8 Fun & Festive Bags For New Years Eve

December 27th, 2022 at 10:00am

Gold, silver, champagne, sparkles — the dress code for New Year’s Eve never disappoints. Whether your go-to dress for the night is a simple black or a full sequin, the best way to add that extra wow factor to any NYE look is through accessorizing. So, College Fashionista is here to help you ring in the new year with a guide to picking the perfect NYE bag.

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ASOS Shoulder Bag With Large Sequin Discs

It’s giving Hannah Montana in 2023, and we are here for every ounce of it. With this pink metallic bag, you will be the star in the room on New Year’s night. This bag would pair perfectly with a change of fabric so try going for leather pants, a silky satin dress, or a velvet top. $46.

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Celine Medium Ava Chain in Sequin

If you are willing to splurge a little this holiday season, this bag from Celine is brilliant. Whether heading to your annual New Year’s Eve party or a night out with the girls in New York City, this bag will be with you far after the clock strikes midnight. The subtleness of the sequins gives this bag the perfect balance of class and spice to add the pop from accessories you desire while pairing well with a wide array of outfits. $2700.

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Anthropologie Fiona Beaded Bag

Embellished with hundreds of round, silver beads, this bag is not only unique but guaranteed to be the star of the show. Dress up a pair of light wash jeans and a white button with silver jewelry and this bag or further accentuate the poshness of a little black dress and heels. $88.

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Anthropologie Mini Half-Moon Shoulder Bag

Whoever said black is boring most definitely never saw this bag. Talk about a fun piece! If you are looking for something a little more subtly “New Year’s,” then this is the bag for you. Keep the color scheme minimal by going with an all-black outfit to go along with the bag– or switch it up and add some color with a fun hot pink velvet dress or red leather ensemble. $88.

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Vince Camuto Amari Clutch

Going into 2023, metallics are going to be everywhere so why not start now with this fun bag from Vince Camuto? Style with a fun pair of shoes such as the Vince Camuto Segellis Loafers to tie the metallics all together. $158.

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House of Want Newbie Vegan Leather Shoulder Bag

If gold is more your speed, try this printed shoulder bag from House of Want with super fun strap detailing. Style with a little black dress, tights, and lots of gold jewelry, and you are good to take on the town for NYE! $78.

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Rebecca Minkoff Edie Flap Shoulder Bag

Be adventurous in 2023, and that includes your fashion choices. This Fuschia velvet bag from Rebecca Minkoff is a wearable statement that you will always gravitate towards. Whether wanting to spice up a simple outfit or add more color to an intricate one, this bag is a go-to for any of your New Year’s Eve plans this year. $298.

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Loeffler Randall Mini Feather Purse

Who says feathers can’t be for New Year’s Eve? Switch it up this holiday by straying away from the traditional sequins and metallics with this statement, emerald green feather bag. $295.

Featured image via Shopbop, Vince Camuto, Anthropologie. Design by Her Campus Media.


  • Mia McManus

    Hello, lovelies! My name is Mia McManus, and I am a senior Fashion Merchandising and Digital Innovation major at the University of South Carolina. If you are looking for me, I can be found out shopping, at an airport, drinking way too much coffee, or @miamcmanus on Instagram.