Whatever the style of your tribe, these party looks will make for a visually arresting entrance.
Sequins, your best tuxedo, skin-baring sheers - now’s the time of year to head out in your slinkiest best.
(Left) Silk-chiffon beaded dress, from Emporio Armani. Gold-plated necklace, gold-plated choker and gold-plated rings, from APM Monaco. (Centre) Wool and silk tuxedo, wool trousers, poplin tuxedo shirt, silk bowtie and cotton pocket square, from Ermenegildo Zegna. (Right) Velvet beaded dress, from Giorgio Armani. Gold-plated earrings and gold-plated rings, from APM Monaco.
Is your crowd bohemian? Blend in yet stand out with a mix of prints and embroidered patterns.
(Left) Wool tuxedo jacket, polyester-blend jacket, cotton shirt and wool-blend pants, from Givenchy. (Right) Wool jacket, polyester shirt and cotton-blend jogger pants, from Gucci. Metal sunglasses, from Oliver Peoples.
Make an artistic style statement with an abundance of frills, both literal and figurative.
(Left) Silk damask jacket and silk damask trousers, from Dolce & Gabbana. Gold-plated earrings, from APM Monaco. Acrylic sunglasses, from Gentle Monster. (Right) Cotton dress, from Loewe. Gold-plated ear cuffs, from APM Monaco. Acrylic sunglasses, from Gentle Monster.
Black is a party staple, so make yours count. White graphic stripes or dramatic sleeves make all the difference.
(Left) Wool pullover, cotton shirt and wool-blend trousers from Dunhill. Acrylic glasses, from Oliver Peoples. (Right) Silk-blend dress, from Versace. Gold-plated earrings and gold-plated choker, from APM Monaco.
A “smart casual” dress code is no excuse to be boring. An all-over motif and high-shine fabrics elevate relaxed separates.
(Left) Silk-blend jacket, silk-blend trousers and cotton shirt, from Fendi. Leather shoes, from Jimmy Choo. Metal sunglasses, from Giorgio Armani. (Right) Velvet jacket, velvet trousers and leather boots, from Giorgio Armani. Gold-plated earrings, from APM Monaco.
Wearing layers in one colour keeps things simple – and frees your mind to concentrate on important things, like your next cocktail.
Wool-blend jacket, wool-blend vest and wool-blend trousers, from Emporio Armani. Metal glasses, from Oliver Peoples.
For some tribes, celebrating around a Christmas tree means the opposite of dressing like one.
(Left) Silk-blend jumpsuit, from Emporio Armani. Leather boots, from Giorgio Armani. Gold-plated earrings, from APM Monaco. (Right) Wool-blend jacket, wool turtleneck, wool-blend trousers and leather shoes, from Bottega Veneta.