The Chinese aren’t ones to skimp when it comes to celebrations. They ring in every new year with explosive firecrackers and countless sparklers. That’s why I’m encouraging you to close off the Year of the Horse with sparkle and shine! The Year of the Ram is sure to be one of plenty and prosperity, and our New Year’s Eve accents ought to reflect this optimistic mood. Who needs to light fireworks when your clutch is scintillating enough to light up the night?
1. Swarovski Nirvana Star Gray Stingray Bag: A compact box clutch that mimics a night sky full of glittering stars demands an evening of excitement. At Swarovski for $575.
2. Marchesa Iris Embellished Leather Box Clutch: Winter white just seems more appealing as the season progresses, and this confection of pearls, ribbons, and beads brings to mind a twinkling piece of decadent cake. On NET-A-PORTER for $2,495.
3. Dolce & Gabbana Vanda Sequin-Embellished Bag: To call this chain-strapped topped number a sparkler is an understatement. Countless shimmering sequins and crystals come together to create a mega showstopper. On My Theresa for $6,295.
4. Salvatore Ferragamo Medium Quilted Vara Flap Bag with Pailettes: Nothing connotes wealth and good fortune like gleaming, faceted pailettes of rich gold. At Salvatore Ferragamo for $1,950.
5. Jimmy Choo Camille Glitter Clutch: Shimmer and leopard? Yes, please! The icy, neutral hue only adds to the high-shine effect. On My Theresa for $950.