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5 Essential Summer Accessories Women Should Have


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Classic Clutch
Clutch purses are compact and cute.
Clutch purses are compact and cute.
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Leave the oversized handbags at home this summer and lighten your load with a classic clutch. These small bags hold only the essentials, allowing you to travel light and easy during the hot and hazy days of summer. Traditional models fit neatly in one hand or can be tucked under your arm, while convertible clutches come with a simple chain or strap to keep your hands free. Choose a basic clutch in a neutral shade for an always-fashionable bag you can use year after year, or try out trends that are hot right now with neon-colored clutches or straw bags with wooden or leather trim.


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