Getting dressed for an evening event is already hard enough. But when it comes to finishing off the look with winning accessories—namely shoes, earrings, necklaces, and the all-important handbag—the process becomes that much more daunting. That's why we're here, of course—to help you find versatile, stylish staples you can always fall back on. Classic evening heels? We curated an edit here. The best evening bag styles to carry with you all night? That's today's focus.
Whether you like a simple clutch or prefer statement-making beaded totes (which, by the way, are all the rage right now), we've found it all, in terms of bags that transition seamlessly from day to night. The best part? Each of the evening bag styles featured below will certainly dress up your look, and they pair perfectly with everything in your nighttime rotation, from a satin slip midi to a blazer-and-jeans combo. But be warned—once you carry one (or all) of these, people won't stop asking you where they're from.
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