Prom Handbag Trends 2012. Arm candy for prom season includes many styles which you can wear well after prom night, and for the fashionita who loves to stand out, you can even get away with wearing these styles before prom. The look of sequins, glitter, and beaded handbags are huge this season, and you can pick up styles that feature sequins throughout the bag, or have have small designs of glitz featured on the bag. Clutch bags are popular in both large and smaller sizes, and for prom night if you’re a fan of dancing it will be wise to go with the smaller size for more freedom. Be bold with your arm candy and grab a hue that is loud and daring, you can even pull off the color blocking trend by wearing a different color handbag, and shoe color than your dress. Other trends in handbags this season include floral designs, feather handbags, bow details, and heart shaped clutches. Look below for ideas you can play around with for prom night.