Great summer clutches
Photo: Alison Gootee
From top, left to right:

1. This tough, lipstick red, studded clutch has an optional chain strap. Victoria's Secret Catalogue, $45.

2. A dramatic gold bow disappears into this evening stunner. Christian Louboutin, $625.

3. Another take on the bow: Here it's woven right into the flap of the purse. Anya Hindmarch, $395.

4. This lacquered wicker bag has an oversize ball clasp with a '70s vintage feel. Oscar de la Renta, $395.

5. Colorized python folds into a sexy envelope. VBH.

6. Glossy burnt-yellow patent leather has sly curves and big hardware. Be & D, $595.

7. A metallic grass-green leather-trimmed flap dresses up playful straw. Coach, $168.