It's never too early to start thinking about winter party outfits. From October until the end of December, every occasion is deemed party-worthy, with birthdays, milestones, launches, farewell drinks and of course, the official and unofficial Christmas celebrations circuit. Hannukah, Diwali, and even Halloween has shifted from us wearing costume-attire to proper going-out gear. The fun never ends and your wardrobe needs to keep up.
Sure, you can rise to the event in a different dress each time, but your bank balance won't love you for it, and as we've discussed a million times, sometimes wearing the same clothes on repeat is the coolest thing to do. What you need are some brilliant separates that lend themselves to being dressed up—whether that's with ankle boots, blazers, fancy bags or fabulous earrings.
We've scoured high and low to bring you some inspired takes on winter party dressing to take the hassle out of what should actually be a pretty fun experience. Get scrolling and experimenting at home so that once those invites start filling up your inbox, you'll relish the opportunity to flex your newly formed photo-worthy combinations.
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