What to Wear This Christmas and On New Year's Eve As You Countdown to 2020
Party season is set to be in full swing, and one of the best ways to get into the festive spirit is by planning your outfits. From gala dinners to a glamorous night out, party attires require sartorial prowess, modern styling and practical sensibilities with a dash of seasonal cheer.
1/3 Dance floor dresses
Nothing is more scene-stealing than a high-impact dress that lights up the dance floor. This year, we’re choosing shimmer over sparkle. Our shimmer of choice? Fabrics with a subtle sheen — lurex and metallics.
A jacquard lurex dress with a short hemline delivers maximum impact. Throw on a pair of metallic ankle boots for ‘80s glamour or tinsel-adorned heels for that extra festive flair. For those who prefer to stay grounded, metallic sneakers are an edgy alternative that will keep you dancing till dawn.
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2/3 Evening suiting
While everyone loves a classic LBD for soirées, a tailored suit is the go-to ensemble if you want an outfit that can take you from desk to dusk and then the dance floor. The best time to dial it up if you haven’t at all this year is during the festive season.
A suit in a decadent texture like brocade will do the trick. Alternatively, if you favour a timeless ensemble with a masculine take, opt for a pin-stripe blazer worn with luxe leather trousers. To soften the look, layer over a crisp white shirt with a frill collar.
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3/3 After-dark denim
Sometimes breaking codes and rules is required in life especially sartorially. If you’ve been wracking your brains on how to ace evening elegance without compromising on comfort, we’ve got the answer—after-dark denim.
Simply throw on a sharp blazer over your T-shirt and jeans combi for an effortlessly cool eveningwear alternative. Dress it up further with strappy heels and statement accessories. Don’t be afraid to add a pop of colour like the purple embellished strappy heels seen above.