in New York, the Lucky editor paired Chanel’s headphone-inspired pearl choker with sneakers, just like Karl Lagerfeld showed on the runway, but instead of opting for a pair of couture kicks, Chen went to the streets and paired her black-and-white (tr¨s Chanel, oui?) outfit with neon-soled sneakers, which is the epitome of Chen’s high/low ethos.

We love Chen’s mix of couture accessories with streetwear staples, and the great thing about the look is how easy it is to get for yourself. A black moto-inspired skirt is a great staple you can wear to work or out to play and a white crop top is the perfect item to pick up if you’re wanting to update your wardrobe for the summer. Read on to find out how to channel Chen with our picks.

Robert Rodriguez Interlock Knit Crop Sweatshirt

The best way to wear a crop top without channeling in ’90s tween is to get one that’s clean and sophisticated (which is way easier said than done, trust us). If you’re looking to channel Eva Chen’s blend of high fashion and athleticism, opt for the Robert Rodriguez Interlock Knit Crop Top ($195), which is cropped, but not too cropped and has a little sporty edge thanks to its classic sweatshirt details, only with the luxe factor amped up. Paired with slouchy jeans, it’ll give you that perfect L.A.

celeb street style look, but if you want to dress it up, we’ve got the perfect picks to get you looking like Lucky‘s always-chic EIC.

Eva Chen Sporty Chic

1. While a leather skirt is a surefire way to channel fashion’s fiercest femmes (think Carine and Tamara Mellon), go for faux to save your hard-earned dough. The Topshop Faux Leather Skirt ($84) is a great pick that’ll give you the look of a real moto skirt without the real-leather price tag.

2. Naturally, fast-fashion chains are racing to recreate Chanel’s now-ubiquitous pearl choker (it’s been spotted on Miley Cyrus, Alexa Chung and others in addition to Eva Chen). The Zara Choker with Pearls ($19.90) proves that the Spanish fast-fashion chain is always on top of their game.

3. And you can snag the matching ring, too. Usually we’d advise against being too matchy-matchy, but the Zara Adjustable Ring ($15.90) is subtle enough to wear with the choker without looking like a fashion victim.

4. The Nike Roshe Run Slip-On ($75) updates the streetwear staple with a new, easygoing shape that you can literally slip into anytime. When the rest of your outfit is as polished and put-together as Chen’s, opting for an unexpected — and unexpectedly comfortable — sneaker adds that touch of personal style that ups the fashion ante.

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We’ve Got the Blues: Our Favorite Chambray Shirts for Under $80

Guys have it pretty easy when it comes to their clothes (and plenty of other things, right?). We’ve spotted hipsters, preps and even cool dads wearing J. Crew’s chambray shirt out at the farmer’s market, getting coffee at Intelligentsia and even to work. Take a cue from the wear-everywhere staple and get one for yourself, because you shouldn’t let the guys have all the fun.

Chambray’s a great fabric because it’s not quite denim, which means you can pair it with your favorite boyfriend jeans or skinnies and not veer into Canadian tuxedo territory or you can pair it with super feminine items such as flirty skirts and even leather leggings to add some edge. We’ve gathered together a few of our favorites, from classic blue to more fashion-forward washes, so take your pick and show the guys how it’s really done.

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Save Steal Splurge: Clear-Frame Sunglasses

If you’ve got a huge wardrobe of sunglasses (lucky you), you probably have a pair for every mood. But if you’re looking to Kondo and need a wear-with-everything pair that goes with everything €” literally, everything €” a set of clear frames is all you need. Minimalist, bohemian, sleek and sophisticated, these shades go with every style. Plus, thanks to flattering cat-eye shapes, they are bound to go with every face, too. And with a pair ringing in at just $12, these are a great pick for anyone who’s not so careful with their shades, too.

Save: BP.

51mm Geo Sunglasses ($12)

Steal: Quay Australia 50mm China Doll Translucent Cat-Eye Sunglasses ($50)

Splurge: BCBG Max Azria 49mm Cat-Eye Sunglasses ($99)