The Rules of Party Season Styling

Keep to our top tips this party season for endless head-turning looks…

It’s never too early to start planning your party season wardrobe. The winter season promises to be more glamorous than ever, with runway trends presenting luscious velvet, sparkling embellishments and care free layering of textures and jewel tone colours. Whatever occasions you have booked in your social calendar, follow our cardinal rules of party dressing to tap into the trends and keep every look effortlessly chic.

 

Layer your textures

Covering up for winter doesn’t have to mean hiding your party look – embrace cosy wraps and furs by incorporating them into your outfit. A fluffy stole should be your go-to cover up for the season, perfect for contrasting against jewel-toned sequins for all over glamour.

Frankie Ombre Sequin Dress £159
Luella Longline Scarf £49

Be ready for dancing

Have all eyes on you when the music starts in stylish skirts that were made for dancing. Liquid silk, midi pleats and tassel details look amazing when they move – style with a chic shirt and head straight from the office to the dancefloor!

Blair Sparkle Bag £49
Inez Tassel Skirt £139

Never underestimate the LBD

Your trusted little black dress will take you further this season, with new pieces all tapping into the AW16 trends. Going all-noir is perfect for defining your shape – once you’ve selected your favourite silhouette, shop from our collection with velvet bardot tops, feather skirts or tinsel stripe fabrications.

Rosabella Sequin Lace Dress £225
Rue Fringe Tassel Bag £45

Make it metallic

The hottest trend of the season is styling crisp metallics both day and night. For a more relaxed take on the look, opt for a piece with a versatile shape that’ll keep every outfit party-ready. Our jacquard wrap skirt can be easily styled with a casual knit; an off-duty look that’s always ready for some short notice celebrations.

Vivian Statement Necklace £29
Prinsloo Jacquard Skirt £95

Suit Up

A sleek tuxedo suit is a timeless party look, and our velvet ensemble hits the AW16 trend with sartorial confidence. Pair with a fluid white shirt and statement patent boots to give a stylish nod to the 70s. Don’t be afraid to colour block and let the all-over-velvet do the work.

Myalee Velvet Jacket £95
Jackie Wide Leg Trousers £95

Go for Gold

Go all out for your red carpet event with a full length gold jacquard skirt. Tip: balance out the look with ultra-modern accessories – add strappy block heels, a sleek clutch bag and layered up delicate jewellery, pairing with a simple boxy top. Clash golds with silver to fully embrace the trend.

Zahara Velvet Top £95
Gold Flower Rhian Skirt £149

Jump to it

The jumpsuit is the party piece alternative that’s both form-fitting and fun. Our latest collection layers up luxe fabrics with clever coverage. We’ll be relying on ours for those 5 minute outfit changes – don’t be afraid to layer up the jewels to contrast its relaxed silhouette.

 

Tabitha Lace Jersey Jumpsuit £95
Chelsea Faux Fur Coat £129

For more party perfect looks, be sure to shop our new arrivals

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