With the holiday season just around the corner, we know your social calendar must be filling up rapidly. From gala dinners to intimate parties, we have the ultimate edit to help nail the look for every occasion and every dress code. 

Together with online shopping enclave Net-a-porter, we’ve come up with four different party trends that will get you in the spirit no matter your style so that the only worry you’ll have is which shindig you want to RSVP to. The best thing is, your shopping is delivered within three working days (and we've had occasions where it arrived the very day).  You’re welcome.

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All That Glitters


All That Glitters

Sara Battaglia Sequined Tulle Mini Dress

Go big or go home with this Studio 54 inspired sequined number from Sara Battaglia. With this dress on, there’s absolutely no way your presence will go unnoticed on the dance floor.


All That Glitters

Alexander McQueen Eyelet-embellished Leather Platform Ankle Boots

These shoes might not be made for dancing, but they are definitely made for everything else. Strut your stuff in these platform ankle boots and command the attention of any room you walk into.


All That Glitters

Alexander McQueen Eyelet-embellished Leather Waist Belt

Try out the corset trend by cinching your waist in this leather waist belt from McQueen. The dominatrix vibes add an instant edge to any look.


All That Glitters

Catbird Kitten Mitten 14-karat Gold Diamond Bracelet

Made from a fine 14-karat thin gold chain with a glistening diamond in the centre, this understated handmade bracelet from Catbird is classy and adds just the right amount of sparkle.


All That Glitters

Sarah & Sebastian 9-karat Gold Earring

A pair of geometric gold earrings is just what you need to transform an outfit from average to amazing. Wear as a pair or on its own as part of the single earring trend.


The New Romantics


The New Romantics

Alessandra Rich One Shoulder Lace Gown

While nothing screams romance like a lace gown, this one from Alessandra Rich comes with a hidden surprise—a thigh-baring slit that gives this dress just the right amount of sex appeal.


The New Romantics

Edie Parker Wolf Glittered Acrylic Box Clutch

All that glitters is definitely gold. This sparkly acrylic box clutch from Edie Parker is the ultimate definition of eye-catching.


The New Romantics

Ileana Makari Again Double 18-karat Rose Gold Diamond Earrings

Adorn your ears with a pair of rose gold diamond hoops from Ileana Makari. Style your hair in a sleek middle part to show them off.


The New Romantics

Jennifer Behr Florentine Tasseled Gold-plated Headband

This embossed headband from Jennifer Behr adds a bohemian touch to your look, making it the perfect hair accessory for both indoor and outdoor parties.


The New Romantics

Oscar Tiye Minnie Lamé Sandals

There’s more than meets the eye with these heeled sandals from Oscar Tiye. They each have a pair of “mouse ears” at the back of the ankle, ensuring that people will be talking about you once your back is turned—but in a good way.


Rebell Yell


Rebel Yell

Oscar De La Renta Embroidered Silk-faille Jacket

The new status piece isn’t a pair of sky-high heels or a sought-after “It” bag. This season’s prized piece is a decorative trophy jacket that will jazz up anything from a pair of distressed jeans to an ornate ball gown.


Rebel Yell

The Row Beca Cropped Stretch-leather Pants

If your style is more Kate Moss than Kate Middleton, go against the grain (and the dress code!) with a pair of cropped leather pants. 


Rebel Yell

Dion Lee Open-back Chiffon-paneled Velvet Camisole

A velvet camisole is a great way to inject glamour and yet keep your look casual. Pair with a black silk maxi skirt and heeled sandals for a nineties inspired look.


Rebel Yell

Buccellati Hawaii 18-karat Gold Onyx Earrings

Let your accessories take centre stage with these dramatic chandelier earrings from Buccellati. You won’t need anything more than a little black dress with these on your ears.


Rebel Yell

Rene Caovilla Crystal-embellished Velvet Pumps

Frequently spotted on the red carpet by celebrities, these velvet pumps with crystal embellished coils are the perfect party heels and best showcased with bare legs and the shortest skirt you can find.


The Game Changers


The Game Changers 

Attico Grace Colour-block Satin Wrap Dress

Party dressing isn’t just about baring skin. Cover up in this elegant colour-block number from Attico that is chic but still sexy in an understated way.


The Game Changers

Pascale Monvoisin Cauri N°2 9-karat Rose Gold, Lapis Lazuli and Coral Necklace

Add just the tiniest pop of colour to your look with this 'Cauri N°2' necklace from Pascale Monvoisin that features a lapis lazuli shell decorated with a coral stone.



The Game Changers 

Gabriela Hearst Bridget Chiffon-trimmed Velvet Midi Dress

Channel original mistress of darkness Elvira with a velvet midi dress with plunging neckline from Gabriela Hearst. Complete the look with a simple gold choker.


The Game Changers 

Neous Brassia Suede Mules

While mules have become a fashion mainstay in the last couple of seasons, it’s this pair’s half wood half clear acrylic heel that sets it apart from its predecessors.


The Game Changers 

Pascale Monvoisin Cauri 9-karat Rose Gold, Diamond and Porcelain Necklace

If you threaded seashells onto your necklaces as a child, then this Pascale Monvoisin necklace is a luxe version of that. Handmade with a porcelain cauri shell pendant, this necklace is best worn stacked with other delicate chains.

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