What To Wear

What to Wear to the the Christmas Party: Dorothy Perkins

We’ve been getting lots of emails lately asking for advice on Christmas party outfits, so starting today we’ll be starting a virtual tour of the stores, showing you some different party looks. We’re kicking off today with Dorothy Perkins, purely because they’re having one of their "20% off for one day only" sales, so if you want to buy something, today would be a good day to do it! For this outfit we’ve picked a simple pencil skirt worn with bandeau top and a matchinhg shrug to keep the chill off your shoulders when necessary. You’ll find links to the products we’ve used under the jump, but enough about us, we want to hear what you’d wear to the Christmas…

Christmas party fashion from Love Label

I don’t often look at the UK catalogue sites, like Great Universal and Additions Direct, which is a bit stupid of me, really, because every time I do remember to check them out, I tend to find at least one thing I like. Today my eye was caught by this black tuxedo jacket with jacquard lining, which plays on one of the season’s big trends and the cute little purple puff sleeve dress – also on trend at the moment by virtue of being purple. The jacket is £45, and the dress £55. I’d worry a little about the texture of the dress, which looks satiny and perhaps liable to crush, but I like the puff sleeves and the nipped-in…

What to Wear to… Work

I don’t have to wear a suit to work anymore (this being because my “office” is otherwise known as “the spare bedroom, with a couple of desks in it” and the dress code is “whatever the hell I feel like, but mostly whatever I was wearing to bed the night before” – GOD), but if I did wear a suit to work, this is the suit I’d wear. I’m loving the tailored, 1940s vibe of the French Connection pencil skirt and jacket, and while you could play it safe with a nice pair of sensible court shoes here, these teal knee boots by poetic licence are just too nice to pass up – not to mention giving the outfit a…

What to Wear to a Christmas Party: Dorothy Perkins

I love the fact that green is still going strong this season… It’s my very favourite colour, so I like to try and grab it while it’s hot, so to speak – hence the green look of this Christmas party pick from Dorothy Perkins. Green sequin band dress: £25Green oval drop necklace: £8Silver satin peep toes: £25Matt silver flap clutch: £5Outfit total: £63