Mary Norton Jones Clutch

There’s something very Old Hollywood about the Mary Norton Jones Clutch, isn’t there? I’m not sure if it’s the swoop of the top flap or the construction of the attached flower, but it’s reading retro to me in a very good way. I think the way that the photograph was taken is making the bag look cheaper than it would in person, so I’m going to ignore the shininess for now. It seems like it would have more of a subtle sparkle than an all-over gleam in natural light, and that would be gorgeous. I’m having one problem, though – I can’t figure out what era it’s from. Part of me says, “1920s. Definitely 1920s.” And another part of me says, “No, 1950s, you dolt.” Either way, those are my two favorite periods of American fashion, and this clutch would do either justice. It’s got the right amount of glitter, a super cute adornment that is pretty unique in the current clutch market, and it looks big enough to hold all the night-out essentials. Buy through Saks for $895.

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  • QueenMAB

    Really adorable, I can see myself pairing this with dresses AND jeans. Just the right touch of girly!

  • spanish moss

    i vote for the 1920’s, with a hint of art deco-ish-ness. pretty charming/g

  • holly

    The embellishment is really cute! This is one cute clutch

  • me

    I’m feeling the 1920s. Its my favourite decade and I absolutely see a wealthier version of myself carrying it. : )

  • Mama M

    Really cute. It looks like it could have been carried in one of those wonderful black & white movies from the 30’s or 40’s.

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