Stylist Laura McNeil gives us a rundown of her best partywear looks to keep you looking stylish for Christmas.
Red to Toe
This season Red is the colour to be seen in. This is not for the faint-hearted, if you are going to do it, go big or go home.
It is head to toe dressing at its best, whether you are wearing a full-length gown or wide leg trousers with a beautiful satin blouse.
L-R: Miss Selfridge, £20; Miss Selfridge, £35; New Look, £29.99; Oasis, £60
So many ways to wear this fabulous trend! Wear a jewelled coloured blouse and trousers from Jigsaw, velvet bodies from Topshop or a velvet suit from Coast.
The great thing about this trend is that there are lots of lovely accessories available that will add a touch of fashion to your outfit if your budget doesn’t permit a whole new look. Velvet jewelled bags from Kurt Geiger and Topshop add just that stylish twist.
L-R: Kurt Geiger, £129; Dorothy Perkins, £16; Next, £38; Topshop £38
This is another trend where you can take glam to the max, especially at this time of year. There are some beautiful sequin looks in store just now, Warehouse have a long sleeve, high neck style and Topshop have a Gold one-shoulder number.
Sequin wide leg trousers or skirts will add a sparkle to any outfit, if you dare!
L-R: Phase Eight, £160; Coast, £79; Topshop, £59; New Look, £34
There are so many beautiful metallic colours this season you could easily be mistaken for a sweetie wrapper! Whether its pinks, purples, greens or the usual silver and gold you can look super slinky in this style. M&S have a beautiful wrap dress and Jigsaw have a gorgeous pleated skirt.
Metallic accessories are everywhere too so add your metallics through your bag and a mule and you will be ready to party. Topshop have some fab metallic bags.
L-R: New Look, £22.99; Topshop £20; M&S, £55; Jigsaw, £140
See more of Laura’s tips over on her blog: http://www.lauramcneil.com/