Places to be? When it comes to getting into the flow of occasion season, you’ll need a series of show-stopping looks to match. Whether your calendar is brimming with cocktail parties and you need an outfit just as high profile, or you’re looking to elevate your brunch style with a sophisticated spin, we’re here to make sure you create your best impression. Rise to the occasion with these key looks…
FOR THE COCKTAIL PARTY
The perfect excuse to get dressed up, dial it up for a cocktail party with a sleek and sophisticated dress. Whether you stick to classic colours or bold hues, tick off this season’s trends with feminine finishes from frills to lace details, or for a sleek alternative, look to the jumpsuit.
Bring the party with statement accessories; think sleek clutch bags adorned with embellishment as well as bold jewellery, from bejewelled earrings to look-at-me necklaces that will instantly add a dose of high-octane glamour into your cocktail party attire. And don’t forget the heels.
FOR THE GARDEN PARTY
With garden party season in full bloom, opt for free-flowing yet sophisticated silhouettes to master outdoor occasions. Channel effortless elegance with a maxi dress, adorned with botanical prints that match your surroundings. Don’t forget layers; a sleek jacket is a must for unpredictable weather.
A cute cross-body bag will leave hands free for greeting guests while being roomy enough to stylishly stash your essentials. Opt for a pair of fashionable flats to avoid the faux pas of heels sinking into the grass, or for those who want a little height, try a pair of wedges.
FOR THE SPRING SOIREE
Nail the dress code for spring soirees with a fail-safe dress. Stick to timeless styles; invest in an eternally stylish structured midi dress or look to co-ordinating separates as an alternative to ensure you’re the best-dressed guest. Spring is the perfect time to experiment with a pop of colour.
RSVP in style with the accessories to match the occasion. A classic leather clutch never dates and will hold your essentials in style for a range of events, from wedding receptions to celebratory drinks parties. Keep it classic with delicate jewellery and slick court shoes in wear-forever colours.
FOR THE EASTER BRUNCH
Spring’s the perfect time to breathe life into your brunch outfits. To strike the smart-casual balance, dress up a pair of skinnies and T-shirt with a tailored pastel jacket and heels, a nod to the candy colour trend. Alternatively, take a dress down a notch by throwing on a denim jacket.
The relaxed dress code of brunch means you can experiment more with your accessories. Why not try a statement tote or a fresh pair of trainers in new season colours? With warmer weather on its way, you’ll need a sophisticated pair of shades to style out al fresco dining; the bolder, the better.