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From crossbodies to clutches, 26 bag options that'll work for any type of wedding dress code

Here comes...the adorable bag!
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You've picked out the perfect outfit and comfortable shoes to wear to the next wedding you're attending, and while you don't want to upstage the bride, you wouldn't mind finding the perfect clutch or handbag to accessorize with.

Whether your style is a bejeweled clutch bag or a shimmery purse, it's important to have a small accessory to take along to the big event to hold all your essentials. From a shoulder bag that holds your phone for taking the perfect photos of the happy couple to a pack of tissues to wipe your tears during the touching wedding vows, there's a trendy bag for every type of wedding.

We've rounded up several top-rated, bestselling clutches, purses and handbags that are perfect for wedding guests to pair with their finery. These compliment-worthy bags are perfect accessories for any type of wedding attire, plus they will elevate any dress.

Crossbody bags | Clutches | Handbags

Crossbody bags for wedding season

Nodykka Envelope Evening Clutch Crossbody Bag

Colorways: 20 | Dimensions: 8.4” x 4.72” x 1.97” | Material: Satin fabric

This highly-rated satin crossbody bag not only shines bright like a diamond, but it's also equally roomy and lightweight. “I bought this to wear with silver sparkly shoes for my daughter’s wedding. It is very pretty, subtle but with just the right amount of bling and not overdone,” said one verified reviewer.

Small Quilted Crossbody Bag

Colorways: 16 | Dimensions: 7.25" x 4.75" x 2.5”

Look like a royal without depleting your savings when you rock this small quilted crossbody bag that is Amazon’s Choice for little black purses. This fashionable bag is also functional as it features a classic quilted design and easy to use turn clasp for safely storing your most prized possessions. “[I] get compliments everywhere I go. Small and compact, but big enough to hold phone, wallet and my lip gloss,” said one five-star reviewer.

Envelope Crossbody Bag with Chain Strap

Colorways: 26 | Dimensions: 9” x 6” x 1”

We’d never suggest upstaging the bride on her wedding day, but we can’t help it if this envelope-style bag is a total showstopper. Featuring two open pockets, one zipper pocket, three card slots inside and chain strap, this stylish crossbody is the perfect choice for any occasion.

Hester Crossbody Bag

Colorways: 3 | Dimensions: 6.5” x 1.5” x 5”

With a stellar rating from nearly 1,400 verified DSW shoppers, this faux leather purse is a crowd-pleasing classic. It can be worn as a crossbody with the chain link shoulder strap, or tuck it away and carry it as a clutch.

Before & Ever Evening Bag

Colorways: 5

You can't go wrong with a classy crossbody for an evening event. The golden leaf clasp adds a sophisticated statement to the bag. "It’s made very well, nice textured material and the gold leaf is so simple and classy," shared one verified Amazon customer.

Natural Neo Rattan Bag

Colorways: 2 | Dimensions: 20cm diameter

This beach-friendly bag is perfect for a destination wedding or if you just want to give your outfit a serious boho vibe. While it may look small, this rattan bag can hold all your wedding essentials from your favorite lipstick for quick photo touch-ups to extra money for tipping your bartenders.

Well Read Book-Themed Purse

Dimensions: 8.27" x 5.9" x 1.58"

Stay true to your shelf with this adorable booked shaped clutch, which is made from faux leather and book-binding board. Carry with you your favorite classic novels as you can choose from “The Great Gatsby,” “Frankenstein,” “Little Women” and many others. This literature lover-inspired bag opens up just like a real book and its main compartment is made from cream vegan leather to resemble pages of an actual novel.

Clutches for wedding season

A New Day Envelope Clutch

Colorways: 4 | Dimensions: 6.5” x 9.75” x 0.75”

This stunning glittery accessory from Target is designed with a magnetic closure and thin gold chain to give your outfit an added flair. Prepare to get tons of compliments on your clutch!

Women’s Sparkling Clutch Purse

Colorways: 5 | Dimensions: 8” x 5” x 1.58”

I glitterly cannot with this dazzling clutch purse made of sparkling stain fabric and sequins. The smooth velvet interior and solid clasp closure are designed to keep your items safe and secure. “It is even more gorgeous than the pics show. Absolutely beautiful, roomy purse!” said one five-star reviewer.

Birdy Grey Clear Clutch with Gold Chain

Dimensions: 7” x 4.1” | Material: Acrylic with zinc metal accents

Clear the dance floor as all eyes will be on you with this stunning see-through clutch from Birdy Grey. There’s nothing fancier than this bag’s gold detailing and luxurious chain handle and crossbody strap.

Alessia Bianchi Embroidered Sea Horse Clutch

Dimensions: 8" x 5"

Headed to a beach wedding? We’ve got the cutest embroidered clutch from Alessia Bianchi that will have you horsing around all day long. This ocean-themed bag features a detachable chain crossbody strap, embroidered detail and embellished closure.

