Get your Gladrags on – Get the Look – Partywear

It’s that time of year when at some point you will have to leave the house, brave the cold and remember how to walk in heels.

Party season has a tendency to put the sartorial fear into the best of us, opening the floodgates for the many many questions we will have up to the moment we practically throw ourselves out the house to avoid us changing one last time.

Do you tap into the new mood for evening suits? Is it appropriate to wear that metallic mini to a work do? Not sure where you’ll end up on NYE?  So many events, so many decisions.

So, to make your life that little bit easier, I’ve settled on the finest dresses and jumpsuits in stores now.

Whether you fancy velvet or something really fancy, there’s something here for every mood and occasion. I’ve trowled through ASOS (a nightmare in itself) and the rest – so you don’t have to. Just don’t ask me what bag to wear!

Happy shopping! x

The Joy of a Jumpsuit

ASOS red jumpsuit

Simple, sophisticated and scarlet. What’s not to like about this one-shouldered one piece?

ASOS, One Shoulder Drape Jumpsuit, now £26.50, ASOS

Topshop velvet jumpsuit

So Sonia Rykiel.

Velvet Plunge Front Jumpsuit, £59, Topshop

Night Fever jumpsuit Nasty Gal

Studio 54 eat your heart out.

Every Night Fever Jumpsuit, £64.84, Nasty Gal

Zara red jumpsuit

Totes Cas.

Loose-fit Jumpsuit, £39.99, Zara

Mango plunging halterneck jumpsuit

Helloo Mango.

Velvet Palazzo Jumpsuit, £59.99, Mango

Modest Minis

Nasty Gal Kiss and Bell Mini Dress Black

Dolce & Gabbana Drama.

Kiss and Bell Mini Dress, £64.84, Nasty Gal

Velvet and mesh mini dress zara

Super cute peek-a-boo.

Velvet Plumetis Dress, £35.99, Zara

Whiskey dress reformation

I do love Whiskey.

Whiskey Dress, $198, Reformation

Lace dress Zara

When you know there’ll be turkey.

Lace Dress, £49.99, Zara


Sculptural and simple elegance.

Whitmore, Clean Fold Dress, £69, Finery


The grown-up lace cami.

Romsey Cami Dress with Cornelli Lace, £45, Finery

Ruffle culotte jumspuit

The London Fields’ Lady’s Jumpsuit.

C/meo Collective Four Shadows, Ruffle Jumpsuit in Black, £155, ASOS

tuxedo dress zara

The Tuxedo Dress.

Shawl Collar Dress, £59.99, Zara

open back midi dress stories

Office-party approps.

Open Back Midi Dress, £69, & Other Stories

Seriously Sexy

Mini Dress Crawford Reformation

90s inspired minimalism.

Crawford Dress, $98, Reformation

asos lace mini

Mayfair calling.

For Love and Lemons Vika Mini Dress, £280, ASOS

ASOS raver mini

Tie a shirt around your waist and get raving.

Asymmetric Bodycon Dress with High Neck, £22, ASOS

Zara cut out back dress

Simple enough from the front, saucy at the back.

Dress with low cut back, £39.99, Zara

Pure Glam

Stories Stardust Dress

Grown-up Glitter.

Stardust Dress, £145, & Other Stories

Strappy plunge dress Topshop


Strappy plunge maxi dress, £85, Topshop

esacala dress Reformation

Demure, with a cheeky slit.

Escala Dress, $278, Reformation

Selfportrait laser lace dres

Always a winner, their craftsmanship is always incredible.

Self Portrait, Cutwork Layered Dress, £280, ASOS

Flowy silk maxi dress

Swathe yourself in silk darling.

Flowy Silk Maxi Dress, £145, & Other Stories.

Jamila x

Kurt Geiger Ltd.


Fashion Journalist and Beauty Blogger from London

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