Have you have noticed a transition from large shoulder bags to small clutches, and top handle bags for daytime? At first I thought – no way could this momma of four fit all the necessities of life into such a small package…boy, was I wrong!

Maybe it is because my kids are older now, youngest is 5. And they can (whether they chose to or not) carry their own sports equipment, books, water, snacks and totally necessary tchotchkes. Really, I realized (and applied) the mantra less is more to my everyday handbag and saved my back and my handbags from toting so much on a everyday basis. This is not to say I don’t enjoy a great oversized shoulder bag, or carry all tote but mini bags are earning a place in my everyday wardrobe too.

What I really love about a smaller handbag, is that they favor BIG but polished statement designs. Even if you shy away from a “loud” handbag, and prefer a simple sleek design, the smaller size tempers the volume.

Lucky for us one of my favorites, is locally based George & Dino. I can’t get enough of her Feather clutch. Made of durable leather, with a bold zipper closure and lightened up with soft feather detailing. I reach for this clutch every day date, date night and girls brunch/night.

I have also enjoyed utilizing Rent the Runway (RTR) to try out additional styles. If you are interested in trying, enjoy $100 off 1 month of unlimited membership: RTRBOSTON1B87F

George & Dino Feather Clutch

Marques Almeida Chunky Chain Bag – RTR

Yuzefi Two Tone Dolores Bag – RTR

Zac Posen Latte Biba Buckle Backpack – RTR

3.1 Phillip Lim Ines Soft Triangle Pouch – RTR