These amazing clutches come are made from an eclectic mix of contemporary and vintage fabrics that seem custom catered to Offbeat needs — check out the full range of peacock designs! Some of them are so brilliantly colored and gorgeous that I could see a courthouse bride using one instead of a bouquet. Imagine this being held by a bride in a tea length dress, wearing sharp little red gloves:
Rowena credits a mix of influences, from vintage ephemera and moody blooms to noir silhouettes and ethereal patterns. The Red Ruby Rose has a whole line of bags crafted with custom fabrics inspired by Rowena's illustrations and photography.
Please, will some bold retro bride snap this one up?
I love that this fern clutch manages to feel both organic and classy at the same time. Best? It's lined in bright pink silk:
This bird on a wire is silk lined in the most amazing shade of teal:
Bold! Finnish! Blue silk lining! SO MOD:
Rowena is one of those bad-asses who I have covet her work and half just want to befriend. I mean, come on: She fronts an indie-pop band, and does awesome illustrations, and blogs, and more … all this in addition to making some of the most lovely clutches for offbeat brides ever!
If you're as enchanted as I am, go look browse Red Ruby Rose on etsy.
And then, in a few months, send me the pictures of you walking into your reception wearing your little pillbox hat and holding your Red Ruby Rose clutch.