Emmys Fashion- Get the Look for Less

Emmy Award Accessories

The Emmys were last night and the gowns and accessories didn’t disappoint. An added bonus was the E! Clutch Cam. It gave us fashion fans a chance to see the fabulous purses the stars were carrying. The trends we noticed … Continue reading

Crystal and Rhinestone Studded Hard Box Clutch Purse

Crystal Rhinestone Clutch Purse

Another night out or wedding to attend? Tired of your same old solid colored purse and wish you could jazz it up just a little? Try one of these crystal and rhinestone studded hard box clutch purses. They’re still solid … Continue reading

Envelope Clutches

Envelope Clutches

The sleek, flat, rectangular shape and classic fold over flap make the envelope clutch a timeless design. Envelope clutch purses come in a variety of colors, patterns, and fabrics. For an elegant look, try the metallic glitter mesh envelope purse. … Continue reading

Glitter Clutches

Glitter Confetti Sparkle Cocktail Clutches

Some items are great for jazzing up simple, more basic looks. Create new ensembles with this dynamic glittery clutch. Clutches are an essential handbag for any purse collection. As you may already know, there is a bag for every occasion, … Continue reading

Snakeskin Croc Scale Evening Clutch Bag

Clutch bags always make for great accent pieces. Use a snakeskin handbag to add some attitude to whatever you’re wearing this season.

Clutches are one of the more perfect handbag choices when it comes to making a statement. Their compact size and handheld nature draws special attention to their presence when featured in an outfit. It can be worn to blend in, accentuate, or stand out completely. Whether you’re on the go meeting a friend for coffee, headed to a professional event or going for a night out, this snakeskin croc scale evening clutch bag can add a bit of edge and a bit of class to your look. Each one comes in a bold, daring color that is sure to stand out or help you bring an outfit together.

Snakeskin is one of the more versatile animal prints out there. Since it does not have a set, traditional color it can be a neutral or any other shade of the rainbow. This allows the pattern itself to be featured in any number of outfits depending on which incarnation of the design you happen to be using. No matter what though, this animal print adds some character and style to any look. It always has a bit a of an edge to it, undoubtedly an association of the reputation that comes from the reptile itself. Use it to your advantage when wearing this pattern out on the town and adding some oomph to an ensemble.

If you’re wearing an ensemble of solid colors, a monochromatic outfit, or simply an array of neutrals, than this piece can do a lot for you. Not only will it stand out in color and print, but it will also help balance out your look without being too loud on its own. Use whatever color you choose to influence your additional accessories like a statement necklace, makeup, and shoe in order to tie your entire look together. This piece works best with basic or simple outfits, but that doesn’t mean your outfit has to be boring to begin with. If you’re wearing a simple matte cocktail dress, this bag will add a bit of texture to your look while still complementing the sleekness of your dress. Even wearing it with a basic tee and leggings, skinny jeans, or a skirt can add a funky bit of color to your look.

Depending on how you wear it, it can be made to be simple or elegant, but it is always bold and bright. Add some color and attitude to whatever you’re wearing with this eye-catching clutch.  You can find the snakeskin croc scale evening clutch bag at Chicastic.

Snakeskin Clutches

One Ring Knuckle Duster

Having some set items for special occasions can come in handy. Here is a versatile formal clutch to save for those extra fancy events.

It is always useful to have some set parts of your wardrobe for specific things. Some things every closet should have are a little black dress, a universal interview outfit, and a few other staple pieces to keep your wardrobe fully stocked and at the ready no matter what. It is always smart to have some fancy things on hand. Even if you do not attend formal events very often, it is good to save pieces from past events to use in the future in the event that the occasion arises. One accessory fits that category and that is the elegant clutch. The clutch is the perfect handbag for more upscale events, and this one ring knuckle duster does the trick.

This elegant piece makes a classic statement. On it’s own, it is very bold and eye-catching, using large gold and rhinestone insets over a loud statement color. These primary-leaning jewel tones add a touch of old world elegance that is found in regalia and is reminiscent of royalty. Because this statement clutch is so bold on its own, it goes best with basics and more subtle dresses or pantsuits. For instance, a knuckle duster in any of these shades would go wonderfully with a little black dress. Its motif can be implemented simply by using other accent pieces that are the same shade as the bag, such as matching shoes and jewels or colored jewelry with the clutch itself.

