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Party outfits with a vintage twist

October 29, 2016

The festive season is nearly upon us and it’s the perfect time to start planning your party outfits for this dazzling time of celebration. Whether you are hosting a Christmas party with the family or celebrating in style for New Year. There a host of party outfits with vintage inspirations, perfect for any occasion this winter.

Take a look at our favourite vintage inspired party outfits that create show-stopping style for the party season.

Brave the Wiggle

The 1950s wiggle dress. I know what you are thinking, a very tight dress leaving little to the imagination. Well in some cases you would be right but choosing the right style could create the perfectly shaped silhouette you’ve been dreaming of. The wiggle dress or more modernly known as the ‘bodycon’ has become increasingly popular over the past few years with celebrities showing off their toned bodies at envy of us all.   Now although many ladies will think they cannot pull of this body confident dress, there is a style for every shape.

 

By the very nature of the dress, it is aimed at ladies who are confident about their curves but it can also help ladies that would like to sculpt their shape by using clever colour combinations. Wiggle dresses lend themselves particularly to ladies who have hourglass figures but with the right panelling, a variety of shapes can achieve a great look.

 

Accessorising your wiggle dress is the key to creating a statement and eye-catching outfit. Heels are a fabulous choice of footwear for this style of dress as they elongate your legs and add height to your fabulous shape. Belts also add an element of interest if you have a block colour dress or want to give extra definition to your waist. The wiggle dress is a lovely addition to your wardrobe and with the right styling any lady can carry off this statement dress. Be bold and brave this fabulous 50s style!

Shine Bright like a Diamond

Just like the song, you should feel that you can stand out from the crowd in this season’s trend, Metallics. Shine, sparkles, sequin laden, anything that makes heads turn is a key element to this style.

 

80s and 90s inspired metallics are a big trend this Christmas. As you get into the festive spirit, it’s the perfect time to add a bit of glamour to your wardrobe in time for the Christmas party. The look can also be incorporated via subtle hints too with lots of vintage inspired accessories to compliment any outfit. Metallic pieces can be worn for a full on glitz effect or with key elements matched with more subtle tones for everyday wear. If you want to go for the casual look picking a metallic statement accessory will add a touch of sparkle without going overboard.

 

This trend gives great texture to an outfit and accentuates your figure perfectly and not to mention instantly makes you feel extra special. You may think that metallic is not for you but I dare you to give it a go and be amazed at the stylish outfits you can create this autumn/winter 2016.

1980s party outfits - 80s Beaded and sequinned dress

Beaded and sequinned dress

Classic Monochrome

A simple and versatile evening wear colour choice is monochrome. Seen on the latest London Fashion Week AW16 catwalks, this trend is never going to go away. Black and white is simply one of the cleanest and freshest looks around and anything goes with this sophisticated yet funky style.

 

Every season sees different ways to interpret such a straightforward look but this trend still gives you the scope to create key on trend party outfits time and time again. Mixing it up with quirky prints and adding splashes of bold vibrant colours works wonders for a statement look.

 

Crazy prints, bold patterns or simple clean lines create an impressive yet versatile formula for a quick win in the style stakes. Everyone has something black and something white in their wardrobe, even if it may be just a skirt and shirt combo. Add a touch of interest with beautiful colourful jewels to create a subtle on trend mix.

 

For a glamorous party look, try simple 60’s styling with beautiful shift dresses and gorgeous heels, which balance your figure perfectly with black and white contrast contour panels. Accessories work well alongside monochrome styles as the choice is endless, choose modest, classic pieces for a chic look or go bold with vivacious tones to create the impeccable contrast style.   A quick on trend win for any festive occasion.

vintage party dresses outfits ideas - 80s evening dress

80s evening dress

Award Winning Style

If you’re a fan of watching the glitterati strut the catwalk in glamorous gowns and eagerly await the ‘who wore what’ at events such as the Baftas and the Oscars, you’ll love recreating this look for the party season. It makes us mere mortals green with envy at their beautiful dresses and expensive jewellery, but dressing up doesn’t have to be left to the celebrities and Hollywood stars. Christmas time is the perfect excuse to glam up and look gorgeous even if just for the night.

 

There are a host of styles and colours to choose from and looking great should spare no expense, after all this could be an investment for future occasions. Womens party dresses designs include sweeping elegant 1940s style gowns to cute 1950’s prom inspirations and there is something to suit every taste.

 

Shoes and accessories finish the look with a host of styles, designs and colours available.  Completing your look with contrasting heels or clutch helps to create head turning party outfits, perfect for any special occasion.

1940s evening gown - vintage party outfits

1940s evening gown

 

Vintage party outfits are a great way to create a unique look for the festive season. There are a variety of styles available from glamorous gowns, pretty prom dresses, vivacious cocktail styles and funky jumpsuits. Each give you plenty of vintage party outfits inspirations for a host of occasions.

 

 

50s wiggle style dress

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