Where do I place my small handbag or clutch while at dinner? Place your clutch or small handbag without handles in your lap. If you have a dinner napkin place underneath dinner napkin. If your small handbag has handles use a purse hook. Never place your handbag on table it is considered rude. To purchase a purse hook click here. If you have any questions that you need answered related to Handbag Etiquettes please email us at email@example.com we love to hear from you.