Last Updated on 8th December 2015

It may be cold outside, but the upside is, “it’s party season”! Now’s the time to break out the party dresses, strappy heels, statement clutches and glam up to the max. Whether you’re off to an impromptu get-together or a planned shindig, you won’t find yourself stuck for what to wear with our round-up of party-wear essentials.

Embellished Evening Gown


 A striking maxi dress with embellishments makes the perfect must-have for formal evening engagements. Medusa Embellished Maxi Dress,  £89 available at Monsoon

Thigh Split Dress


No party-wear wardrobe is complete without a sexy thigh-split dress!  Fame and Partners Deco Siren Wrap Front Cami Strap Maxi Dress With Thigh Split, £95 available at ASOS

Statement Trousers


When you just don’t feel like wearing a dress, opt for a pair of statement trousers to turn heads. Metallic Trousers Midnight £135, available at Reiss



Invest in a simple jumpsuit and team with striking statement accessories for a fab party look. Asymmetric Jumpsuit Slate £225, available at Reiss

Midi Skirt


Ditch the mini and opt for a midi skirt this season, but not just any midi skirt…it’s got to be shiny and metallic!  ASOS Midi Skirt In Bold Metallic Stripe, £55, available at ASOS

Cut-Out Dress

whitecutoutdressWhite is a major contender in the colour stakes when it comes to party wear. Along with cut-out detail, expect to see white literally everywhere. Flared Viscose-Blend Dress with Side Cutouts £903.36 £506.40

One Shoulder Dress


Shine bright in a red-carpet worthy dress. Sequins, one-shoulder and floor length make this beauty the perfect candidate for the job. One Shoulder Sequin Sheath Maxi, £87 available at Goddiva



How could we not include the LBD? Sexy and figure hugging is always best when it comes to the little black dress. Opening Ceremony Wavy Stripe Bodycon Dress £255.79 available at Forward

Peplum Top


Pair a sheer peplum top with statement trousers for a match made in heaven. Stripe Peplum Top £38 available at Oasis-Stores 

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