The Best Party Handbags for the Season

Every evening outfit includes a handbag, but it can be hard to find the perfect one for a specific occasion. Will you go for a shaped novelty bag that people will remember whenever they think of the party you attended? Perhaps you'd rather have something that fits in with the rest of your ensemble for a look that's impeccably put-together. Maybe you should go with a contrasting bag that stands out from your evening gown. This is when party handbags come in handy!

Seasonal Options for Party Handbags

There are many options when it comes to selecting party handbags, and we have all of them available on our site. Once you see the selection, you won't have to wonder why many of our customers end up collecting our bags.

To make it easier to pick one for your next event, we compiled a list of our six best evening party handbags for the season. We start off with a novelty bag and then segue into some of the finest examples of our signature beaded options:

Champagne on Ice Top Handle Bag 

The Best Party Handbags for the Season

This sculpted, 3D party handbag has a top that looks like a bottle of champagne in a bucket of ice! Large hand-beaded flowers in pops of pink shades fill out the top for a complete look. The handle combines a thick chain and a leather strap for a comfortable, secure carriage. With a 6" drop, the bag is never too far from your hand. This handmade bag is fully functional, with room for your cosmetics or other evening party gear.


Red Alert Crossbody Handbag 

The Best Party Handbags for the Season

Bring all your party essentials with you while keeping your hands free by carrying this beaded and embroidered solid red floral and geometric patterned crossbody handbag. The long chain strap with a 23" drop lets the bag hang where it will look the best. Would you rather carry the Red Alert as a clutch? The crossbody strap is removable, so how you wear your bag is up to you!


Roses are Red Crossbody Clutch Handbag 

The Best Party Handbags for the Season

A cream background lets bright red embroidered roses take center stage on the Roses are Red Handbag. With a removable chain that has a 25" strap drop, it's easy to wear this bag hands-free. Alternatively, remove the chain to carry this party handbag as a clutch. Inside, you'll find a pocket to keep small items nicely corralled. A back pocket, large enough for a cell phone, makes it even easier to keep your things organized during your night out.


Bubbly Crossbody Mini Handbag 

The Best Party Handbags for the Season

The beaded champagne bottle design isn't the only unique feature of this bag. The slim silhouette and shimmering rhinestone embellishments make it stand out as unique with just a glance. The back slit pocket is perfect for easy access to your phone, while the top zipper closure keeps all your essentials secure. . As with the other crossbody bags, the chain can be removed when you'd rather use the bag as a clutch.


Stay and Party Crossbody Handbag 

The Best Party Handbags for the Season

Black genuine leather creates a luxurious backdrop for the beaded cocktail design on this festive handbag. Metal studs and glamorous rhinestones complete the look. If you'd rather use this as a clutch, no problem – the crossbody strap is removable!


Toast of the Town Crossbody Handbag 

The Best Party Handbags for the Season

Champagne is the order of the day with this classy, beaded selection among party handbags. A light ivory background is highlighted by the image of two champagne glasses embellished with glass beads and rhinestones for lots of shimmer and shine. Stars and sparkles create a celebratory burst of beading to complete the look. The two beaded star charms on the strap are removable, so you can customize the bag to fit the occasion.  The crossbody chain strap is removable if you prefer to carry it as a clutch.


Specialties of Party Handbags

The beauty and artistry of our handbags are not the only things that make them special. Mary Frances' designs are transformed into physical handbags by highly skilled artisans, who thoughtfully construct each bag by hand, taking up to 3 days to complete a single handbag. Your purchase supports not only these artisans but also helps an educational fund for their children. We also plant a tree via Trees for the Future for every order, contributing to the health of our environment through global reforestation.

We are proud to make stunning handbags that create a personal connection with customers who refer to them as "mind-blowingly beautiful," "artwork you can carry," "phenomenal," and more. Shop all the handbags suggested here and check out the rest of our selection on our online store!