Everyone talks about getting hold of the perfect little black dress for the party season, but gone are the days when this is the only option for a festive ‘do’. There are plenty of spangly tops out there that, even teamed with a simple pair of black trousers or skirt, will look special enough. What’s more, they offer you plenty of future opportunities to team them with different separates to create a completely different look.
There are lots of berry shades around right now which are perfect for the festive season and can really compliment a wide range of skin tones. Whatever colour you choose, go for a sparkly touch to really boost the glamour factor and ensure that it is not just the Christmas decorations that shine during your party or night out.
Take a look at some of the great tops in the shops and online right now. There is sure to be something to suit all tastes, shapes and budgets, especially as buying separates can often be much simpler than buying a dress. Many women, particularly those with larger busts or wider hips, can find choosing dresses a nightmare, whereas a new sparkly top can instantly revamp a favourite pair of trousers or flattering skirt.
The Collection Red Studded Wrap Top | This top from Debenhams comes in a great Christmas colour and has added studded sparkle to boot. The chiffon fabric gently skims your curves, and the crossover effect is really flattering whatever your shape or size.
Next Sequin Crochet Top in Berry | This crochet top is bang on trend and is supremely flattering for any figure. It is really versatile and could even be teamed with jeans for a more casual post-Christmas occasion.
New Look Purple Metallic Boxy Top | Make sure you shimmer in all directions with this striking statement piece from New Look. Team with a matching skirt and silver skyscraper heels for a bold young party look or tone down with a pair of black or dark purple trousers.
Matalan Embellished Beaded Box Top | Black certainly does not have to be boring — just check out this fashionable sparkling box top. This is a really versatile option that will look just as good on a night out next season as it does this season. Team with chunky silver jewellery and you will be shining as bright as the Christmas star over this festive season. You could go all black and still stand out or team it with a berry-coloured skirt to really make a fashion statement on a works night out.
Dorothy Perkins Wine Diamante Detail Lace Shell Top | This delicious little top has a delightfully retro feel, hinting at a time when luxury and elegance were the order of the day. That’s not to say it’s not fashionable as well, however. It certainly is right up there in the style stakes and is ideal for ladies of any age. The colour is great for the festive season and the neck detailing means you won’t have to spend ages hunting out a necklace to wear for your night out.