Come a fancy night on the town, the first piece de resistance you reach for, naturally, is a shimmery floor-length gown, a sequin skirt or a pair of lust-worthy ankle-strap heels. While that鈥檚 just fine and dandy, where鈥檚 the love for your #BOTN (bag of the night)? In a room full of stylishly clad ladies, you need an accessory that鈥檚 going to set you apart from the crowd AND earn you a coveted spot on the best-dressed list (鈥榗ause you know that鈥檚 top priority, natch). Whether you鈥檙e heading to a post-work networking evening, a last-minute holiday bash or an upcoming NYE dinner, we鈥檝e uncovered 18 scene-stealing evening clutches that will serve as the exclamation point to all your party-ready looks this season. In other words, they鈥檒l do ALL the legwork for ya 鈥 you just have to show up.


1. Kate Spade Dress the Part Marquee Clutch ($358): You? The star of the show? Absolutely, especially with this Broadway-inspired clutch in the equation. Designed for the Hollywood starlet in all of us, this marquee clutch promises to bring the drama this season. Pair with an LBD and glitter-flecked heels for an unstoppable red carpet-worthy look.


2. Poppy Lissiman DNTMC Clutch in Pink ($110): We weren鈥檛 kidding when we said to let your clutch do all the talking. (But seriously, do NOT touch my clutch.) This mermaid-inspired iridescent pink pouch deserves to be teamed alongside a fuzzy pink sweater, a leather mini and metallic ankle boots come New Year鈥檚 Eve.


3. Poppy Lissiman Ziggy Stardust Clutch in Black ($110): YAS, girl. Honor David Bowie with this stardust clutch that鈥檚 right on trend with the season鈥檚 celestial vibe. The multicolored metallic stars will make you look (and feel) like a total rocker 鈥 throw in a leather moto jacket, a star-printed bell-sleeve dress or some dangling constellation-inspired earrings for a look that鈥檚 straight-up Zenon Girl of the 21st Century.


4. Lulu Guinness Glitter Lipstick Mini Clutch Bag ($128): Whatever you do, don鈥檛 leave your compact lipstick-shaped clutch behind at the party. My what? Ditch the blas茅 velvet sac (major snooze) for this Lulu Guinness glitter clutch that鈥檚 practically made for self-proclaimed makeup junkies. Proceeds to swipe on a fresh coat of lip gloss as we speak.


5. Disney Miss Piggy Collection by Kate Spade New York Who Moi Clutch ($358): From one diva to another, Miss Piggy knows a thing or two about racking up the compliments IRL and on Insta. Besides always wearing a heavy dose of pink (duh!), she鈥檚 also a whiz at workin鈥 her accessories game. Usher in a Miss Piggy-inspired 鈥榯ude with this sassy glitter-covered clutch that won鈥檛 be taking 鈥渘o鈥 for an answer.


6. Alice + Olivia Stacey Print Medium Zip Pouch ($98): Let鈥檚 hear it for the girls! We can鈥檛 explain it, but there鈥檚 something about this chic illustrated clutch that makes us want to reach for a twirl-worthy tulle skirt, a frilly peplum top or a bold red lippy. Proceed to toss it on alongside a black drop-waist dress, bow-topped pumps and a top knot for a glamorous evening on the town.


7. Kayu Eye Clutch ($510): Somebody鈥檚 watchin鈥 you. As far as cool girl-approved accessories go, it doesn鈥檛 get any more rad than this evil eye box clutch that can be dressed up with an open-back dress and diamond studs or pared down with a neck-plunging jumpsuit and a velvet choker. Day or night, work or play, this bad boy has got you covered.

8. Mua Mua Kiss Boys and Make Them Cry Pouch ($225): Now, that鈥檚 a bold move. Forget finding the quintessential party dress, when your tongue-in-cheek clutch is this much of a sartorial stunner, no one鈥檚 going to take notice of what you鈥檙e wearing anyway. Between the bold message and the fuzzy exterior, this MVP-worthy pouch just may cause a scene. Brace yourself, babes.


