Finding the perfect Christmas party wear outfit can be a tall order for any woman out there, especially when you’re on the search for a party wear outfit for the office Christmas do. Trying to get the right balance of sexy yet sophisticated can be difficult to achieve when choosing a Christmas party wear outfit. We have teamed up with the La Vida Boutique team to put together the best Christmas party wear guide full of tips and tricks so that you can find the perfect party wear outfit for all your Christmas parties this year.
From tiny intricate details to stunning show stopper accessories, in this guide you will find all the tips you need to bring together the perfect Christmas party wear ensemble that will win you best dressed.
#1 Christmas Party Wear Tip: Dress Code
Before you can even think about choosing the ideal Christmas party wear outfit, you need to make sure that you know what the dress code is. If your colleagues have come up with a theme for the office do then you need to stick to it because you do not want to look like you’re not a team player! However, since you are going to be partying with your work colleagues, the first step in putting together the perfect party wear outfit is making sure that it is office party appropriate.
#2 Christmas Party Wear Tip: Shape
No matter what body shape you have, you can really use any shape/size/feature to your advantage when choosing the perfect partywear outfit. There are plenty of dresses out there that are designed with specific body shapes in mind to accentuate your best features. Accessories can also be used to draw attention to certain areas, for example, using a belt to synch in your waist.
#3 Christmas Party Wear Tip: Colour
Colour plays a major factor in your Christmas party wear outfit as it will set the tone for every other piece of accessory you decide to match your outfit up with. To get into the true Christmas spirit you may want to go with colours such as greens, red and golds and an added bonus is that they are all very complimentary colours on every skin tone!
#4 Christmas Party Wear Tip: Find the Right Bag
A handbag is the most necessary accessory for any woman. No matter if I am going shopping or just nipping to the corner shop if I do not have my bag with me I feel naked. With the right handbag you can add that final touch that your Christmas party wear outfit needs, especially if you are the type of person who does not like the idea of wearing a bright red sparkly dress.
Smaller clutch bags can add a very classy and elegant touch to your outfit, however it is important that you make sure that your bag matches the rest of your jewellery because you would not wear a pair of pink earrings with a blue necklace so don’t do it with your bag!
#5 Christmas Party Wear Tip: Bling
Jewellery is a must when it comes to Christmas party wear and any party wear outfit in general! If you are going with a simple, classy LBD then jewellery will be the icing on top of your Christmas cake and will add that final glitz and glam touch that every Christmas partywear outfit needs. With a pair of statement earrings, necklace and a matching bracelet you can make any simple outfit go from glum to glam. However, you want to be careful not to overdo it as even at Christmas there is such a thing as O.T.T!