Searching for a glamorous clutch or evening bag to complement your wardrobe for winter party season 2012? With countless engagements on her calendar during the winter season, every fashionista needs a solid collection of luxurious evening bags in her closet.
Leaving no stone unturned, we searched major retail stores across the country including Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Bloomingdale's to find the top picks for clutches. Sparkling embellishments, lush bursts of color and dazzling hardware accents are seen throughout many of the designer lines.
Our favorite decadent party clutches are luxurious selections that will provide the perfect talking point at your next winter soirée. Check out our top 5 picks for special occasion bags:
Adorned with hundreds of Austrian crystals, this elaborate clutch will become a treasured addition within your designer handbag collection. Offers a stylish push-clasp silver top and removable chain strap. The embodiment of premium craftsmanship, the clutch bag features an exterior art deco design. Interior includes a Napa leather lining along with the signature Judith Leiber insignia. Available in black/white. Neiman Marcus, $2695.
Add a touch of elegant glamour to your day or evening look. A sumptuous metallic leather construction is accented by a delicate clasp closure. Features a 20" optional gold-tone chain strap. Available in colors burnt gold and dark pewter. Nordstrom, $168.
Discover a calfskin suede clutch that reflects classic versatility and style. Crystal-encrusted handle offers the stylish look of a bracelet when worn on the wrist. The chic handbag also features a removable chain shoulder strap. Available in black. Neiman Marcus, $495.
Designer clutch offers a Chantilly-lace covered suede construction. An ideal party purse, this feminine pouchette will add instant opulence to any evening apparel. The bag is accented by an extravagant push-lock clasp fashioned from Swarovski® pearls and crystals. Interior detailing includes a smooth satin lining and secure pocket. Available in ivory/black combo. Neiman Marcus, $2245.
Set the evening aglow with this delectable designer clutch from Anya Hindmarch. Onyx leather exterior features contrasting green accents. Clutch purse offers a convenient interior zip pocket with space to accommodate twelve credit cards. Also includes gold-tone hardware and magnetic snap closure. Available in coal. Bloomingdale's, $550.