Bottega Veneta Nero Mineral Galuchat Knot

Last month we spent a day bringing you exclusives from Bottega Veneta. Hands down one of my favorite pieces from that day and ultimate favorite clutches ever is the Bottega Veneta Nero Galuchat Knot.

We covered the black version of this clutch and now we are equally obsessing over the cream version, color is called mineral. After spotting the Bottega Veneta Nero Mineral Galuchat Knot was spotted on Leighton Meester my level of love for this clutch catapulted into a realm that I can not put into words. Leighton’s look for the VMA’s was spot on.

Leighton Meester VMAs

She looked divine in a Christian Cota dress, Giuseppe Zanotti shoes, Cathy Waterman jewelry, and this Bottega Veneta knot clutch. In fact, Leighton should not only be on the best dressed list, but was a contender for the best dressed at the MTV Video Music Awards. To view our full review and gallery of Leighton Meester’s Bottega Veneta clutch check out Bag that Style HERE.

Every single aspect of this clutch is perfection. The process to create this clutch is meticulous and time consuming, but it creates a design that captivates anyone who sees it. For a reminder how the clutch is made, here is an excerpt from our first review:

The shell of this Knot clutch is completely covered in Galuchat, the skin of the stingray. Covering the shell of the Knot is particularly delicate and complex because Galuchat skin is not malleable. Bottega Veneta has created a new hammered workmanship for the frame. To do this, the rounded metal is manually worked with specific tools to obtain the hammered effect. Then the profile is further enhanced by a row of faceted studs applied on a small metal sheet, placed between the shell and the frame of the Knot. On the perimeter there are a total of 280 faceted studs. As if that was not ample work, the stingray skin shell is enriched by metal studs which mimic the cut and shape of faceted stones.

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Share Your Thoughts With Us

  • Al

    Not my style. Gorg, but a little costume jewelry-esq.

  • Terry

    Stunning! I love the bag and Leighton’s outfit.

  • Mary

    Ak! I must have this!!!

  • Emma

    I love this bag and Leighton rocked the VMAs!

  • Elle

    The clutch is gorgeous. It looks great with her dress! The shoes are great and go well with her dress but, I do not think the clutch goes with the shoes very well.

  • Jeneen

    Wow – that is breathtaking and timeless.

  • Debra Zak

    Holy Cow, it’s magnifcant…a jewel of a bag

  • Alexis
  • postrancher

    Love it!! Pretty eye candy.

  • Merve

    Love the clutch but the shoes not so much

  • Michael St. James

    Stunning…but a little over the top for my taste!

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  • Marissa Cooper

    Gotta love this one! Maybe a pair of BV Oxydized Silver Diams Earrings would go with it well!

  • Melissa Kay

    Wow, I absolutely love this! Everything about this ensemble is incredible, except for Leighton’s makeup. Too much lip, too much eye, but her brows could use a little darkening. Love to see her rock more earth tones with this creamy outfit.


  • AA

    OMG its beautiful! It would so match with a Wedding Dress IMO.

  • Kendra

    Just so beautiful. (fb)

  • Mousse

    Oh My! I’m not one for lot’s of metal on my bags, but I sure could carry this proudly. (ipad)