The season of sequins

Edina Zejnilovic

Christmas is the season to dress to impress. The season of sequins, velvet, and satin is finally upon us. The shorter days and longer nights can only mean one thing: it’s time to party the night away and celebrate the holidays.

Christmas is the one time of the year we can wear the most attention-grabbing, glamorous pieces that you wouldn’t dare be caught out in on a casual night out. Finding the perfect Christmas party outfit can be both exciting and daunting, however, this guide aims to make that process a little easier.

Sequin dresses bring life to any party and you can find them just about anywhere you look. Zara, River Island, Topshop, Pretty Little Thing and Boohoo are loaded with amazing sequin dresses to choose from. Styling them with a pair of lace up heels and a faux fur jacket will have you looking like a million bucks. For a more casual event, a sequin dress can also be styled down with a pair of black tights, heeled boots and a black blazer over the shoulders.

Satin wide-leg jumpsuits or satin wide-leg pants and crop tops to match are other glamorous outfit options to choose from. These classy, expensive-looking pieces look best in champagne, pink, white and red colours and can be found online on Pretty Little Thing, In The Style UK and Boohoo or in store in Topshop, New Look and Forever 21. Style these with a pair of stilettos and a diamond choker to be the centre of attention at your Christmas party.

Velvet is always a winner during Christmas, although if you want to step it up this year, crushed velvet is the look to go for this festive season. The luxurious look is not only appealing to the eye, it is also quite comfortable. Crushed velvet blazers, wrap dresses, bodysuits and two-piece sets are just some of the many items available in this fabric. These fabulous pieces can be found on Missguided, Boohoo, H&M and TopShop.

Shopping online can save both time and money, especially if you are student. The recent Pretty Little Thing x Kourtney Kardashian, In The Style UK x Tammy Hembrow and the Carli Bybel x Missguided collaboration collections offer alluring outfits perfect for Christmas time. Ranging from dazzling sequin dresses and gold satin jumpsuits to shimmering lurex two pieces and large faux fur coats, this collection has exactly what you’re looking for this Christmas and all at reasonable prices.


Edina Zejnilovic

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