The roots of luxury brand Gucci were planted in manufacturing leather goods, which started in 1921, when the brand was founded in Florence by saddle-maker Guccio Gucci. Today the brand is headed up by Alessandro Michele, who brings a contemporary appeal to Gucci's signature refined luxury. With nearly a century of expertise, the brand offers a sophisticated variety of finely crafted leather pieces. Each Gucci clutch is carefully constructed with smooth leather, rich textures, vibrant colours and an innovative take on classic design.
The Gucci Clutches Buying Guide
Refined luxury with a contemporary twist is synonymous with these finely crafted women’s Gucci clutches. Each clutch is carefully crafted in high-quality leather and comes in a range of colors, sizes, and designs. They're real investment pieces that make a sophisticated accompaniment to any outfit, be it casual or cocktail. Continue reading this buyer's guide to see which one of these signature bags would make an excellent addition to your wardrobe.
The Most Wanted Gucci Clutches
Gucci GG Marmont 2.0 Leather Clutch
This beauty is made in Italy from 100% soft black calf matelassé chevron leather and antique gold-toned GG hardware. There's one internal zip pocket and an open back pocket, and the back has a heart embossed on it. The Marmont 2.0 stands at 20cm and 30cm W x 5cm D. It’s softly structured with an oversized front flap closure and a snap button. The suede-like lining is made from microfiber. The Gucci Marmont range also offers accessories, including the Marmont leather card case, leather wallet, and key case.
Gucci Dionysus GG Velvet Small Shoulder Bag
The GG motif is embedded into this soft blue velvet bag with black patent leather trim. This clutch is also made in Italy, using archival GG velvet. The tiger head closure is a nod to the Greek god of the grape and wine harvest, Dionysus, who, according to Greek mythology, crossed the river Tigris on a tiger sent by Zeus. There's a sliding antique silver-toned chain strap that can be adjusted so the bag can be worn as a top handle bag with a 22cm drop or a shoulder bag with a 38cm drop. The bag boasts microfiber suede-like lining, zipped interior compartments, a pocket under the flap, and double gussets.
Gucci Ophidia GG Supreme Wallet on a Chain
This simple vintage design is a classic. Made in Italy in the house's web and GG Supreme canvas, this evening clutch (or wallet on a chain) comes with a shining chain that will also allow you to style it as a shoulder or cross-body bag. The clutch's interior is fitted with pockets and practical card slots.
The Gucci Clutches Sizing Guide
Women’s Gucci clutch bags come in a variety of sizes. On the smaller side, there's the Dionysus Super Mini Bag. This stands at 10cm and is 16.5cm W x 4.5cm D. Or, there's the canvas Dionysus GG Blooms Super Mini Bag, with chain. Thich is the same size as the Dionysus Super Mini Bag. Both clutches can hold a cell phone measuring a maximum of W69mm x H142mm x D7mm.
Larger sized bags include the GG Marmont Quilted Leather Clutch in soft and smooth calf leather, which is 20cm high and 30cm wide. The Crocodile Leather Toggle 2 In 1 Clutch Evening Shoulder Flap Bag is 15cm high and 25cm wide. Or, there's the Envelope Leather Evening Clutch. This is renowned for its slimline design, yet it still measures 17.5cm H, 24.4cm W x 6.25cm D.
How To Care For Your Gucci Clutch
Gucci advises protecting your bags from direct sunlight, heat, and rain. If your Gucci bag gets wet, it should be dried immediately or as soon as possible with a soft dry cloth. The clutch bags should not be overfilled with heavy products.
Always store your Gucci clutch bag in the dust bag it comes in. You can also fill the bag with tissue paper to help maintain its shape and absorb any humidity.
- What are Gucci bags made out of?
The bags are made in Italy, and leather bags are made with 100% calf leather. Some of the leather designs are softer, and others are made out of a harder leather, such as the Crocodile Leather 2 in 1 Clutch Evening Shoulder Flap Bag. There's also a Gucci canvas range, including mini bags such as the Dionysus Supreme Chain Bag in canvas.
- How do you know if a Gucci bag is real?
Inside of all of Gucci's bags, there's a leather patch with a serial number printed on it. These numbers should include the style number and a serial number that's unique to the bag. The Gucci logo now features overlapping Gs.
Gucci products are only sold by Gucci retail and outlet stores, as well as authorized department stores, retailers, and specialty stores. Counterfeit products are of much poorer quality. You should also note, all Gucci bags come with a dust bag and are never wrapped in plastic.