Here is another post from my Fashion-Guest Blogger Christine at Work My Wardrobe. I asked her to write about her handmade clutches because I am obsessed with them! My favorite one is the last clutch shown in this blog! Since I am a native from Phoenix, Arizona it’s the perfect fit! Hope you enjoy! <3

Style on Ladies and Gents!

xo
Ro

Rochelle York Personal Stylist

I love a good big ol’ bag, the kind that could double as a diaper bag when my son was a baby, the kind that fits everything you’ll need on a flight, the kind that start to hurt your shoulder after carrying it all day, the kind that make me feel like I’ve lost my keys-wallet-lipstick because I can’t find it in that big ol’ bag… I do love them but it’s also nice to edit everything down, only take what you need for a an evening out with friends or a trip to the store and it’s even more fun when you have a super cute bag to carry your pared down necessities.

I started making bags to sell on Etsy a few months back and I love making a good ol’ clutch, I think they are both fresh and elegant. I love to play with colors and shapes & combining textiles. You can find them at Etsy.com/shop/BlockAndBattaglia Here are some of my favorites that are available now.

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I love this style for work since its just big enough to carry my iPad but without it it has a real cute slouch happening.

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I love the Pom Poms on this one, I strung them myself to go with this bag. The vintage embroidered fabric is so vibrant, this is a one of kind piece.

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Keep an eye out for this style coming soon with detachable straps…for those days when you don’t feel like lugging around the big guy but want to give your hands a break.

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Who doesn’t love Ikat, this particular woven fabric comes from India.

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I can’t pass up a beautiful Batik fabric, the shades of blue on this bag make my heart skip a beat.

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The most fun bag to make are these rouched fabric clutches. They are challenging to make but always turn out awesome.

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This is last one is very dear to me. I love Arizona, I love the desert. I snapped this photo of Camelback Mountain from the balcony at the Valley Ho and I think it’s such a fun homage to the place I call home.

Each bag I sell is handmade by me and I add a few bags each week so be sure to check out my Etsy store often to see what’s new.

XO
C

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