Just a couple weeks ago, I honored an edited group of pumped-up pouch-style clutches, but now I have to think again, as Burberry Prorsum’s latest edition puts all others to shame. That fox! Who can resist? Gold cone studs on structured black leather – a simple zip-around closure keeps the vibe tough and unfussy – are enough to get my adrenaline pumping, no matter how many times I’ve seen it before. But a sculpted, doorknocker-inspired fox friend, complete with gingerly clasped paws (kind of ladylike of the creature, huh?), puts things over the edge. Burberry has clearly mastered the blend of traditional English (remember, this a nation of fox-hunters) and rebel-punk style with this bit of city-worthy wildlife. On Net-a-Porter for $3,295.
Pair with: Forget sprawling fields. Get on the manhunt with Gianvito Rossi’s too-sexy-for-words knee-high boots. In plush red suede and topped with a laced-up tassel detail, you’ll take the word foxy to brave new heights. At Barneys New York for $1,685.