Evening bags

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Kate Spade New York 'Westend Avenue-Stevie' Woven Twill Drawstring Bag

Cute and sassy best describes this adorable Kate Spade New York 'Westend Avenue-Stevie' Woven Twill Drawstring Bag. Patent leather and proper pleats dress out this charming bag complete with drawstring gussets and a logo-embossed front plate. Available in camel/black, it measures 14x8 1/2x7 and sells for $325 at Nordstroms. New from their Westend Avenue collection, this Kate Spade Bag would make for a nice style for dress or casual.

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Gucci Jackie Large Shoulder Bag

What can I possibly say about this Gucci Jackie Large Shoulder Bag? Featuring light green python with light green leather trim, this outrageously expensive and absolutely gorgeous Gucci Bag is complete with light golden hardware, golden/bamboo push-lock closure and hand stitching, tassel, and bamboo detail. Measuring 15 2/5x19x2 2/5, it's available in roccia and sells for...are you ready for this?? Are you sure?? This Gucci Jackie Large Shoulder Bag sells for $5,700 at Bergdorf Goodman. Way out of my price range...my fingers almost couldn't type that price...messed it up several times. Kudos to anyone that can afford this one.

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Dolce & Gabbana Miss Charles Sequined Mini Evening Bag

Get your bling on with this Dolce & Gabbana Miss Charles Sequined Mini Evening Bag. Loaded with shimmering sequins and topped off with a jeweled shoulder strap you're sure to out shine everybody at the party carrying this gorgeous bag. Available in pink, there's enough room for credit cards and lipstick. Measuring 6x6x1 1/2, it sells for $1,075 at Saks.

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Alexander McQueen Signature Skull Satin Clutch

Dress up any evening in style with this elegant Alexander McQueen Signature Skull Satin Clutch. Fashioned with a satin exterior, this gorgeous clutch is lined in supple leather and finished off with a jewel-encrusted skull. Available in black and red, it measures 6x3 1/2x2, and sells for $1,190 at Saks. Obviously this bag is a bit on the pricey side, but I doubt this classy clutch will go out of style anytime soon.

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Tano Sexbomb Shoulder Bag

You can definitely cop an attitude carrying around this absolutely gorgeous Sexbomb Shoulder Bag by Tano. Displayed in Tano's signature crunch leather, you can work a room everyday, all day, and clear into the evening, choose your preference. Measuring 15x10x4.5, it's available in such bold colors as pool blue, watermelon, apricot, beach white, and black and features silver hardware and studs. Loaded with pockets, it sells for $250 at Luna Boston. With a hot bag such as this, you might want to consider buying more than just one. A hot bag, ready for anything...

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D&G Dolce & Gabbana Evening Bag

You'll definitely dress up any style with this very elegant Evening Bag by D&G Dolce & Gabbana. It's fashioned in smooth calfskin leather with calf hair trim and accented in gold metal hardware. It carries with a link chain shoulder strap, which by the way can be tucked inside if you prefer a clutch bag. The cute bow-shaped flap secures with two magnetic snap closures and is adorned with a classic signature logo. Perfect for any special occasion, this very sophisticated bag measures 10.5x5x1.75 and sells for $495 at eLuxury.

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Zac Posen Evening Hearts Quilted Bag

This bewitching Evening Hearts Quilted Bag by Zac Posen is fashioned from smooth quilted leather with accents of tiny heart-shaped studs and silver metal hardware. This beautiful bag carries with a drawstring top and a detachable chunky link chain shoulder strap with weighted silvertone ball charm. It measures 5x5.75x2.5 and sells for $975 at eLuxury. Gorgeous.

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Leiber Cupola Minaudiere

Just in time for cupids' arrow, the Leiber Cupola Minaudiere evening bag features exquisite tonal Austrian crystals enhanced with gold-tone hardware. Available in Siam Red with braided cord shoulder straps with tassels on both sides makes this one sophisticated bag. Measuring 3 3/4x3 1/2x 3 1/2, this unique handbag sells for $2,995 at Bergdorf Goodman. If your hubby is really feeling generous, maybe he'll throw in the Pave Crystal Lipstick Miniaudiere ($495) for good behavior!

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Emilio Pucci Amelie-Print Satin Flat Pochette

This awesome Amelie-Print Satin Flat Pochette, by Emilio Pucci is just the right size for a special night on the town. Done in Pucci's fabulous print, this unique pochette measures 7 x 5 inches and is lined with black Pucci logo. This little cutie can be purchased at eLuxury for $110.

