Two women stood together in blue and red dresses

Dazzling Partywear for 2022

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Give 'em the ol' razzle dazzle

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Dress to impress this party season, says Mariella Tandy, as she highlights her top picks to discover, invest in and rent. Get ready to party the night away – and look the best dressed guest while doing so…

The Country & Town House Responsible Buyers’ Guide

As always, keep the planet in mind when shopping. Re-wearing old clothes is the best way to be sustainable, but if you can’t avoid it then shop consciously at responsible retailers, as well as rental and resale sites.

Dazzling Partywear for 2022

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Coral and diamond ear clips


Van Cleef & Arpels

Coral and Diamons 1970s Ear Clips, £11,500,

Red long sleeve top


Top (Size S), £300,

Long red skirt


Longuette (Size S), £420,

Green heels

Manolo Blahnik

Crystal-Embellished Fibionabi Mules 90, £730,

Silver handbag covered in gem stones and Louis Vuitton logo

Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton Mini Broderies Capucines Top Handle Bag with Silver Hardware, £5,450,

Long gold dress


Georgia Hardinge

Fossil Dress, £425,

Red handbag

Jimmy Choo

Velvet Bon Bon Bag, £950,

Navy sweater with multi-coloured tassels

Alex Gore Brown

Confetti Sweater in Navy, £295,

Terracotta coloured pleated heels

Loeffler Randall

Dahlia Terracotta Pleated Bow Heel, £340,

Two women stood together in blue and red dresses


(L) Blue Glove-Sleeved Cutout-Back Jersey Gown, £2,650,

(R) Red Asymmetric-Hem Draped Crepe Dress, £2,390,

White bag with gold Saint Laurent logo


Saint Laurent

White Bag, rent from £72,


Blue one shoulder dress with feather hem

Taller Marmo

Ubud Dress, rent from £240,

Chanel CC pearl drop earrings


CC Pearl Drop Warrings, rent from £84,

Silver sequin gown

Mary Katrantzou

Consort Draped Sequin Dress, rent from £38,

Featured image: Balenciaga AW22 Campaign. Shot by Paul Gore, styled by Simon Chilvers.