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How To Prepare Your Wardrobe For The Festive Season

Tips & picks to turn you into party-ready perfection

We love how the festive season has the ability to turn us all into social butterflies. But with the countless dinner parties and fancy cocktail soirées comes one big question: is our wardrobe all stocked up and ready for the holiday party circuit?

The last thing we’d want to do is to stare at our ill-equipped wardrobe in despair, so the key is to lay down all the groundwork before you start fretting over what to wear. Keep reading as we share tips -- and picks -- on how you can prepare the right essentials to turn yourself into party-ready perfection this festive month. Plus, find out how you can win a USD200 Net-A-Porter gift card below!


Gather your LBDs


Equipment Oscar Cashmere Turtleneck Mini Dress, USD492 (net-a-porter.com)

This is the time of the year when the little black dress truly shines, so pick out all your LBDs and keep them all within easy reach. This Equipment Oscar Cashmere Turtleneck Mini Dress is a versatile piece that you can effortlessly match with a pair of heels or sneakers. 

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Find your sole sister

Jimmy Choo Holly Leather-Trimmed Velvet Platform Sandals, USD699  (net-a-porter.com)

Can’t miss out on the perfect pair of heels for the season, can we? It’s time to look out for a pair of heeled candy to help you stand out among the festive crowd. This pair of Jimmy Choo ‘Holly’ Sandals perfectly encapsulates this season’s glitz and glamour with its plush burgundy velvet and sky-high block heels.


Stand by with a pair of flats

Aquazzura Sunshine Pompom-Embellished Suede Ballet Flats, USD711 (net-a-porter.com)

Contrary to popular belief, a pair of flats can make you look dressy. So ditch the heels, give those tired, overworked feet a break, and simply opt for an equally chic pair of flats. Made from soft suede, these Aquazzura Sunshine Pompom-Embellished Suede Ballet Flats scream comfy chic and pompom dancing feet.

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Go hands-free

Saint Laurent Monogrammed Glittered Canvas Shoulder Bag, USD1,472  (net-a-porter.com)


Forget about fussing over your bag while you’re mingling around in the crowd or hitting the dance floor. Go hand-free (and fuss-free) with a bag that you can easily sling over your shoulder or wear cross-body style. The Saint Laurent Monogrammed Glittered Canvas Shoulder Bag is not only functional enough to fit all your essentials; it’s also stylish enough to go with your holiday ensembles.


Style up with statement jewellery

Melissa Joy Manning 14-Karat Gold Ring, USD393 (net-a-porter.com)

Don’t forget to give your holiday looks a spruce up with statement jewellery. This pair of Melissa Joy Manning 14-Karat Gold Ring is handcrafted in the shape of an ‘X’ and ‘O’, a nice and subtle conversation starter piece when you reach out for a handshake to say hello.

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Don’t forget to pamper yourself

Slip Embroidered Silk King Pillowcase, USD98  (net-a-porter.com)

It’s the end of another great year, and you deserve to give yourself a pampering treat! Slip into a good night’s sleep with the most luxurious Slip Embroidered Silk Pillowcase. It not only feels incredibly smooth and soft, its 100% silk fabric also helps to prevent split ends and keep frizz under control.

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