Often the best plans are the simplest ones. This clutch is as sleek and minimal as can be, but Anya Hindmarch proves subtlety can be a most powerful force. At least when the leather is gorgeous, the details are perfection, and the trim is, well, trim. What makes the effect so smooth? They’ve employed a special process of fusing the leather together called thermo saldatura, so there’s no need for extra stitching. Instead, the painted edges offer the ultimate in pared-down appeal.
Hindmarch calls the new clasp their “money clip” closure, but it looks more like a razor blade to me, ever so hard and dangerous. That smidge of edginess is all it takes to transform this well-sized clutch (not big enough to be deemed oversized, but undoubtedly large enough to carry at 9am without looking like you’re performing a walk of shame) into a worthy and versatile staple.
While the perfectly neutral dark-mushroom color is currently sold out on NET-A-PORTER, they’re sure to get more in stock so check back. It’s also available in burgundy (it’s actually more of a rich scarlet) at Anya Hindmarch. On NET-A-PORTER for $1,350.