Ranging from £3000-£4850 (for the Ganesh embellished clutch, top right picture), Judith Leiber cluthes are not within my means but… her animal clutches are the perfect accompaniments for a night out! Perfect conversation starters, methink! : )

Judith Leiber’s crystal-paved handbags have been to more parties than you could ever hope to be invited to. Whether it’s a Hello Kitty minaudiere or an evening bag in the shape of a miniature poodle, each Leiber design makes a statement. As much art as fashion, the sparkling bags are carried by some of the most elegant women in the world.

Each bag is infused with elements of sophisticated style and whimsy and executed with meticulous attention to detail and flawless hand-craftsmanship. Budapest-born Judith Leiber launched her company in 1963 and has not looked back since- with her designs being regular fixtures on the red carpet. This season, choose from ornate, Swarovski crystal covered animal clutches and coquettish heart-shaped key fobs