Handbag designer Lauren Merkin's distinctive, impeccably designed clutches have shown up in the hands of many a red carpet-walking starlet. Merkin's unexpected color and material combinations make styles like the Caroline — a sleek, slender clutch with a ruched flap — and the puffy, chain-strapped Diana bag perfect for special occasions and fancy affairs. For everyday use, Merkin's collection features studded calfskin shopper totes, chic laptop bags, grained satchel purses, and crossbody handbags that will accentuate your most polished ensembles. Store your smaller items in one of Merkin's elegant iPad pouches, card cases or mini wallets.
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