OK so you've found the perfect dress, the killer heels and you've just spent hours getting your hair, nails and make-up... instagram ready!
What happens next as you plan your first cocktail and check the mirror one last time? It's befallen us all... the dreaded handbag meltdown! There it is staring defiantly at you from where you dumped it , when you came in... the over-stuffed, portable nightmare that is your everyday handbag arrrgh! You can't sling that over your shoulder now and still look like a sassy minx. Oh no, this is when the panic button usually goes off and the wardrobe refuses to reveal an alternative.
The secret is to get your bag sorted early.
Our gallery has lots of ideas to show how the right bag can really make a stylish statement...