Evening Bags 101

Evening Bags 101Judith Lieber Bag
Evening Bags 101

Wear evening bags to dressy events. They are perfect for cocktail parties, dances, weddings, formal, or black tie occasions. An evening bag is also appropriate when you go to a nice restaurant for dinner, the theatre, symphony, ballet and opera.


Evening bags add an element of style to whatever you are wearing! They should be smaller in size than your daytime bags. Usually evening bags are fancy. They can be made from gilded leather, metals, semi-precious jewels or luxurious fabrics like silk, satin, velvet, etc. They can be beaded, studded with crystals, sequins, embroidered or made in needlepoint with fabulous ornamental clasps and metal chains.

If you want one evening bag to go with everything choose gold, gold material/fabric, silver, or silver material/fabric.  The perfect size evening bag will hold what you need to carry with you. Carry you lip color and makeup ( as little as possible), a mini wallet for ID, cards and cash, a travel fragrance, your cell phone, a mini portable cell phone charger and some business cards.

Wear an over the top fancy evening bag with simple style dresses or outfits. A simple style evening bag in a luxurious fabric with an ornamental clasp adds elegance to a fancy dress or outfit. Popular evening bag styles are clutches, envelopes and pouch’s.

Many big name designers have evening bag lines but Judith Lieber evening bags are famous for their animal shapes, flowers and box bags.  The bags are made with rare materials and hand finished elegance. “The Leiber Collection is free and open to the public from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays from 1 – 4pmThe Leiber Collection is located at 446 Old Stone Highway in the East Hampton hamlet of Springs, New York.

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