17 Evening Bags To Make Afterhours Extra Festive

If you're like us, your holiday dance card is fast approaching maximum capacity. And while the right mix of party dresses can switch up the after-hours vibe in a flash, the perfect little clutch bag is another quick and dirty way to snazz up just about any look. When it comes to the post-work changeroo, we love a bag that packs a subtle punch with pretty beading, a swipe of satin, or even an amped up leather with texture like snakeskin. Check out our top evening bag picks for keeping the party circuit in the palm of your hand.
Above, clockwise from top left: Rika Zadie Purse, $265, available at La Garçonne; Kimchi Blue Sequin Bag, $34, available at Urban Outfitters; J. Crew Metallic Tweed Charmed Mini Bag, $198, available at J. Crew.
Above, clockwise from left: Topshop Velvet Mini Square Bag, $50, available at Topshop; Santi Hand-beaded Clutch, $198, available at Lori's; Banana Republic Leather Studded Clutch, $120, available at Banana Republic.
Above, clockwise from top left: Ted Baker Leather Beaded Evening Bag, $113.46, available at ASOS; Topshop Wave Sequin Clutch Bag, $65, available at Topshop; 3.1 Phillip Lim Night Fever Clutch, $395, available at La Garçonne; French Connection Moon Scape Clutch, $88, available at French Connection.
Above, clockwise from top left: Lauren Merkin Lotte Leopard Clutch, $200, available at Shop Bop; French Connection Stud Heart Bag, $98, available at French Connection; Les Prairies De Paris La Poste Zebra Clutch, $175 (was $325), available at Gargyle; Alexander McQueen Knuckle Duster Clutch, $1,595, available at Net-A-Porter.
Above, clockwise from left: Express Studded Cross-body Bag, $34,65 (was $49.50), available at Express; ASOS Lace Covered Boxy Clutch, $27.20 (was $47.59), available at ASOS; J. Crew Crushed glitter minaudiere, $49.50, available at J.Crew.

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