On first examination, I really, really like the Zambos & Siega Twiggy Clutch. The lines are extremely clean and sophisticated, the shape is easy to hold, and the color is versatile and more unexpected and fresh than black. I particularly love the way that the white between the embossed scales bleeds into the dark grey of the scales themselves – it makes the finish all the more eye-catching and is an effect that’s not used nearly enough.

Zambos & Siega Twiggy Clutch

On second examination, though, I’m irritated. This bag, like the last bag from Zambos & Siega that I reviewed, is not real leather. The price is low for a high-end clutch, but not low enough to justify using a fake material. If I wanted a vinyl bag, I could easily find one for a fraction of the price at Target or Forever 21. From a brand that expects to charge this much, I want more than PVC, even if that means a slight increase in the price. I’d much rather have the real thing and pay extra for it. Buy through ShopBop for $65.

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  • Courtney

    You can buy real leather bags at target. And you can buy synthetic bags at high end stores such as stella mccartney.

    It is not about weather it is real or synthetic, it is about the design and synthetic leather can make a nice clutch or bag and stay nice looking as well. 65$ is not really a lot for a clutch.

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