NEW YORK — The latest look in handbags is long and lean. The shape of choice is the clutch, a perennial favorite that’s newly elongated and shown in everything from neutral textured leathers to fire-engine red exotic skins. Here, a pair of perforated leather bags by Ria at Apropo. For more, see pages 6 and 7.

This story first appeared in the August 5, 2002 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.