9. Rebecca Minkoff Sofia Clutch Cross Body Bag ($195): Our obsession with playful pom-poms is all too real, y鈥檃ll. More poms, you ask? That鈥檚 not even a question. Run, don鈥檛 walk, to snatch up this sleek futuristic metallic crossbody-bag-turned-clutch in disguise that will pull you out of an outfit dilemma time and time again. It goes without saying that the decorative multicolored poms are our favorite part.


10. Milly Slay Box Clutch ($295): Get ready to slay hard with this double-tap-worthy glitter clutch that was made for the Instababe in all of us. From the streets to the dance floor, all eyes will be on you as you tote around the must-have accessory of the moment. An equally jaw-dropping gown or fashion week-worthy getup will be in order as you show everyone who鈥檚 boss 鈥 slay is your middle name, after all.


11. Zara Studio Oval Leather Minaudiere ($70): Minimalist enthusiasts, get excited! There鈥檚 something to be said about this white oval leather clutch that鈥檚 perfectly unassuming in a trying, but not trying too hard kind of way. In lieu of OTT sequins and distracting add-ons, this functional minaudiere will complement your boss lady power suit just fine. *Adds to cart without hesitation.*


12. Skinnydip London Bee Clutch Bag ($80): The key to pulling off a seriously buzz-worthy look (get it?) this season? Easy-peasy. Allow this bee-inspired honeycomb clutch to rack up all the compliments by the dessert table. All that鈥檚 missing is a tweed dress, some fishnet tights and a little somethin鈥 somethin鈥 borrowed from Grammie鈥檚 jewelry box (perhaps pearl studs) for a happy hour-bound getup.


13. Lulu Guinness Lips Clutch Bag in Red Glitter ($369): Date night with your boo calls for this red glitter clutch that puts the va-va in the voom. (Although, it could also fit the bill for a bachelorette party in Vegas.) Either way, it sure beats toting around your makeup in a plain ol鈥 box bag or envelope clutch, amirite?


14. JumpFromPaper Traveler Clutch Bag ($115): Practicality reigns supreme with this cartoon-inspired red traveler clutch that will fit all your party-going essentials. It鈥檚 just quirky enough to complement a metallic silver jumpsuit or even a color-block dress.


15. Ted Baker Bow Glitter Clutch Bag ($149): Charming much? We鈥檇 say so. Give Kate Middleton a run for her money with this bow glitter clutch that will lend itself well to a long-sleeve lace dress and cap-toe block heels. Between an afternoon tea at The Plaza Hotel and a winter soiree, you won鈥檛 run out of excuses to reach for this fab box clutch.


16. ASOS Metallic Puffy Panel Clutch Bag ($28): This avant-garde inflatable pink panel clutch is just the thing to accompany you to an art gallery opening. Heck, it may even get mistaken as a Jeff Koons-inspired creation if you play your cards right. Pair with a head-to-toe all-black ensemble for a look that says urban sophisticate with a side of sass.


17. SkinnyDip London Glitters Crossbody ($48): Carry it as a clutch or from the chain strap 鈥 this glittery cross-body is for the girl-on-the-go with an iCal brimming with invites (and that鈥檚 not counting VIP access at da club). Whether you鈥檙e dialing it down with a choker-style blouse and rolled-up boyfriend jeans or are taking it there with a maxi slip dress and a faux fur topper, this ultra-glam accessory is non-negotiable.


18. Skinny Dip Long Patti & Selma Fur Clutch Bag ($45): This just in: You can鈥檛 sit with us at the party if you don鈥檛 have a fluffy pink clutch on standby. Kidding (sort of). Pile on the glitzy jewelry and opt for some WTF-worthy fuzzy steppers, 鈥榗ause this Patti & Selma clutch is all about making a statement. AKA, you鈥檙e either in or you鈥檙e out.

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