12/10/2012 09:41 am ET

Holiday Handbags That Are Just Big Enough For A Few Bottles Of Booze (PHOTOS)

The holidays mean shopping for gifts, preparing for guests, and, if you're lucky, getting ready for a warm-weather getaway. 'Tis also the season for holiday parties: From your boozy office bash to neighborhood shindigs, get ready to get uncomfortably close with people you don't know very well.

All these parties necessitate a purse that is small enough to be tucked under your arm while you're double-fisting canapés and cocktails, yet sparkly enough to add something special to your LBD. Here, seven purses that are perfect for tucking a few dinner rolls in (those office parties can be light on the food, after all), or just serve as a conversation starter when you're stuck under the mistletoe with that dude from IT.

Holiday Handbags

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