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It's impossible to stow a laptop, e-reader, and extra flats in anything smaller than a canvas tote bag during the workweek, but when the lights go down in the city, we're all about the teeny-tiny clutch.
For starters, it quite literally forces us to carry the essentials for a dinner date or a night out with the girls. We really don't need three different shades of lipstick or extra business cards, after all. But more importantly, it's a total statement piece. We love a fuss-free design for its simplicity and elegance, but there's really nothing comparable to Olympia Le-Tan's quirky book clutches. Sigh.
Check out our picks for covet-worthy clutches, ahead.
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