Holiday Shopping

10 Handbags To Make You A Showstopper For The Holidays

From festive parties to a New Years Eve bash, these bags are ready to be the main attraction.

By Danielle Wright

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Now that December has entered the chat, the holiday parties have commenced. From day parties to those memorable nights full of lights, you'll need a handbag to accompany you through it all. Whether you’re looking for a bold purse to steal the spotlight like a 3D hot pink Roussey, or a simplistic purse like a mini Kate Spade, our list has everything you need to make Houston your runway. 

Ahead, shop our 10 handbags to make you a showstopper for the holidays. 

Kate Spade NYC Smile Croc-Embossed Leather Small Shoulder Bag


Wanting a goegorus green bag in your closet? This Kate Spade mini purse is the gem you've been searching for. The minimalist design paired with the croc-embossed leather pushes the purse to be the "it" bag of the season. 

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Ann Mashburn Zip Clutch Local


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Maybe you're not really a  handbag person, but still need a little something to hold your personals, look no further than Ann Mashburn's Zip Clutch. The cloud like blue shearling fits right in with the winter season, and the soft fur will be impossible not to constantly touch. 

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Roussey SSENSE Exclusive Pink 3D-Printed Periodt Bag


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New Year's is all about the sparkle, celebration and eye catching outfits. Make a statement with your look by adding this hot accessory. The Pink 3D-Printed Periodt Bag, part of an exclusive Roussey and SSENSE collaboration was made for bold outfits and memorable nights. 

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Paco Rabanne Silver Mini Sparkle Shoulder Bag


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The Silver Sparkle bag by Paco Rabanne is an absolute need for the upcoming holiday parties. The star and circle shapes, silver chain and mini size, would be the perfect gift for any Millennial or Gen Z-er. 

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Marina Raphael Riveria Micro in Feathered Suede Local


Handbag designer Marina Raphael exquisitely executed the suede and feather combo of the Riveria purse. Available in a smedium size, the bag is waiting to be worn to the event of the century. Its square handle and parallel crystals add a bit of definition and suave ready for a black tie. 

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Boyy Wonton 20


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While baby blue may be a pretty color, adding a frosty like contrast makes it superior. Known for their distinct designs, Boyy's Wonton 20 bag is perfect for a little shopping during the day, or grabbing a bite to eat on the weekends. 

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Hayden Lasher Elene Local


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Red is the holiday mainstay every year, and with neighborhoods and the city full of ruby reds and garland greens, you'll need a purse that fits the palette. The simplistic Elene bag by Hayden Lasher matches with any outfit, the perfect croc touch and has ample room to store goodies. 

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Prada Re-Edition 2000 Allover Crystal-Embellished Shoulder Bag


A monochrome Prada bag is always sophisticated, but with uniformed crystal studs, it's a showstopper. Since the 2000s look came back and dominated fashion, the Re-Edition 2000 Shoulder Bag is a great way for Prada to close out the year. Shine all night while your bag glistens on the dance floor. 

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Balenciaga Hourglass XS Top Handle Bag


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The Balenciaga Hourglass bag has been one of the most sought after handbags in 2021, and now it's undergoing a golden surgery. As if it was made of karats, this bag is perfect for the high end gal who has a holiday party to attend. 

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Alexandra Knight Shopper Local



If you're a handbag lover with extra space, this Alexandria Knight purse is a must for you. The gorgeous metallic ash Shopper is great for a New Year's party or a night out in the city. 

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