Vintage 1950s Sequin and Beaded Evening Bag

Silky Fabric lining with 2 small compartments. Clasp fastener and short chain


One Size


Not Branded 


Not Marked 


19cm Wide bottom, 16cm Wide Top, 16cm Height 

Condition Used


History Of The Garment 

1950s handbags were not that bi, and tended to be smaller and prettier, reflecting the ornate makeup compacts they carried inside. The trend for small bags of unusual shapes exploded in the mid 1950s.  Short-handled evening bags that could accommodate goods such as beauty products and cigarettes were popular for daytime wear, separate compartments to keep items organised.

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