Jul 8, 2011

The Hobo Lauren Clutch


Is this thing on? I feel like I have been MIA recently. Sorry girls, just been busy being superwoman  in my daily life. 

I am sure you ALL know about this fabulous little gem I am about to show you, but I was just thinking about how baller it was the other day, and how I am in the market for a new one. There was a period of about a year when the girls and I got each other Hobo Lauren clutches for our b-days. Like that was the standard gift of 2009, HA!

If you have not purchased one of these babies, allow me to introduce. 

LouLou readers, meet the Lauren clutch. 



She's sassy

she's beautiful. 

 she's multifunctional! 

She can be your everyday wallet,  and then two seconds later she can be your best friend clutch and accompany you to the bar. 

Basically,  she rocks. 

Here is my little Lauren clutch, in the color Yam I do believe. 


Behold the inside. Easy access to ID, and to cards of your choice!


Also inside, this handy little zipper pocket. I usually put receipts in there, but if I am using this as a clutch, it is the perfect spot for  my phone and lip gloss ;)


There are two outside snap pockets. One has a space for all of your cards…


I don't have credit cards… but I have a TON of store rewards cards and many many unused gift cards. WOOPS. 


 I also keep my check book in this side, not that I ever really write checks, but sometimes you need 'em… like to pay your friend Emily back for putting $500 on her card for beach booze and groceries ;) haha

The other side has a zipper for your change… and space for anything else you might want to carry. 


Yes that is a baby tabasco bottle. You just neeeever know when you are gonna need hot sauce. 

So as you can see, my dear little friend has gotten a little 'loved' if you will. I think I need a new one. I found this cute metallic one on SALE



But then I also found this little beauty, not on sale. 


I have since decided I would get both of them filthy, so I think for my next one, I shall go with the robin egg blue, or the hot pink. Duh. 

PS: you can usually find these babies on sale on like amazon, ebay etc. You just gotta look ;) 

Happy Friday lovelies! I will be curled up on the couch tonight with the bestie and my pug child watching a Sex and the City marathon.  

Xoxo


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60 comments:

K_stets said...

I pretty much love you for posting this. A few years ago a friend had a clutch just like this and I have always wanted one like it.....I am going to find one today now. :)

Sasha said...

Yay for Hobo! My babysitter turned me on to them- I am sporting an awesome Hobo wallet as we speak. Don't know the name, I love love love it!

Sasha said...

Found it- I have a Nancy in Black. It turns into a wrislet!

Lauren said...

I absolutely LOVE my Lauren Hobo Wallet. I have the pretty pink one shown in your picture and it's my favorite! Goes everywhere with me! :)

I think they should give you a free one for such a nice review!

Lacey said...

Love, love my Hobo, I will never have any other kind of wallet! When you're looking for a new one I would stick to the leather, rather than the patent leather. I have that turquoise one and the leather has ripped in a couple places :(

Emily said...

Looks adorable and pretty handy. I may have to consider one.....have a great weekend.

Emily @ laughliveandshop.blogspot.com

A Day in the Life... said...

I absolutely LOVE my Hobo clutch! I recently got ink on it... know any ways to get that off?

Marjorie said...

Thanks for suggesting. I really, really need a wallet (I don't have one and it's getting kinda ridiculous). I'm scared to look up the price of these ones ;0

Marjorie said...

To the commenter above, try rubbing alcohol (the kind you put on cuts) to get rid of the ink stain.

Raquel said...

Oooo i love them!!

April of A. Liz Adventures said...

I love the Lauren Hobo clutch! My best girlfriend has one in a to-die-for color ... it's a pearlized ivory -- it's way too pretty.

Lindsey said...

I got mine in red on sale at Dillards. Check Dillard's out.

The Hill House said...

I don't think I've ever realized how much room a clutch like that has! I need to look a little closer at those things!

Emily @ EMILY POSTS said...

I've carried the metallic one for YEARS! I love it as well, but there are pieces flaking off and it too looks well loved! Not to mention the stained inside from lip gloss mishaps, wine spills, and pen ink. But it's the best wallet I've ever had!

(Love you're blog, lady. The hair "how-to's are the best!)

Meredith said...

I LOVE IT AND MUST BUY ONE!! Hot Pink 4sure, since pink is my favorite color too. Have a great weekend!!

Holly said...

I'm usually a handbag girl but you may have swayed me to try something new. I love the white one!

Ashley said...

Thanks for this post...I just ordered one lol

you should be a sales woman, cus u sold me on this wallet. I HAD to have it..haha

-Ashley

Rachel said...

I love these!
Also, I'm glad to see I'm not the only one that carried baby Tabasco around in my purse...!!

According to Ashley said...

I never "go out" - GASP - So I don't own a single clutch. But that IS gorgeous. Maybe I need to reconsider....

ty said...

OMG. I have four of these, and I don't know what I did before them.

shay said...

i have a Hobo Millie and i absolutely love it. Mine has two openings at the top and then a zippered pouch underneath which is where i keep my phone and a gloss (and sometimes i squeeze my digi cam in there too)...

I got mine as a Christmas gift and it is one of the best gifts i've ever gotten...

