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Complete your holiday outfit with one of these adorable cocktail bags. There's one for every style and budget from sequined to feathered to soft velvet. Go ahead, treat yourself a little-it's an inexpensive way to update a favorite little black dress. Pssst....they also make great gifts!

1. Silver Sequin Clutch

sequin clutch
© Zappos.com
This Jessica McClintock envelope style bag is made of a festive satin and trimmed with a sequin bow. Best of all, it has a shoulder strap so you can leave your hands free for holding a cocktail, snacking on an hors d'ouerve or hugging an old friend hello.

2. Black Sequin Wristlet

black sequined clutch
©Endless.com
This bag is ready to party! The Felix Ray sequin stunner has a handy wrist strap, so it will never get lost of fall off your shoulder when you hit the dance floor. Wear it with everything from jeans to a LBD. Word or warning, it is a bit heavy, so pack lightly.

3. Black Sequin Clutch

sequined clutch
©Bloomingdales.com
This fold-over envelope style bag from Juicy Couture is large enough to carry all your party essentials, and then some. At 13 x 8 inches, you can fit in your camera to snap party pictures or a compact for mid-party touch ups.

4. Black Clutch with Gold Sequins

black sequined clutch
©Dillards.com
With a mix of gold mesh and black sequins, this J. Renee Clutch will go with everything in your closet. The sweet bow adds a darling detail.

5. Sequined and Beaded Clutch

black sequined clutch
© Bloomingdales.com
This Ambre & Babzoe clutch is a true stunner. It would look just as good sitting on a shelf as it does with your party outfit. It has a foldover top and a magnetic closure to keep all your belongings safe.

6. Red Ruffle Clutch

Red clutch
©Nordstrom.com
This red ruffle-y number is one part grandma, one part can can dancer. The closure snaps, just like your granny's change purse and the layers or red silk bring to mind a flouncy skirt.

7. Satin Rose Clutch

red clutch
©Nordstrom.com
This tiny little pouf of a purse from Sondra Roberts adds the final flirty touch to a formal dress. It's the perfect size for carrying your lipgloss and credit card; your date may have to hold your keys. It's available in 12 different colors.

8. Red Bow Clutch

red clutch
© Zappos.com
Carry this Franchi to your next black tie affair, the bow will match your date's bowtie and the clean lines are just as classic as his timeless suit. The satin framed bag is available in four different hues.

9. Red Velvet Clutch

red velvet clutch
©Asos.com
For another option of a red velvet clutch, try this Suzy Smith number. It has intricate details including ruching, a hidden snap closure, a Belcher chain handle and a delicate heart charm. Perfect for the holiday festivities!

10. Pink Gifting Bow Clutch

pink velvet clutch
©6pm.com
Quilted velvet is so soft and comfy, this Juicy Couture bag could practically be your security blanket. It has a magnetic closure and a floral lining to make it easy to find your belongings—no more fishing around at the bottom of your bag. It's available in three colors.

11. Pink Feathered Clutch

pink feathered clutch
©Bebe.com
Hot pink, a flirty feather and a black rhinestone jewel—it doesn't get any sexier than this Bebe clutch. It has a delicate chain strap that you can wear or tuck in to make it a true clutch. It's just waiting for you to pick it up and hit the town! The bag is also available in black.

12. Feathered Silk Evening Bag

black feathered clutch
© ShopBlueHorse.com
This silk and ostrich feather bag from Blue Horse Boutique deserves its own party. The feathers are an explosion of fun! It's silk and handmade, measuring 9" x 6" x 5". It's also available in white, which would make the cutest bridal bag.
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