15 Mini Bags To Get You Through Cocktail Party Season

These aren’t your grandma’s clutch.

By Chanel Dror
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Call on that trusty LBD to get you through those marathon holidays cocktail parties — that’s a no brainer — but what about your handbag? It’s time to put your bottomless tote on the shelf and reach for something more special. And with this season’s totally fun, wildly unpredictable, anything-but-safe designs (I’m looking at you, Devora Hive Bag), it’s easier than ever to make a statement with your evening purse. Keep scrolling for 15 options that are sure to turn heads — you’ll be grateful for the conversation starter when you find yourself awkwardly one-on-one with your boss’s accountant’s wife.

Blue Tula Velvet Tassel Pouch, Hunting Season

Mini Velvet Crossbody Bag, Zara

Misguided Chain Mail Ring Handle Bag, ASOS

Velvet Driver Clutch, Anthropologie

Hayes Street Pearl Ellery, Kate Spade New York

Tortoise Shell Minaudiére, Zara

Parisa Wang Bracelet Bag, Reformation

Mini Monogram Pyramid Box Bag, Saint Laurent

Shearling Mini Bucket Bag, Mansur Gavriel

Moccian Antonia Purse, Reformation

Magnetic Closure Clutch, A New Day

Angelou Bag, Cult Gaia

Sam Nylon Medium Satchel, Kate Spade New York

Woven Chain Bucket Bag, Free People

Silver Metallic Candy Glitter Clutch Bag, Jimmy Choo