party dresses

Perfect party dresses to hit the dance floor in

Stand out at your office party

Party dresses will forever be a worthy wardrobe investment. Summer, autumn, winter – there’s no season that doesn’t require a do-it-all party frock, and we’ve rounded-up just a few of our favourite styles to kick start your collection.

The new season trends have dictated the style of party dresses for AW18, with velvet, satin and sequins all coming together to create what is arguably the best party dress offering yet. Clearly seen in this season’s Kate Spade dresses here.

But as hard as the dresses are working, there are other things to factor in to pull together that all-important look. The wrong underwear can ruin that oh-so-right dress. The purchase of a seamless brief, a well-fitted strapless bra and great control undies will ensure you own that party dress you’ve spent the last few weeks searching for.

Black party dresses

When in doubt, a little black dress will see you through any occasion. Opt for a classic fitted black lace design, a slinky silk slip dress or something with a flared skirt.

Sequin party dresses

We understand sequins aren’t for everyone, but there really is an option to suit all personalities out there. If you’re feeling OTT, go for a simple slip dress completely covered in sequins, be it copper, silver, or more muted black. If you’d like something a little more low key, then pick a floaty number with a few scattered pearls on the bodice and skirt.

Lace party dresses

Plus size party dresses

Party dresses with sleeves

The emphasis on statement sleeves this season means there are plenty of stylish options about if you’re not keen on showing your arms.

Designer party dresses

Vetements, Christopher Kane, Off-White, Balmain, Peter Pilotto… the designer partywear offering is strong this season, so take your pick. Though we have a slight penchant for Ashish’s Studio 58-style sequin dresses.

Shop these and more such as the Hobbs dresses, Ted Baker midi dresses and Reiss dresses, on the Marie Claire Edit now

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