Christmas is coming, and with it a host of parties and other dressed-up events. There's no better time to invest in a beautiful evening clutch, and at this time of year you can get away with as much sparkle and glitter as you want - if that's what you look for in a bag! This season has seen a high degree of embellishment and shimmering accents, alongside animal prints, novelty silhouettes and vintage accents.

Shop our editor's picks to find your perfect party clutch for Christmas 2012, featuring items to suit all price points.