Yves Saint Laurent Large Y Cork/Patent Leather Clutch: Love It or Loathe It?

Jan 6 2011 • by Rose

If you’re looking to add a quirky piece to your usual glossy or sequined clutch bag collection, then look no further than the Yves Saint Laurent Large Y Cork/Patent Leather Clutch. Take a look:

Yves Saint Laurent Large Y Cork/Patent Leather Clutch, $550.00

Yes, you’re seeing it right, the Yves Saint Laurent Large Y Cork/Patent Leather Clutch is made of all natural cork! Fashion critiques’ favorite clutch of the moment, this classic envelope-shaped number sports a black patent leather flap, light mottled finish, and black suede and satin lining. Here’s how it looks from the back:

So, what’s the verdict then? Love it or loathe it? I would have to tell you, though, that apparently many adore this uniquely designed clutch, judging by the fact that retailer Saks Fifth Avenue warns would-be buyers that they cannot purchase more than 3 pieces of it every 30 days as it is very in demand. It’s selling like hot cakes, all right.

I actually find this Yves Saint Laurent Large Y Cork/Patent Leather Clutch edgy and classy. How about you? It would look great with a monochromatic printed dress and T-strap heels, like this:

If you love this Yves Saint Laurent Large Y Cork/Patent Leather Clutch, you can snag a piece at SaksFifthAvenue for $550.00. Just bear in mind how hot it is at the moment, so you might want to speed up your shopping.

For those who find the Yves Saint Laurent Large Y Cork/Patent Leather Clutch a tad pricey, check out these more affordable chic cork clutch bags:

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SR SQUARED by Sondra Roberts Cork It Clutch

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