Gucci Evening Bag

gucci-evening-bag.jpgThere is something about a Gucci bag that is very elegant and this awesome Evening Bag ($2,000) is no exception. Made of red suede with eye catching mirror and buckle accents, the bag measures 4 x 13 x 1 inches. Obviously this bag is a bit on the pricey side, but I can guarantee that classy, Gucci evening bags are not going out of style any time soon.

Toos Fringed Evening Bag

toos.jpgTwo words: Toos Fringed Evening Bag is freaky. Ok, that was six but you get the idea. I've been contemplating posting about this bag for a few weeks now and although I hate to waste precious Purseuing space just hating on a bag, I could no longer contain myself. This bag looks like a booger! "Whimsical, elegant, and perfect for cocktail hour-", uh, did I read that right? Nothing about this little green monster is perfect. And the price is absolutely ridiculous! $1,500 for a green, shag handbag? Thanks Mr. Bergdorf Goodman, but I believe I'll have to pass on this one.
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Melanie Dizon Seraphim

melanie-dizon.jpgI don't normally dig bags that are this unique, but there's just something about this one that's sticking with me no matter how many times I decide it's too weird. The evening bag-sized Seraphim ($500) from designer Melanie Dizon has a cool suede looped fringe with metallic leather body. It's lined in ultrasuede and has a satin tape zipper closure and metallic leather covered chain strap. Now I just have to find something to wear it with... and a hidden stash of money.
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Calvin Klein Rhodoid Clutch

calvin-klein-clutch.jpgCalvin Klein is once again blowing me away with another interesting and gorgeous clutch. The Rhodoid Clutch is made with variegated paneling in either black (shown) or ink color and has a satin lining on the inside. Measuring 8 x 3 x 1.5 inches, the evening bag has 'Calvin Klein' etched on the front panel and closes with a magnetic snap. The Rhodoid Clutch sells for $825 at eLuxury.

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Calvin Klein Enamel Box Clutch

calvin-klein-box-clutch.jpgCalvin Klein's Enamel Box Clutch nearly knocked me off my feet today when I saw it. Constructed with sturdy enamel, the rectangular-shaped evening bag is decorated with floral ornamentation and lined in suede. The bag features a back wall slip pocket and closes at the top with a clasp. The silver Enamel Box Clutch is very New Wave and perfectly compliments any Friday night out you have planned. Luckily it's payday for most of us, because the bag will cost you $1500 at Zappos. Here’s to us all having a fab weekend!

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Ono Bridal Collection: Honi

ono-bridal-bag.jpgThe Honi from the Ono Bridal Collection is quite stunning with its multi-faceted beads and/or crystal pearl handles. The silk bag is decorated with beads and has a magnetic snap closure. The Honi comes in white silk with flowers or lace, antique pewter silk, and black silk. It measures 6.5 x 4 inches and is priced at $135. Ya know, I just thought of something. You don't have to wait on your boyfriend of five years to marry you in order to buy bridal accessories. If you keep waiting around on him, pretty soon you'll be too old to carry any purse that doesn't dangle from your walker. So just go ahead and buy a bridal bag if you want. I’m gonna.

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Judith Leiber Feather & Sequin Satin Bag

judith--leiber-evening.jpgLooks like some little evening bag had a bad hair day. I will admit it's a waste of my time and yours to post a purse only to bash it, but come on. This bag had it coming. I just can't see paying $2,000 for what appears to be someone’s missing ponytail. Besides, I can barely take care of myself, let alone deal with the upkeep and grooming of my purse as well. No thank you.

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Gap Silk Scarf Mini Bag

gap-silk-scarf-mini-bag.jpgThe Silk Scarf Mini Bag is a very cute new clutch bag from Gap. It is made of smooth silk with a metal chain handle. Included is an imported floral silk scarf that totally makes this mini function as a evening bag. The bag comes in putty pink shown right and black. Closure is snap and it sells for $35.

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Caparros Bravo Bag

caparros-bravo-bag.jpgThis evening bag by Caparros is fashioned from sleek silk or leather and outlined in tonal sequins. The $60 Bravo Bag has one inner pocket and snap top closure. It is small at 6 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 2 3/4 inches so don't plan on taking a lot with you for the night, just the essentials.