Classic Wedding Day Clutches for Every Bride's Style and Budget

Updated 11/03/16

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You're never fully dressed without a smile — or the proper accessories. When it comes to your wedding day accessories, that couldn't be more true. There are a few items that no bride should be without, including longwear lipstick, breath freshener, tissues and a cell phone. So it stands to reason that you'll need a functional — and more importantly stylish — way to carry them. For many blushing brides, a classic clutch is the accessory of choice. It's a chic way to stash your essentials, plus, it doesn't take up too much space.

Here, we've rounded up our fave clutches to complement your bridal style.

Courtesy of Judith Leiber

Planning a 1920s-inspired wedding? This box clutch is the definition of old Hollywood glamour. Believe us, it's worth the high price tag. Every detail is perfection — from the crystal-coated exterior to the metallic lambskin lining. This is one clutch you'll seriously love forever — like your husband. (Couture crystal slide-lock clutch bag in rhine, $1,995, Judith Leiber)

Courtesy of Edie Parker

For brides with a more modern sensibility, this hand-poured white pearlescent acrylic clutch is an investment-worthy accessory that's sure to be a staple in your wardrobe for years to come. The silver kiss-lock keeps your essential secure. And there's even an interior mirror, so you can make sure your bridal beauty look stays flawless all night long. ("Jean Solid" in white pearlescent, $895, Edie Parker)

Courtesy of Jimmy Choo

'Tis the season for metallics. This sparkling clutch adds glitz and glamour to any evening look. The structured shape is the perfect complement to a skyline setting. And the shoulder chain strap makes it super versatile — perfect for the bride who likes options. ("Margot" champagne glitter clutch, $650, Jimmy Choo)

Courtesy of Rafe

Calling all beach brides! This whimsical take on a classic bridal clutch is handmade from a solid giant abalone shell. It's perfect for your seaside celebration. This would look stunning with a soft lace or flowing chiffon gown, and a flower crown or embellished headpiece. ("Sirene Shell" minaudiére, $595, Rafe)

Courtesy of Kayu

Planning outdoor nuptials? Whether your theme is whimsical garden, coastal getaway or modern woodland, this handwoven straw and lurex clutch offers a rustic yet romantic vibe. And the shimmering shell clasp is sure to make a statement — after all, your wedding day is your time to shine. ("Adeline" clutch in silver, $205, Kayu)

Courtesy of Inge Christopher

Not all wedding dresses are bright white. Rocking an off-white number? Opt for this striking box clutch, featuring a polished gold cage over ivory satin. Finish the look with art deco-inspired earrings and a bold lip... and you're ready to walk — no, make that strut — down the aisle. *("Palermo" clutch in ivory, $115, Inge Christopher available in Shopbop) *

Courtesy of Nordstrom

For bling-loving brides, this sparkling stunner doesn't disappoint. Featuring a glittering ombré finish and jewel closure, this dazzling design stands out, no matter when or where you wear it. We predict it's going to become your new go-to evening bag. (Ombré shimmer clutch, $65, Natasha Couture available at Nordstrom)

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