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Party Dresses & Sparkles: What to Wear to the Christmas Party

Get your hands on something sparkly for party season & NYE

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Wondering what to wear for the office Christmas party? Or looking for the best sequin dresses for NYE? Team one of these statement pieces with some basics for a cool take on the festive season, or go all out and rock sparkles and sequins head to toe, as we round up the best partywear for 2018. 

The Best Partywear Pieces for 2018

LK Bennett Hutton Gold Sequin Jumpsuit, £550

LK Bennett Hutton Gold Sequin Jumpsuit

The search ends here for this season’s sartorial sequin masterpiece. Add block heeled boots, a leather biker, a slick of red lipstick and a large helping of confidence and you will be the best dressed person at any party you frequent this season.

AQ/AQ Jocelyn Tailored Velvet Jacket, £130

AQ/AQ Jocelyn Tailored Velvet Jacket

The ultimate party jacket. Just try not to be the centre of attention when you’re wearing this gold velvet blazer by AQ/AQ. There are matching high waisted trousers also available, and frankly, it would be rude not to complete the ensemble.

Temperley London Glide Top, £995

Temperley London Glide Top

The ‘going-out top’ is officially back, and they don’t come prettier than this Temperley London crystal and sequin embellished one. Team with wide-legged velvet trousers and an up-do.

R.W. Williams Metallic Millicent Boot, £350

R.W. Williams Metallic Millicent Boot

Your boots are not as festive as these limited edition, silver leather boots by R.W. Williams. Fact. Casual enough to add a festive kick to your daywear but equally capable of finishing off your finest party ensemble. Made to order, so allow two weeks before your party for them to arrive…

Hill & Friends Happy Tweency Chain, £325

The only bag you’ll need this party season, by C&TH faves Hill & Friends. Read our interview with Emma Hill & Georgia Fendley from this season, here. Big enough for a phone, key, purse and lipstick, and pretty enough to take any outfit to the next level. Also available in a host of other colours…

Hill & Friends Happy Tweency Chain

Azza Fahmy The Contemporary ‘Kirdan’ Necklace, £1,900

Azza Fahmy The Contemporary ‘Kirdan’ Necklace

Based on the ‘kirdan’, a special piece worn by Egyptian peasant women for decades, this Azza Fahmy statement necklace will add something a little extra to your party season look.

Giambattista Valli Sequinned Straight-Leg Pants, £1,206

Giambattista Valli Sequinned Straight-Leg Pants

Just crying out for a rock tee and some little red boots, these sequinned trousers are needed for your Christmas cocktail party or New Years Eve bash.

Needle & Thread Daisy floral-embellished tulle dress, £300

Needle & Thread Daisy floral-embellished tulle dress

If nothing says party season like a little red dress for you, they don’t come prettier than this Needle & Thread tulle dress. There’s just a hint of sparkle with the sequin embellishments. Check out our party dresses edit for more ideas.

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