Woe is me: This Valentino Python Bow Clutch ($1,295) is nothing less than gorgeous. Alas, the price keeps it away from my bag collection. But the disappointment is fleeting — I found a worthy replacement for much less.


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Same color, same shape, same great bow: That's the Nine West Black Satin Bow Clutch ($20, originally $40) I'm talking about. It's even on sale; it doesn't get much better than this!