You can also go with using the bag’s color to inspire a theme for your look. Wearing other blues in the same family as the blue used in the bag you can create an interesting, somewhat matching look that doesn’t look too matchy-matchy but is still well coordinated and complete. Accessorize with simple gold jewelry that only adds a hint of shimmer with some rhinestone or diamond earrings to balance the look. Alternatively, you can use the color of the bag as a means of offset. Pair this clutch with a dress in a complementary color to that used in the knuckle duster you choose. You can go with the option above of using it to accent a little black dress, but this clutch would stand out just as well against most other neutrals, especially whites or beiges. It all depends on the look you wish to achieve and the level of glam you’re going for. No matter what, it is always vital to have a staple formal bag on hand because you never know when you might need one in a pinch.

Find this great one ring knuckle duster clutch in a variety of colors at Chicastic.

One Ring Knuckle Duster

Silver Sequin Clutch

Accent any look, whether bold or classic, with this flashy yet versatile bag. Add some glam to your ensemble with a silver sequin clutch.

Being timeless or making a statement are not always mutually exclusive. A silver sequin clutch is adaptable yet can also make a great accent piece. Whether you are trying to evoke a modern look or insinuate a vintage vibe, you can make this clutch work for you. This nifty little fashion accessory acts almost like a neutral one, but with more oomph. Silver walks the line of the color white and something more eye catching and daring. This color matches just about anything, even pairing silver with gold is in lately. Keep your daily basics or your evening essentials in this anything-but-basic clutch while adding some sparkle and shine to your look. If you want to add some sleek shimmer to an outfit, this bag will definitely work for you if you know how to make it work.

This casual clutch really can come in clutch, making it rather easy to accessorize and pair with outfits or ensembles. No matter what event you happen to be attending, this piece can easily accommodate to any look. It can even match most colors and patterns without looking too busy, while adding glam to more basic looks. The color alone makes it totally versatile and opens it up to mixing and matching. Wear it with other neutrals, use it to brighten up black or navy blue. You can even wear it with animal print, loud patterns or bold colors. Silver compliments everything and can work as an glimmering accent or can be the base for silver themed accessories such as jewelry, shoes or scarves to match. Just as neutral colored accessories can match any outfit or any look, this piece will do the same but will add a bit of glamour to it as well.

It’s shimmery sequin design makes it the perfect match for any solid print, adding dynamism and texture. It can make a great accent for a modern sheath dress or simple blouse and pant, but can also be worn alongside more vintage pieces. The clutch itself is vintage inspired in its antique design, inherent in its coin purse shape and embellished silver closure. It’s sequined pattern also hearkens the roaring twenties, making this handbag just as appropriate for a dance party as it is for formal or casual outings. It’s versatile nature allows you to wear it with whatever you want, dressing up a basic tee shirt and jeans and perfectly complimenting an evening dress.

Purchase your silver sequin clutch today at Chicastic!

Silver Sequin Clutch Purse

Snakeskin Croc Scale Animal Pattern Hard Box Evening Clutch Bag

Animal pattern clutches have always been and will be in fashion. There is a craze amongst women of all ages to wear animal pattern accessories. Whether it be snake skin, leopard print, or zebra pattern these are amazingly popular in scarves, clutches, wallets, handbags, boots, jackets, tops, and dresses. You might think you have seen it all, but you have to take a look at Chicastic’s new collection of snakeskin croc scale pattern hard box clutch bags. Available in purple. grey, black, green, brown, and blue these clutches are just hot. Great for evening parties and cocktail events you will definitely love them. Like they say “Old is Gold”, so in the fashion world animal print is the gold and with such low prices at Chicastic this gold is definitely worth a lot more.

