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ZALORA X RIVER ISLAND Dresses Edit

With the holiday season now in full swing and back-to-back events lined up for the next few weeks, it’s time to step up your game and attack the parties with full style force! To save you from the daunting and somewhat stressful task of finding the perfect look, we’ve put together some outfits which will ensure you’re covered for any last minute events!

Cocktails With The Girls
Ok, so this is probably your fourth or fifth girls’ drinks (any excuse for a girly gossip right!?). We say opt for a simple yet stylish jumpsuit; black is instantly slimming so it will be a little more lenient on those who’ve had one too many mince pies. Keep your footwear slinky and minimal to help elongate your legs and finish with an eye-catching clutch that will keep you looking festive!

Night Out
Tonight is the night for the eye-catching, gob-smacking, WOW WOW statement piece you’ve been waiting to wear all holiday. A coral mini is not only the perfect party attire, but it’s one of the key colours for next season which means you’ll be ahead of the 2016 trends before the year’s even started! Finish with a loud and proud oversized clutch to compensate for your mini dress!

Dinner With The Parents-In-Law
Whether or not it’s your first meeting, it’s a clever idea to stick to something reasonably formal and not overtly attention-seeking. A long sleeved mini is the perfect combination of keeping your man’s eyes on you and his parents’ judging eyes off you! Finish with a wedge heel and compact clutch for the ultimate go-get-em’ outfit.

Last Minute Shopping
If you’re like us, then you’ve probably been prepping and window-shopping for the past few months but haven’t actually gotten round to buying anything. If you’re doing a last minute dash around the shops, think comfort and ease. A simple shirt dress will keep you fluster-free and the pockets are great for storing all your to-do lists. Throw on a small wedge heel and you’ll feel just like Carrie Bradshaw.

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