Party Season Trends

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With Christmas coming up we are all wondering what items we need for that work party, New Years event or just to bring our items into the party season. Well here are this seasons key trends which you’ll be sure to be adding to your Christmas list!

 

Velvet

From footwear to jackets velvet is creating a rich luxe look to this seasons party trends. In deep jewel tones from amethyst to emerald, these pieces are sure to make heads turn. This trend has already been worn elegantly by a range of celebrities including Alexa Chung, Blake Lively and Dakota Fanning. One of this seasons key pieces is the velvet pyjama suit. Bringing nightwear into day wear these bold pieces can be effectively paired with heels, statement jewellery and a clutch for a sophisticated whilst dazzling look.

Velvet footwear is also taking this trend by a storm. Featured within the fashion weeks among designers such as Phillip Lim and Valentino. Grab yourself a pair of velvet boots now with a great selection to be discovered on Asos! Prices range from £27 to £180.

 

Metallic

Metallic has been a big trend throughout the summer and appears to be continuing into the party season. With Christmas just around the corner what better time to update your wardrobe with a little sparkle. From metallic yarns, heavy embellishment to glitter eyeshadow you can be sure to find a product which works for you! This trend is great to transform that perfect little black dress you’ve worn a thousand times before, or go all out head to toe in a sequin dress. Head to Office for a great range of sparkling shoes, Topshop for that metallic piece or Urban Decay for those glitter eyeshadows.

 

Intimates

If you dare to go bare then this trend is sexy look which is sure to impress. Following the Victoria’s Secret after party everyone is dying to bring their intimate wear into their daywear. And why not show off your amazing bra!

With bralette’s becoming key pieces, whether subtle under a sheer top or the vocal point of your outfit, this sultry appeal is a winning look. Often made up of lace the bralette creates an innocent yet intimate feel to your look.

Alongside this the silk cami dress is another big street trend. Although this piece is more commonly featured over a white t-shirt for a casual look it can be paired with heels and a clutch for the perfect party outfit. Look to Emily Ratajkowski, Rihanna or Selena Gomez for styling inspiration.

 

Fur

Yes I am fur real, this trend has finally made its return. With statement fur jackets making an appearance on the runway these are coats you definitely wont be checking in when you arrive at the party. These creative designs feature and array of colours from baby pink to electric blue. Fur is also making a more subtle appearance as an added detail to the collar of cuff of many jackets this season. Alternatively add a plush feel to your look with a fur scarf.

 

by Elspeth Harry

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