From your office Christmas party to your best friends birthday bash...
We all love make-up. And we certainly love a good party. So when the two come together, it’s like an explosion of creativity that just has to be had. With that in mind, we’ve pulled together 27 of the best party looks for every occasion. From red carpet glamour, to off-duty models, there’s a look that’ll work for you.
If eyes are generally your focus, give your go-to a twist by using a different colour. A purple smokey eye looks amazing against green eyes, and a wash of orange over your whole lid will grab anyone’s attention. Classics always work a treat too. So if you’re after an old Hollywood look, team your favourite liquid eyeliner with the best red lipstick for your skin tone. And if you want to try something completely new, take your eyeshadow from your eyes to your temples. A sweep of pink on the side of your face will give you a kooky vibe with just enough softness to make it look modern.
If lips are your go-to thing, you’re in luck, because when it comes to colours, there are no rules. Work a dark, romantic berry lip, keeping everything else bare. A touch of highlighter on your cheekbones and just below your brow will be enough. And if you need to give your face a boost of energy, try a bright orange lipstick or fuchsia lipgloss. You’ll be surprised at how much a swipe of lippie can change your whole look.
Whether you’re in the market for a sultry look, searching for a sweet, demure style to meet the parents or want to amp up the drama with something punchy, we’ve got you covered. There’s even the perfect hairstyle to match each one.
Scroll through to find the best party look for every occasion.
Wear it: To your mate’s Christmas party. Red screams Christmas. Easy-going hair screams night out with the mates.
Wear it: On a girl’s night out. Loud and proud.
Wear it: To a glamorous dinner. It’s part 1920s glamour, part mod.
Wear it: On a date. Let the eyes take all the attention and leave your lips bare for a late night kiss.
Wear it: To your office Christmas party.
Wear it: Whenever you need to make a serious entrance.
Wear it: If you’re feeling in the classic mood.
Wear it: For New Year’s Eve.
Wear it: In Paris. Chic, non?
Wear it: To meet the parents. It looks pretty for them, hot for your partner.
Wear it: If you want a hairstyle that looks like you’ve spent hours in your stylist’s chair, but actually only have 5 minutes to spare.
Wear it: To dinner with your partner’s boss. Fresh faced and beautiful.
Wear it: To a wild party. We absolutely love this watered-down version of Boy George’s famous look.
Wear it: When you want to make a statement.
Wear it: When it’s cold, dark, romantic make-up always works.
Wear it: To a summer party. You’ll look like you’ve just taken a dip in the pool of goddesses!
Wear it: When you want your lips to do all the talking.
Wear it: To the hottest bar in town. You’ll be the centre of attention when you look this good.
Wear it: If there’s someone at the party, who’s attention you’re vying for. Wow. Just, wow.
Wear it: When you’re feeling a bit punk.
Wear it: When you want to update a simple look.
Wear it: If you’re hittin’ the club.
Wear it: While you’re on holiday. Its’ the best time to look like a bronze goddess.
Wear it: From office to dance floor. A bright lipstick can immediately change your whole look.
Wear it: If you’re looking for a way to update the classic smokey eye.
Wear it: To an evening soiree with friends where you expect to go dancing after dinner.
Wear it: When you need to look formal for part of the night and festive for the other.