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15 party bags that have serious WOW factor

by Ellen Bird
02nd Dec 2018

Making an effort for party season is hashtag important. You’re probably preparing some glitzy Christmas party looks already, and rightly too. To be best-dressed, you must be well-prepared and armed appropriately, and there’s nothing more fabulously chic than a velvet embellished pouch or metallic clutch. Glam up your sequinned frock with a pearl-encrusted handbag, or add a spark of interest to your LBD with something sassier. Whichever you choose, everyone will be eyeing up your perfect arm candy – so let the bag do the talking this party season.

Whether you’re preparing yourself for New Year’s Eve or your upcoming Christmas party, I’ve found 15 seriously gorgeous party bags for all your Christmas-y needs. Sunset small velvet shoulder bag, Saint Laurent, 1,650 at

Bejewelled velvet bag, €45.95 at Zara

Panther cross body bag, €34 at Topshop

Parker Crossbody Bag, Coach, €395 at Brown Thomas

Gold beaded foldover clutch bag, €24.99 at New Look

Kit floral-brocade clutch, Bienen-Davis, €1,839 at

Brown leopard print boxy cross body bag, €40 at River Island

Metallic fringe clutch, €35.99 (coming soon) at Mango

Candy rosewater acrylic clutch bag with red jimmy choo logo, €675 at

Viv velvet link pouch, €34 at Topshop

Resin box clutch, €112.64 at Free People

Patent quilted across-body bag, €33 at Next

Mini velvet Stella bag, €338 at The Kooples

Bejewelled cross body bag, €49.95 at Zara