Dumpling Bag for Women

Colorways: 8 | Dimensions: 11.02" x 7.48" x 4.33"

Comfort is key when it comes to wedding parties, and this dumpling-inspired bag is perfect for long events. The purse is roomy enough to carry cosmetics, keys, phone and even a snack for post-wedding shenanigans.

Personalized Double-Strap Velvet Bag

Colorways: 4 | Material: Velvet

Add a hint of personality to your accessories with this handmade velvet bag. The best part is that you can personalize it with your name. The added pearl detail adds enough elegance to this piece.

Lulus Get Up and Bow Ivory Pleated Clutch

Colorways: 2 | Material: Polyester | Strap length: 31” | Dimensions: 11.5” x 6.5” x 1”

You’ll be turning heads with this ivory pleated clutch, leaving you feeling like royalty. Along with a zippered pocket and detachable gold chain strap, this woven clutch features a large bow accent on the front that will elicit compliments from other guests all night long.

Lulus Sparkling Evening Gold Beaded Clutch

Material: Cotton | Dimensions: 12” x 7.25”x 0.5” | Strap length: 46”

Sparkle and shine into the early morning hours with this breathtaking evening gold beaded clutch. It’ll be impossible to go unnoticed with this glamorous bag’s assortment of bronze, silver and gold beads, as well as sparkly rhinestones covering the front of the clutch.

Lulus Bead the Best Green Velvet Beaded Clutch

Material: Cotton

Unique and totally wedding-worthy, this beaded clutch is adorned with bright sequins and bronze beads. In addition to being an eye-catching piece guaranteed to spark conversation, the bag comes with a chain strap for moments when you'd rather be hands-free.

Express Stud Clasp Clutch

Colorways: 2 | Material: Polyurethane

Hit the cocktail hour or cake table with this darling stud clasp clutch from Express. You’ll surely love this bag’s featured snap closure and removable chain strap, leaving your hands free to stock up on as many slices of chocolate ganache that you can fit in your belly.

Mark & Graham Everyday Italian Leather Zipper Pouch

Colorways: 5 | Dimensions: 11” x 7.5”

Put your own stamp of approval on this Italian leather zipper pouch by personalizing the bag with your initials. Handcrafted in Tuscany, this pebbled Italian leather bag features a double zipper closure as well as an internal pocket for storing your phone, favorite lip gloss and mascara.

Badgley Mischka Lyra Starburst Clasp Satin Minaudiere

Colorways: 3 | Strap length: 22"

If you’re headed to a black tie affair, look no further. This luxurious satin minaudiere features a bedazzled lift clasp with gold-tone hardware that will have you feeling like a million bucks. Pair this clutch with a satin floor length gown and you will be living your best (and most fashionable) life.

Kurt Geiger London Party Eagle Drench Clutch

Colorways: 3 | Dimensions: 7.5” x 2” x 5”

A-u! We’ve got the perfect gold clutch for you! This shimmering bag features a snap flap closure, interior slip pocket, glitter panel detailing and signature eagle head embellishment at front for a unique touch.

Tuckernuck Light Raffia Slouchy Clutch

Colorways: 4 | Material: Raffia, faux leather (interior), shiny gold-plated zinc (chain)

We’ve got the ideal accessory for anyone attending a waterfront or beach wedding this summer. This light raffia slouchy clutch features a gold chain that can be tucked inside or draped over your shoulder. “Perfect warm weather clutch, can be dressed up or down. Well made and can hold so much! So happy with this purchase,” said one verified customer.

Handbags for wedding season

Leather Envelope Bag

Colorways: 4 | Dimensions: 8.46” x 6.29” x 2.75”

Can you handle it? This super chic leather envelope bag is designed to be worn three different ways with its multiple straps. Wear it to your best friend’s wedding as a handbag, shoulder bag or crossbody bag, whichever you prefer. “Exactly as advertised and lovely!” raved one verified reviewer.

City Drives Silver Beaded Mesh Bag

Colorways: 3 | Dimensions: 13” x 6” | Strap length: 16”

Your bag will reflect all the way through the aisle when you walk in. This beaded option is great for those formal weddings where you need something more stylish.

Faux Leather Barrel Shoulder Bag

Colorways: 5 | Dimensions: 3.5” x 8” x 3.5” | Strap length: 8” strap

Add a pop of color to your wardrobe with this faux leather shoulder bag from Anthropologie. This vibrant barrel bag is made of polyurethane and includes one inner & one outer slit pocket. One verified reviewer raved, “So happy with this purse! It’s exactly what I needed: a cheaper non-leather cream purse with multiple ways to wear it for my upcoming trip to Miami."

JW PEI Gabbi Ruched Hobo Handbag

Colorways: 17 | Dimensions: 9.6” x 5.1” x 2.4”

This celebrity-loved shoulder bag is literally everything you need. The ruched strap adds extra dimension to your outfit, while providing enough room to keep your wedding must-haves.