Spring has sprung, PurseBloggers! It’s officially here! Well, it’s been officially here for a few days now, but I’m a blogger, you can’t expect me to be up on things like dates and calendars. That wasn’t in my contract. But I’ve crawled out from under my rock (or, more realistically, off of my couch), looked outside, and realized that the sun and warmth I’ve been bellyaching for for months is actually OUT THERE. RIGHT NOW. Who would have known? And more importantly, why don’t I have a spring clutch already? In Athens, everyone goes out at night. We’re a college town, and the bar scene is the basis of our social structure (and the wind in most people’s wings). Since I now work from home, a daytime bag for every occasion isn’t necessarily crucial (since, let’s face it, I don’t get out that much), but a nighttime bag? More important than ever.

Michael Kors Woven Raffia Clutch

And for that purpose, I submit the Michael Kors Woven Raffia Clutch for your consideration. Fun color? Check. It’s a red with both pink and orange undertones, making it eternally sunny and capable of matching and coordinating with numerous other colors. Appropriate material? Check. Tightly woven raffia is the most obviously warm-weather fabric out there, and the weave on this is a bit different than most and interesting to look at. Correct size? Check. It’s not too big to lug around all night, but it’s not too small to fit my giant, janitor-sized key ring. Reasonable price? Check – sort of. In the broad scheme of bags, it certainly isn’t bad, but I have some kind of mental block against shelling out cash on any clutch I’d actually think about using, since I would inevitably destroy it. This is a bag I’d consider ponying up for, though. Buy through Net-a-Porter for $350.

  • QueenMAB

    Coral seems to be THE color for Spring/Summer this year. And this is adorable. Finally a clutch that isn’t 1K+. Love it.

  • Shannon

    i’m not sure i agree this bag is for evening. the casualness of the weave just seems more appropriate for day time

  • http://graduationday.wordpress.com Amanda Mull

    @Shannon – in my town, there aren’t really “clubs,” there are lots and lots of college bars. People get dressed up in cute outfits, but during the summer, a sundress and a summer clutch are the norm since it’s so, so hot here. The downtown area is full of buildings that are 100 years old, so a lot of them don’t have central air, so girls and guys both wear a lot of linen and thin cotton. It’s not as formal of a scene as it is in a big city or at a club, so this would be perfect for my purposes.

  • Merve

    Me loves the colour, me loves the weave, me loves the price. Me loves Kors more & more.

  • Shawna

    The color is nice – but I tend to be pretty hard on bags. I’d be concerned that I’d snag the bag.

  • Zarka

    I like the color but this clutch is really delicate….

  • hazel

    I love it! It is so bright, it makes me happy just looking at it!

  • Julia

    I’m not loving this clutch although I do like the color. This MK seems to be for a much older audience, I would never think someone would carry this around under 25.

  • Carolyn

    I like the bright color but i agree with the earlier comment about not sure if it is a day or evening bag

  • Adrienne Zedella

    here i am again! (fb)