These glamorous ensembles will definitely have you on the best-dressed list this season
The most wonderful time of the year is upon us—and that means it's time to plan outfits for all of your upcoming festive occasions.
From velvet dresses to luxe pants and lots of sequins, we’ve gathered some of our favourite options so you can dazzle at your next work party, family night or holiday gala...
1. Margot Long Sleeve Satin Wrap Dress by Dynamite
The hot pink basically does all the talking, so you don’t need to add much else. This chic satin number is easy to wear, breathable, and versatile for a number of different occasions. Throw on your favourite heels, boots or flats—as well as a pair of opaque tights if you don't want to show off too much leg—and off you go.
2. Argentina Knit Dress by Reformation
We are obsessed with this stunning green dress from Reformation. It is absolutely perfect for a fancier night out during the holidays. Everything about it is flattering—from the high neck to the side slit and the figure-hugging fit. This is a guaranteed showstopper indeed.
3. Sequin Mini Skirt by Club Monaco
Nothing says "festive" like an embellished sequin number. Complete your outfit with a black turtleneck and boots for your next work party or family get-together (as pictured above), or throw on a black oversized blazer and silk cami with a pair of high heels for a sophisticated, polished look.
4. Twist-Front Sequin Dress by Anthropologie
A full sequin dress is a must-have for the holidays, and this deep blue version by Anthropologie is a winner. It’s breathable so you can move and twirl through the night comfortably, and looks gorgeous on all body types. Put on some minimal jewellery, a bold lip and you are set.
5. Eames Skirt by Babaton
We are 100 percent here for wearing skirts during party season because they can be mixed and matched with just about anything. Babaton’s high-waisted Eames Skirt in glossy beige is perfect if you’re going from a day at the office to a festive evening out with colleagues or friends. Whether you pair it with an oversized knit sweater and boots, or a camisole and blazer, this satin number will not let you down.
6. Ellery Pleated Wrap Midi Dress by Ever New
It doesn’t get much more classic than this. From the long sleeves to the belt wrap and the flowing pleats, Ever New’s elegant red dress will surely have heads turning at your next function. Keep things sophisticated with some gold or silver jewellery, your favourite heels and a neutral clutch.
7. Dress Pants by H&M
Here is something for the true fashionista who loves to stand out. If you want to take a break from wearing dresses, opt for these wide-leg pants by H&M in fuchsia. Style them with a sequin blouse or a black satin top under an oversized blazer for an effortlessly chic look.
8. Dotted Mesh Midi Dress by Zara
From cocktail parties to festive get-togethers and even romantic nights out, this beautiful vintage-inspired dress by Zara is sure to become a quick favourite. We can’t get enough of the textured dotted design, the gold buttons on the sleeves, and, of course, the rich purple shade that is just perfect for the holiday season.
9. Millei Matte Sequin Relaxed Fit Blazer by Ted Baker
'Tis the season for having fun with your outfits, and this sequin blazer by Ted Baker definitely screams "festive". A relaxed fit means you can move around with ease, and the neutral colour pairs well with leather pants, jeans, or even a black knee-length skirt. If you’re really feeling like bringing the drama, complete your look with the matching sequin trouser.
10. Flocked Floral Tulle Maxi Dress by Icōne
Attending a posh festive gala this season? Stand out in this whimsical long dress in deep fuchsia. This look is super glamorous, thanks to the sheer tulle, criss-cross back and floral pattern. Add some drop earrings, throw your hair up, put on some high heels, and bring on the holiday magic.
11. Embellished Velvet Mini Bustier Dress by Michael Kors
Be the life of the party in this embellished velvet bustier dress by Micheal Kors. It’s rich, shimmery, and you hardly need to accessorize, which is always a plus point when you don’t have much time to get ready. Throw on your favourite black or nude heels, grab a fun clutch, et voilà!
12. Rita Velvet Maxi Dress by Banana Republic
Nothing is more luxe than a red velvet dress, and this one by Banana Republic tops our list for many reasons. It’s semi-fitted, has adjustable straps, and features a slit in the back to allow you to strut around effortlessly. All you need is some diamond jewellery, a teddy coat, strappy heels and an embellished clutch.
13. Boiled Cashmere Dress by Club Monaco
If you are looking for something more casual, yet sophisticated, Club Monaco’s Boiled Cashmere Dress is a fabulous pick. It’s cozy, versatile, and most definitely gives us the winter wonderland feels. Not to mention, it’s very warm which is always a bonus for the cold season.
14. Deep Teal Cocktail Dress by Frank and Oak
Long, flowy and comfortable, this deep teal dress by Frank and Oak will be a hit at your next work party or holiday function with the family. The front knot detailing adds just the right amount of style, and it pairs beautifully with a variety of options, such as a cardigan and flats, a leather jacket and boots, plus more.
15. Leighton Midi Dress by ASTR the Label
Have all eyes on you in this printed number by ASTR the Label. It’s comfortable, sultry, and really accentuates the body. We adore the high neck paired with the trendy cutout above the chest. It can easily be dressed up or down, no matter how fancy the occasion is.