Brown Snakeskin Pattern Hard Box Clutch

Animal Print Fashion 101

Animal print has made its mark and it does not seem to be going anywhere anytime soon. It’s been associated with wealth and royalty for centuries, and while anyone can sport this style now, there are still rules about how to wear it right. This style, no matter what feline hide you’re rocking, emits an aura of boldness. But the trick to wearing it is wearing it in moderation. This goes for whether you’re looking to use it to accentuate an outfit or as the main event. Any animal print will make more of a statement when treated moderately. It speaks for itself so choose wisely when you’re accessorizing animal print or accessorizing with it.

If you’re looking to wear the print, choose your accompanying pieces wisely. If you’re wearing a leopard print dress, choose understated accessories that only work to flatter the dress, not draw attention from it or distract, such as a black envelope clutch or a simple chiffon or silk scarf in a neutral color. If you’re looking to wear a snakeskin pant, choose a neutral top and shoe, and if you want to go with color opt for one that fits in the same color family as the shade of snakeskin so it will work to harmonize while still flattering the print. When it comes to jewelry, choose simple, timeless pieces that will still look purposeful, such as a sterling silver cocktail ring or simple gold hoop earrings.

Accessorizing with animal print isn’t as daring as having it take center stage in an outfit, but it can still be bold. Going minimal will let the print speak for itself and allow the true power of its classic style to shine. It can be used to glam up any basic or neutral outfit, and stands out best against simple and understated outfits. Instantly make a little black dress a little more retro with a leopard print scarf tied tight around your neck or hair with a matching patent belt at the waist. Make any basic tee and jeans anything but basic with a snakeskin shoe and clutch.

Animal print is bold and daring, but it can be made appropriate for any occasion depending on how you wear it. This timeless style can be worn on a date, to the office, running errands, or even an elegant night out. No matter what the occasion, the key is to go minimal and let that little bit of wild side shine. Chicastic has a special section dedicated to everything animal print. Buy now!

Animal Print Fashion Accessories

Holiday Gifts For Her

Most of the holiday season is spent thinking about, planning, and executing the difficult gift-giving quest we embark on for everyone special in our lives. Each gift is particular to what friend we’re giving it to, but most of us don’t have the luxury of time to brainstorm up the perfect gift, let alone find it. So what are we to do?

As far as women and our lady friends go, we can at least rely on our own desires to help decipher what our fellow females might want this holiday season. Aside from shopping for gifts, most of us are shopping for the perfect holiday ensembles. Not only do we search for the perfect jewel-toned sweater for Christmas Day or that flashy cocktail dress for New Years, but we keep our eyes out for what we’d like to grab once the post-holiday deals settle in, the stuff we’d like to have for the rest of the year. So why not start there?

You don’t have to go as far as buying an entire outfit for a friend, but think about what makes the perfect outfit? Fashion Accessories.

Accessories allow any outfit to see multiple, even infinite, incarnations and stretch the life of our favorite pieces. Scarves, handbags, clutches, bangles, earrings, cuffs, necklaces of every shape and size… so why not put together a holiday gift bag of such outfit-changing tools?

But there are so many different styles to choose from… which would be best? Here is where the powers of your perception come in. What does your sister like to wear? Vintage-inspired DIY ensembles? Then a print scarf, salvage messenger bag and a chunky bracelet would fit right into her wardrobe. Or what about your lunch-buddy from work? Is she sophisticated and put-together? Then perhaps a jewel-toned clutch, silver bib necklace and a leopard print wrap-around sound like a few things she’d find useful.

Giving little, individual things, is always nice. Any gift is meaningful. But showing just how much you pay attention to your close friends’ senses of style is sure to warm their hearts, and is probably part of their goal when they put themselves together every morning. It’s always nice to have more accessories, especially ones that suit our personality, and it’s always touching when a friend notices our tastes (and helps us look fabulous all year round, of course). Such accessories are useful no matter what style suits you, it’s in the print, color, and overall combination that counts. Your friends can wear their scarf on a daily basis, save that crystal necklace for New Years and bring their clutch out for dinner, or any combination that suits them. Same goes for get-togethers, birthdays, going-away parties, you name it. Think about what you yourself would like for the holidays and apply that to your lady friends, you’ll be sure to find the ticket to holiday gift-giving success.

Visit Chicastic now to buy great gifts for all the women in your life. Order by Dec 19 to get it by Dec 24 with free shipping.

holiday gifts for her