‘Tis the season for festive trends

The most wonderful time of the year has arrived. The festive season is filled with social gatherings, parties and events… oh what fun!

However, these events require a lot of planning, particularly when it comes to your outfit and sometimes… the struggle is real.

When we think Christmas, we associate it with sparkles, bold prints and glitter. All of which are lovely, however, these trends can be difficult to keep on top of.


Trends come and go. It’s hard to avoid getting sucked in every festive season. With Christmas being, arguably, the most expensive time of year, it is recommended that you invest in some festive staples, that come out year on year.

Festive staples

In recent years, we have become more conscious of our consumption habits, through an awareness of sustainability.
This is a positive consideration and equally, a cost-effective practice.
This change has led to the rise of the staple wardrobe.
If styled correctly, a staple piece can be a timeless success, that can be dressed up or down, adapted to the weather and coordinated with whatever is on trend that season.

A colourful suit

A colourful suit is the perfect investment for the festive season. Something that can be adapted to almost any occasion, the suit can be dressed up or down!
A suit on a night out is a complete statement piece and, most importantly, it will keep you warm!
Win, win!
With a colourful suit as your base, you can add an alternating colour through the top you wear underneath, the bag and even the shoes.

Little black dress

The little black dress is a famous staple piece in almost every wardrobe. An outfit that can be worn hundreds of times, the ‘LBD’ can be styled for day, night and any occasion in-between.
A common occurrence in December is post-work plans, meaning you head to work in your outfit for the evening.
This is the perfect opportunity to wear your little black dress,
Dressing for work, a black dress can be paired with a long-line coat, scarf, tights and boots. This is comfortable, yet shows effort and elegance.
When the evening arrives, you can easily jazz this outfit up.
Replacing the coat and scarf with a leather jacket and swapping out the tights and boots with a pair of heels, you’re almost ready! Pick up a bag and jewellery – you’re good to go!


A blazer

The blazer is a must-have in your staple wardrobe. Whether you have a formal event, party or night on the town, the blazer will come out in style.
Paired with jeans, heels and a statement bag, a blazer will help you to step out on the town, feeling comfortable, elegant and warm!
To maximise the benefits of the blazer, it is recommended that you invest in both a basic and bold colour option.
Having a versatile shade, such as brown, black or beige will allow you to pair your blazer with almost anything. This can be adapted for both casual and formal occasions, all year round.
On the other hand, having a blazer in a bold shade is a must!
For those festive occasions that require a statement outfit, the bold blazer will provide exactly that. Bright colours such as red, green or pink will bring your Christmas outfits to the next level.

Be conscious at Christmas

Christmas is a very expensive time of year.
We are used to hitting the shops to panic buy an outfit for the next night out.
Trends come and go, but with these timeless statement pieces, you can keep up this Christmas, without breaking the bank!


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