[Photos via, via, via, via] 'Tis the season to shine bright at holiday parties as you bid farewell to the year and begin anew on a high note, so don't be weighed down by cumbersome handbags. Instead, lighten your load with a chic, compact clutch to complement your party looks. A clutch is all you need to store your candy canes, phone, credit card, and lip gloss, and leaves one hand free for your cocktail. Check out this list of 10 festive clutch bags that'll add a little sparkle and flair to any ensemble and ensure you're properly armed to take on holiday season in style.