8 months ago

What to Wear To Every Christmas Party

2 MIN READ SAVE

Dazzle after dark this Christmas with style editor Aislinn Coffey’s guide to what to wear to every party on your festive calendar …

L-R: Black pussy-bow blouse, €39.95, at Zara. Black tuxedo suit with satin detail, €475, at Reiss. Diamond earrings, €3,000; www.boodles.com. Black velvet bow tie, €13.83; wwww.asos.com. Black tuxedo-style wool jumpsuit, Alexandre Vauthier; wwww.net-a-porter.com. Black sparkle blouse, Emma Willis, €37; www.next.ie. Cream silk-satin blouse with black bow, Gucci, €1,500; wwww.net-a-porter.com.

A menswear-inspired tuxedo suit, dress or jumpsuit looks cool and elegant. Take cues from the runway and wear yours with a bow tie or brooch. Add a dress shirt which you can wear tucked into tailored trousers or a skirt, underpinning it with nude underwear.

L-R: Gold velvet gown, Reiss, €465, at Arnotts. Gold metallic moiré blazer, €980; matching trousers, €450; both Racil; www.net-a-porter.com. Rust metallic mini dress, €69, at & Other Stories. Gold Aurelia metallic dress, Selected Femme, €89.99, at Arnotts. Gold leather sandals, €69.96, at Zara. Gold accordion-pleat skirt, Isabel Marant Etoile, €270, at Electra, Donnybrook, Dublin 4.

Designers are feeling strong throwback vibes this season: the runway’s fashion power players focused on disco. Make an entrance with metallics.

L-R: Cosmos diamond and enamel earrings, €7,000; www.boodles.com. Black feather dress, €549; www.ganni.com. Black sequin maxi dress, €79, at Zara. Black lace dress, Nü, €159; www.rococoonline.ie. Black Edie feather cuff jacket, 16 Arlington, €799, at Brown Thomas. Black suede shoes with diamanté bow detail, €89, at & Other Stories. Navy feather top, €69; matching skirt, €79; both at Cos. Black and white patent leather shoes, Chanel, €930, at Brown Thomas. Pearl choker necklace, €790; www.dior.com.

Floaty feathers, lace and crystals say Party! These pieces are designed to grab attention. Where to wear them? The Sidecar at the Westbury Dublin is everything you would expect from a top hotel bar and the ultimate place in the capital to have a glass of champagne in glamorous surroundings.

L-R: Red ruched flower dress, Simone Rocha, €1,785, at Havana. Green Aisha wool sweater, €595, at Louise Kennedy. Raspberry bow hair slide, €9.95, at Zara. Pink velvet dress, Rotate, €470, at Brown Thomas. Green satin skirt, Rosetta Getty, €1,208; www.net-a-porter.com. Green satin shoes, Reiss, €220, at Arnotts. Black embellished resin cuff, Chanel, at Brown Thomas.

Wear colour to your next party with brightly coloured heels and a playful clutch. Where to go for post-dinner drinks? Xavier’s Georgian-style bar for customers of FX Buckley at its flagship Pembroke Street, Dublin 2 restaurant.

LOVETHEGLOSS.IE?

Sign up to our MAILING LIST now for a roundup of the latest fashion, beauty, interiors and entertaining news from THE GLOSS MAGAZINE’s daily dispatches.

Newsletter

Pin It on Pinterest