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It’s no secret that Clare V bags are my favorite—I wear one almost every single day! They truly are the best quality and so beautiful and unique. And the good news is, Clare V is generously doing another exclusive sale just for the NB community and offering us 20% off for 2 days only. Yay!

It’s a perfect opportunity to round out your fall accessories lineup, and/or get starting on your holiday gift shopping. Either way, if you’ve been considering a Clare V bag, now is a great time to finally go for it.

I’ll be showing off some of my favorite currently available Clare V bags and accessories on the IG LIVE, discussing styling tips, answering your questions, etc. The best part is that the discount code will apply to all CV products purchased online, over the phone, or in person from a CV store. The only exceptions are their philanthropy products (Vive La Resistance, EMC, Everytown), which will not be discounted.

Mark your calendar:

Instagram Live, @natalieborton
Sunday (8/2) | 1:00pm PT

Here are my favorite currently available items from Clare V—and what I love about them—to help you narrow down your shopping. The sale will last from Saturday, 10/17 through Sunday, 10/18 at 11:59pm PT.


The majority of the bags I own and wear regularly are from Clare V. They’re classic, but with personality. They have a playfulness to them, and they’re both elevated and practical. While definitely an investment, my Clare V bags have been worth every penny and I know I’ll have them forever.

Midi Sac | This is by far my favorite style of bag from Clare V. It’s classic, practical, versatile and timeless. I have a few of them! Use them as a crossbody or clutch, or even a pouch to collect your things in a bigger tote. From what’s currently available, I love Jaguar and Black Diamond.

La Tropezienne | This tote is so underrated—I honestly barely noticed it on their website, and now it’s one of my most-used accessories. I have the Miel colorway with a hand-painted monogram (black with a white shadow).

Grande Fanny | This one is so playful and fun—I got one for myself during the last sale! I love the signature Clare V eye print (it’s the one I have!), and the leopard print one and classic black one are also so beautiful. These come with an adjustable strap, but I also am planning to purchase a shoulder strap during the sale to add to my Grande Fanny so I can change up the look and use it as a shoulder bag if I want.

Gosee Clutch | Clare V sent me this bag as a gift earlier this year and it is already a favorite. It is SO beautiful, and I love that it can be a crossbody, clutch, or shoulder bag (with additional strap). I have the Pablo Cat print, but it also comes in some classic neutrals.

Sac Bretelle | A super versatile, minimalist bag that can be a crossbody, top-handle bag or clutch depending on the straps (or lack of them!).

Simple Tote | The Camel Suede with Black & White Stripes is my all-time favorite. So timeless and effortlessly chic.

Sandy Tote | Although this has a beachy feel to it, I have the black one and definitely use it all year long. I love attaching a scarf around one of the handles for a pop of pattern. To keep my things from falling out of it, I use pretty pouches to store everything.

Foldover Clutch | The foldover clutch in leopard has been my go-to date night bag since I snagged it at the Clare V sample sale. It’s gorgeous and luxe, like all of the hair-on leopard pieces that Clare V creates. It comes in several other colorways but leopard is my all-time favorite and a true classic.

Emma Bag | This sweet little pouch has the smoothest Nappa leather. It’s a crossbody, but I think it would be so cute as a little wristlet bag for date nights.

Agnes Backpack | Clare does chic backpacks so well. This one has a minimalist look with a smaller front compartment for essentials (keys, sunglasses, phone…) and a larger compartment for whatever else you want to carry. It would be so lovely with a handpainted monogram on it, too!

Le Zip Sac | A large, chic tote with built in shoulder straps. I love the diamond print one!


One thing that makes the Clare V bags so versatile is that many of them are designed with removable bag straps. That means you can swap different straps in anytime you want to create a totally different look with the same bag.

Braided Shoulder Strap | I’m thinking about buying this one during this sale! It’s perfect on my Bateau tote.

Crossbody Webbing Strap + Shoulder Webbing Strap | A cotton strap that’s comfortable to wear and creates a more casual look on your bag. My favorite one (which I already own) is the Black & White, and I also love the classic Black and Black & Cream Checker.

Crossbody Link Strap + Shoulder Link Strap | The link detail is so beautiful and adds an elevated detail to any crossbody bag. I’m considering snagging one of these during this sale!

Thick Chain Crossbody Strap | This one makes any bag feel fancier. I love the touch of gold it adds to any outfit. I love using this strap on my Midi Sac bags for a night out.

Tubular Shoulder Strap + Tubular Top Handle | These are especially adorable with the Midi Sac bags and Grande Fanny bags.

Adjustable Crossbody Strap | This strap starts 3″ longer than their typical crossbody strap and has 5 additional length options to make the length of the strap work for your personal preferences.



Eyes Keychain | A simple little touch to make you smile when you grab your keys from your bag.

Half Zip Wallet | While they do have a full size wallet, I love this mini version! The black and white stripe one is my favorite.

Wallet Clutch | I like these for gathering my small items in my bag (chapstick, scrunchie, etc.). Also works as a small clutch for a night out.

Coin Clutch | Keep your loose change, chapstick and/or bobby pins in here. It’s little but honestly makes my purse feel so much cleaner.


Earlier this year I bought my first Clare V apparel items—two graphic sweatshirts—and they quickly became two of my favorite things to wear.

Black Sweatshirt | I love a classic black graphic sweatshirt. I have one of their old “Ciao” styles, and this one has a similar feel

Marigold Oui Sweatshirt | This marigold adds a beautiful pop of color to my wardrobe. The fit is true to size.


Have any Clare V questions?! Leave them below! I have become a super fan and am happy to help you out!

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