Found this Anthropologie necklace on sale and it reminded me of a Hmong “Xauv” (see previous post here). I wanted to do another modern outfit reminiscent of the black Hmong top and white pleated skirt.
Necklace: Anthropologie bib necklace (old, similar, similar)
Clutch: BR beaded clutch (old, similar)
Skirt: BR pleated skirt (old, similar, similar)
Top: H&M black tee (old, similar)
Shoes: Thrifted (similar, similar)
Watch: Fossil Small Perfect Boyfriend Three-Hand Stainless Steel Watch
I just cannot get enough of this clutch. Its intricate embroidery and beading reminds me much of Hmong needlework. I got a bit crazy and got stuck viewing tons of patterned, embroidered, and beaded bags. Below are some of my favorites: