A neat, tailored daytime clutch is a fantastic option if you can deal with editing what goes in and what stays out. Smaller pouches are cute but you can’t get more than a lipstick in there usually. Try to select one that has multiple pockets and a bit of dimension so you can carry your essentials. This is one of those bags you can have fun with — you don’t have to spend a lot on this style, so try playing with different materials and colors.
If you need a bigger day bag for the office but love the idea of carrying a trim clutch for a work lunch or event, just pop the clutch into your larger bag and pack it with your necessities.