Picking That Perfect Party Outfit

Christmas is the ideal opportunity to treat yourself to some new party clothes, especially when your social calendar is likely to be busy with everything from work dos through to meals with friends and festive house-gatherings. The party season also means that you can forget some of your dress ‘rules’ that tend to apply throughout most of the year and embrace the best of the season with sparkles, colour and fun in your outfit choices! Here are some of our favourite dresses to inspire you.

The Constellation Print Midi Dress
This dress from Marks & Spencer has been such a hit that it’s flown off the shelves and has only just come back into stock online. A true blogger’s favourite, it suits all ages and sizes thanks to its flattering lines and cut. See it for yourself and invest in a party piece that will work across a variety of occasions this holiday season right here >>

A Hollywood Red Glamour Dress
If you’re willing to splash out for a beautiful dress that spells timeless glamour, this fitted and full-length champagne dress embellished with sequins is a sure-fire hit. Combine it with minimal jewellery and a relaxed blow dry for a modern look that spells sophistication – Shop now at Selfridges here >>

Knock ‘Em Dead in Red!
This frilled bodycon dress from Very.co.uk is a scarlet red that will get pulses racing! Wear it with a pair of shaping tights for a smooth finish and a pair of skyscraper heels to make the most of your pins. This would look wonderful with a pair of statement earrings and a sparkly clutch bag!

Embrace the Metallics
Metallics are always in season at Christmas, and this beautiful midi prom-style dress features a copper-coloured metallic foil print against black. The style of the dress is very flattering, with a midi flared skirt that dips below the knee, a nipped-in waist, no sleeves and a deep v-neck. Perfect for all occasions, it’s the right blend of fun and flirty – Shop now at Debenhams here >>

Add a Little Edge
This faux-leather mini dress is bold and edgy with a flattering wrap design and an ’80s-inspired aesthetic. Go all out retro with some bold earrings, high heels and a colour pop clutch bag. Find it at Topshop!

So having had a little dose of wardrobe inspiration, what sort of dress will you be wearing this party season?