Might have to try the Lauren for my next Hobo!

maNda said...

i have the black one and i'm pretty sure i couldn’t live without it. a pen fits perfectly in the center! [between the ID and debit card holder:)]

anna krystine said...

Best invention ever. I remember you blogging about this awhile back and so when my old wallet died I snatched this one up. Pretty sure I will never get anything else!

CALLIE said...

I'm thinking I should be in the market for a new one too! I have had mine for years (turquoise) and she is still going strong, but she has to be worn out ha! The colors and cute patterns have come such a long way since I got mine. I foresee a shopping trip in the near future!

Jamie said...

I LOVE my Hobo :)

Lyndse said...

I love these clutches! I am a clutch person, I can not believe I do not own a hobo...thank you so much for sharing.

I have already started googling the cheapest ones : )

Mighty Burns said...

i bought a few wallets and they failed me. tore, let change out all over my purse, or shed their gliter everywhere. I am fidning that I like to have a smaller bag more often then my larger "Mary Poppins" ones.. this looks PERFECT! thank you! S and the C? Yes please, sounds fun!

Manda said...

I love my Lauren Hobo clutch! It's my go-to wallet/purse : ) I love your captions--too funny!

Nora said...

I am in LOVE with these- glad you shared, I have never seen these before- where can you get them/just online? I would love the Hot pink one or the white flowery one:) IN LOVE! thanks

Amanda said...

I love your posts! They brighten my day :)

MJ said...

Those are so cute!! Perfect to pull out for the bars!

Je$$ said...

i need one of these. i have tons of other clutches but none of them even compare to the amount of space this one has. and having an iphone with a huge case takes up a lot of space...

Emily said...

WHY did you have to post this?! I feel like I need one now. Seriously, that metallic one is super cute and my style!

Kelly said...

This clutch looks amazing! I feel a shopping trip is in my future . . .

Can't Help but Wonder said...

Wow! I think I just fell in love! I must find that clutch (as if I don't already have enough purses, etc!) Sex and the City is my all-time favorite show - enjoy the marathon!!!

Melanie Crawford said...

I just started following you, and I love your blog! How do you get the "handwriting" notes on your pictures that you post?

Ashley said...

Be still my heart!! I've been looking for a new wallet and I am now going to find that gorgeous blue one!!! Yikes!

Cheryl E. said...

Where has this cute little function of a clutch been all my life! I need this!!! Thanks for posting this. I am off to search for one! :)

Michelle said...

I think.. I have just fallen in LOVE!! That is going to be my birthday present to myself!! I adore reading your blog and we just happen to have fur babies with the same name :o)

Julie said...

ohmigoodness i need one of these!!! thank you for the introduction! :)

Kristen said...

I've never seen these, but they have so much room! I think I'll definitely need to play around with one. I always have so much to stuff in my clutch when I go out, but I think this clutch may actually fit everything?

Thanks for the post!

xO Kristen
http://thereviewstudio.blogspot.com

Sal said...

Cuteness! I want one! I'm such a sucker for a clutch and this fits everything -- as you have shown ;-)

Sal x

http://danielandi.blogspot.com/

Tricia said...

Why is this my first time seeing these? These are just fabulous. Thanks so much for sharing these. I feel one of these beauties will be in my hand before long!

Caitlin C. said...

I have a light pink hobo clutch that I absolutely love! You can throw it in a purse or wear it by itself, with such easy access to all of your cards, ID, etc. Love it! Great post. :)

Leanna Vera said...

Now I really want one of these. It's too cute!

Sunny & Star said...

I am always drawn to cute little clutches. But never end up carrying them because I always have too much stuff I am trying to pack around with me.

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fortheloveofgrapefruits said...

immediately going out to buy myself that black patterned one. thanks for posting this!

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Elizabeth said...

Hobo makes the best clutches! I have two and I love, love, love them both! The ID pouch is my favorite....really eliminates losing your ID on nights out! xoxo

Dutchess Roz said...

OMG I need myself one of these!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! where best to buy - ebay? x

Kerr said...

I NEED a mini hot sauce too!

Shannon said...

i really want one of these now. must remember for future gift ideas. my wallet (from like freshman year of hs) has seen much better days!

mindy said...

I just recieved an email from Ruelala, and they are having a hobo international sale right now!! There are som very cute lauren clutches on sale!

Amy said...

The patterned one is on sale for the nordstrom anniversary sale and is available in a beautiful scarlet color!

Suzie said...

How did you type on your pictures like that?? I need major help! :( lol

Cherie said...

Got my lauren clutch last Friday. Love it! Thanks so much for posting this. I have no idea how I functioned before this clutch.

Chelsea said...

How have I not known about this until now? I am putting this on my wishlist! Thanks so much for posting this and for the pictures that show me how much I clearly need it in my life!! Adorable :)

Cait said...

girl i'm lovin ths :) def going to add it to my birthday wish list- countdown 5 days xoox

snh said...

I just bought this exact clutch on Amazon after reading this! The one I purchased has the same pattern on the inside, but looks like black or navy? Anyway - awesome review, looks like you've sold a few girls on it!

LB said...

Loved these a few years ago and love them now. Actually, I love anything that's multifunctional!

Marit said...

I LOVE the hot sauce! Totally Tabasco obsessed!

 

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