Dazzle after dark this Christmas with style editor Aislinn Coffey’s guide to what to wear to every party on your festive calendar …
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.
Designers are feeling strong throwback vibes this season: the runway’s fashion power players focused on disco. Make an entrance with metallics.
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.
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.