December 15th: It’s 10 days until Christmas and we’re in the thick of the holiday party season, where everyone’s wearing great winter textures like cashmere and fur and wool and leather and heavy beading. This is the greatest time of the year for someone who truly adores clothing and accessories, and yet, I feel as though I’m stuck in a spring state of mind. The brights just won’t let me go!

With bags like the Emilio Pucci Python Box Clutch and Emilio Pucci Python Shoulder Bag starting to pop up for resort and spring, it’s tough to get excited about charcoal and navy. I appreciate subtlety, but I really appreciate candy-neon snakeskin.

What I really like about both of these bags is their simplicity. When you’ve got a punchy color and a luxurious texture going on at the same time, adding too many other design elements on top spoils the simple pleasures of neon and python. I don’t know exactly what kind of party would merit the use of this kind of box clutch, but if I had it, I’m sure I could find an event. The pink crossbody, on the other hand, is entirely self-explanatory.


Emilio Pucci Python Crossbody, priced at $2850 via Net-a-Porter


Emilio Pucci Python Box Clutch, priced at $1750 via Net-a-Porter

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  • edoardo

    These clutches are so so amazing!

    http://fashiondoesntexist.blogspot.com/

  • Flaw

    On Argentina we´re still in spring for a couple more days before starting summer, so I´m all for candy-neon python! These are gorgeous! Although sadly out of my budget :(

  • Silversun

    I loved the pink crossbody as soon as I saw it on the NAP online magazine a few weeks ago, before it’d even hit the New Arrivals. And I was holding out and holding out and baiting my breath, and it all came out in one huge disappointed rush when I saw the price tag. I mean, didn’t really expect anything affordable given it’s Pucci and python… still, a girl can dream.

  • AW

    I LOVE the clutch! The crossbody is adorable but a little too tween for me. The clutch on the other hand is playful, fun and doesn’t take itself too seriously… LUV!

  • rose60610

    Leave it to Pucci for super bright colors. They’re good at it.

  • Alexandra Davidoff

    Love the python Crossbody! Elegant, functional, yet exotic and quirky – a perfect balancing act of personality and functional form.

  • 19yearslater

    I’m not ready to think about spring brights yet. I love Christmas fashion!

  • Nadia

    Oh! So bright and joyful! Makes u happy just to look at them!

  • Jennie

    The pink crossbody is toooo cute! But I’m partial to neon pink anything :p

  • Karen

    love the colors! so functional yet stylish too!

  • Shannon

    That orange! The texture on the box clutch is perfect.

  • Shereen

    LOVE the box clutch. The orange color and python are a perfect combination.

  • Tonya

    Both of those colors are sooo yummy and scream “SPRING” they would add a great dose of color to a LBD…love!

  • mia

    the pink one reminds me of something that michael kors had this season but in a brighter color. lol

  • fran

    The crossbody is gorgeous, but personally I wouldn’t wear such a brightly colored bag

  • Erica

    omg that orange one is gorgeous!!

  • sara

    neon is a great fad this season! i have a lime green chanel :)
    http://iomoo.wordpress.com/2011/07/29/i-wanna-spill-it-jeffrey-campbell/

  • kris

    I quite like the bright saturated colors! The clutch is my favorite.

  • J Umm

    love the bags, but they deserve the price tag placed upon them… its a bit steep considering that it doesn’t look expensive…
    STYLE DECORUM

  • katia

    Love love love!!!!!!
    To expensive for e but a girl can dream

  • Alexandra

    I love that pink.

  • Sil

    i don’t know which one i like the most, they’re both gorgeous!

  • Kathryn

    the pink crossbody is beautiful! I love anything pink :)

  • camilla

    Wonderful clutcles…bright colors, I prefer the orange one…or not?

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