Ara Convertible Crossbody Clutch - Black

$ 79.00
Colors : Black
Lining/Hardware Color

The Ara is the perfect addition to your collection! With a selection of two different straps, you have the option to convert it from a crossbody to a clutch in no time! Simply snap on the strap you want to use to the side rings and go! It makes a great companion to a larger White Elm bag, as it fits nicely inside our totes, backpacks, and weekenders. Keep your wallet, keys, phone, and other purse essentials inside the Ara so it's easy to grab and go when you don't need to bring your tote. 

  • Premium vegan leather outer and water-resistant lining
  • One large open trimmed pocket and one zippered pocket inside
  • 9.25" x  6.25" x 1.5"
  • Zipper close
  • Choice of gold-tone or silver-tone hardware
  • Includes an adjustable crossbody strap and a clutch strap - easy to convert!

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Ara Convertible Crossbody Clutch - Black

$ 79.00

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Customer Reviews

Based on 83 reviews
Salem P. (Horseheads, US)
✨Perfect ✨

I’ve had my Gemini mini for awhile now and I love it so much, but it is just a little too big for me to carry around in stores and small runs, so i thought I would look to see if there was a smaller option and i fell in love with the crossover bag it’s great and I’m excited to be able to carry my phone, wallet and and other necessities with me. I always rave about my Gemini ( my family and friends are probably done with me 😂 ) so I’m excited to tell people about the smaller, more convenient version ♥️

Stacey (Saint Augustine, US)
My 8th Ara!!

I love the size, feel and versatility of this bag.

A. (Chicopee, US)
Perfect Little Bag!

I am used to carrying a purse that is larger than this, but I love this bag! I bought it as a bundle with the matching Sage Green Gemini. I was in love with the idea that I could have a smaller bag packed within my larger bag. I am a teacher, so I carry a lot of things with me to and from school each day. Having the Ara & Gemini allow me to carry everything that I need for school, but also have a purse on hand for running errands right after school! I would always refuse to bring my old backpack into stores for fear of the assumptions they may be making about me for doing so. This totally solves that problem! Now I can take everything I need with me without having to sacrifice comfort or style! I also appreciate the option of it being a crossbody or a clutch/wristlet, can’t beat two-for-one!

Holly A. (Red Oak, US)
Perfect clutch/crossbody!

This is perfect for date night or running errands! It’s small but roomy and is great quality. I love having the option of using as a wristlet or a crossbody. Love to use when running to lunch and not having to grab my whole tote! Enough room for all my essentials!

Michelle K. (Paragould, US)
Great little crossbody

Easily fits inside my Gemini for work. Crossbody is nice for when I just need to run a couple of errands, and don’t need my Gemini. Great purchase!

Brianne N. (Long Beach, US)
Amazing customer service!

I couldn’t edit my last review I just made (maybe because I’m on mobile) but I mentioned a defect in my bag and the white elm team replied faster than I could have dreamed! They assisted me with my order without me even asking and I am so grateful! They really back the quality of their bags and make sure you have a great experience. I already loved the bag, it’s perfect for my lifestyle, but now I seriously love the company. Thank you Laura at White Elm! ❤️

Hi Brianne!
We are so glad you are enjoying your bag! The tear is not common in our bags and must have been loose stitching from a manufacturing defect. We will be sending you a replacement bag tomorrow! Thank you for letting us fix this issue for you!

*Update* I'm glad to hear you're happy with our service Brianne! Thank you so much for updating your review!

White Elm


So cute

Kaye S. (Clermont, US)

This is the perfect size, holds a small wallet & my iPhone15. 💕💕

Kathy H. (Grayson, US)

I like it but I have three other items that are the taupe color and this crossbody is a very different color. Does not match the other pieces.

Hi KH,

Thank you for your review and bringing this to our attention. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by the difference in color. Our taupe shade was updated last summer based on customer feedback to better match current trends and styles. We appreciate your feedback and will take it into consideration for future updates.

Customer Service