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A quick guide to dressing your best this holiday season

These 10 tricks will sort you out

By Akshita Singh  December 12th, 2018

Our edit of the coolest party picks and tricks to tide you through holiday season:

Alexander McQueen

Sultry Winters

The overarching theme for our exclusive party edition is dressing sexy and looking glamorous. Think peek-a-boo dresses, thigh high slits, ’80s silhouettes, and the colour red. If you want an androgynous take on this trend, try vinyl pants.

Velvet gown 111094 Alexandre Vauthier3

Velvet gown, Rs. 1,11,094, Alexandre Vauthier

Pvc bodysuit 11329 Norma Kamali3

PVC bodysuit, Rs. 11,329, Norma Kamali

Coated wool blend trousers42021 MSGM3

Vinyl coated wool-blend pants, Rs. 42,021, MSGM

Alexander Wang

Glamorous Shield 

You need a pair of statement sunglasses at a party for many reasons. First, to use as a picture prop, then to avoid the paparazzi, and third to hide your puffy, hung-over eyes the morning after.

Marques’ Almeida

Rich Pickings

Festive fervour calls for dressing like a goddess in velvet. The ultimate luxury fabric belongs in your wardrobe and this is one call you cannot ignore.

Prabal Gurung F18 119

Prabal Gurung

103985 galvan

Velvet dress, Rs. 1,03,985, Galvan London

Christian Siriano

Head Start

Make a lasting impression with unexpected headgears. We are talking about turbans and diamond-studded headbands. Let these be the classic toppers for all your outfits.

Sequinend silk blend turban Rs 32070 Julia Clancey

Sequinned silk-blend turban, Rs. 32,070, Julia Clancey


lily cluster by harry winston

Platinum and diamond barrette, price on request, Harry Winston

Gucci bjx F18 012


Oscar de la Renta

Arm Candy

Solve your bag situation with fall’s best offerings; they come in eccentric styles and various sizes decked in rhinestones and sequins. The smaller the bag, the bigger the impact.

1115 eu miu miu sequinned

Sequinned bag, Rs. 89,597, Miu Miu

Alberta Ferretti

Game Changer

Here’s the fashion saviour you need to add to your wardrobe right now. From knee-high to metallic and embellished, these are the ever-iconic boots that we are swooning over this winter.

795 leather gianvito rossi

Leather boots, price on request, Gianvito Rossi

549 eu isabel marant leather

Leather boots, Rs. 44,115, Isabel Marant

Kanika Goyal Label

Layer On

A statement coat is the easiest way to give any look a new-season flair. Combat the cold with edgy layers—whether it is faux fur, leather or vinyl.

Versace F18 004


Shearling and leather coat 517900 Loewe

Leather and shearling coat, Rs. 5,17,900, LOEWE

275 eu faux fur Velvet

Faux fur coat, Rs. 22,097, Velvet

Paco Rabanne

Dare to Disco

Our closets will be getting a whole lot shinier, glossier and extra, all thanks to our favourite designers. Light up the night by pairing your outfit with chandelier earrings and sleek hair, and you’re ready to party.

4997 Namrata Joshipura

Namrata Joshipura


Shine Bright

Neon is everywhere. Let the eye-popping colours in varied designs help you get some major head turns.




Silk skirt, Rs. 2,01,155, Carolina Herrera

91465 DELPOZO4

Silk top, Rs. 91,645, Delpozo

33090 AWAKE4

Cotton pants, Rs. 33,090, A.W.A.K.E.

White State

Diamonds are a party girl’s best friend. Opt for graphic black and white diamond earrings, bracelets and necklaces for an unconventional look.

Gold and diamondearrings, price on request, Renu Oberoi Luxury Jewellery; 18K gold and diamond bracelet, price on request, Zoya - A Tata Product

Photographs: Imaxtree.com/2018, Gulshan Sachdeva (Runway)