Party accessories to transform any outfit
With party season fast approaching, now is the time to start curating your accessories wardrobe. Get it right and a stand out piece can transform almost any outfit. Slip on some beautifully embellished slides with your 9-5 tailoring for Friday night drinks, add a killer pair of disco boots to your favourite boyfriend jeans for a Saturday night on the town or swap your tote for a fluffy marabou clutch when you’re heading to the office party. But don’t just take our word for it, these party-ready accessories will sell themselves.Shop Party Shoes Shop Bags
1. No slings and arrows
Opting for a smaller heel means you can dance that little bit longer. This pair happens to come with a touch of festive glitz and glamour, making it the perfect party kitten heel. Plus, who could say no to pom poms?
Ted Baker, Mikali Sling Back Pompom Shoes, £120
2. Ruffle some feathers
Does anything feel more party-ready than a flourish of feathers? Pair this conversation starter with chic tailored trousers and a blazer for an on-the-money androgynous look.
Issa Marabou Feather Clutch, £45
3. Magic stars
Gold, strappy and adorned in glittering stars, you can’t get much more ‘Christmas party’ than these Dune sandals. But if you can’t go OTT at Christmas, when can you?
Dune, Magick Star Strappy Heeled Sandals, £90
4. Good as gold
The mock croc bag is perfectly in tune with the season's '70's vibe, and this chic metallic style will rack up some serious style points. Just the thing we were looking for.
Coccinelle, Arlettis Crocodile Print Small Cross Body Bag, £350
5. What a stud
Prepare to give the disco ball a run for its money with these glittery boots. Pair with denim or cigarette pants for a shot of after-work glitz, or slip on with a party dress when you’re going out out. This season, more is more.
Dune, Orrnate Studded High Heel Ankle Boots, £185
6. Think outside the box
Box bags are everywhere this season, quickly replacing the usual clutch come Saturday night. Nothing grounds an elegant outfit quite like a heavy accessory, especially one that comes with a little gold hardware and festive glitter.
Issa, Meghan Cigar Box Clutch, £45
7. Going flat out
Our summer love affair with the mule is set to continue long into winter thanks to beautifully embellished pairs like these. Pair yours with frothy chiffon dresses or smart tailoring for easy day-to-night drinks
Dune Cathlene Beaded Backless Point Toe Court Shoes, £99
8. You've got mail
Don't do sparkles? Opt for a subtle pop of colour instead. This slim-line red pouch will last you long after the festive season and will come into its own when paired with a simple black outfit.
Vivienne Westwood, Private Envelope Clutch, £130
9. Sky high heels
A party starter in their own right, these beauties offer a festive twist on the classic black strappy sandal thanks to their galaxy of glittering stars. Just add your favourite party dress or tailored co-ord for those big nights out.
KG, Ashton Sandals
10. Knot your average
Fancy adding a twist to your party bag repertoire? With bow detailing and a sophisticated gold chain strap, this adorable companion is ‘knot’ your average bag.
Ted Baker, Agentah Knot Bow Leather Cross Body Bag, £139
11. Off the chain
A classic style with an edge; these deco-style sandals come with an embellished chain trim and a deep V throat for a leg-lengthening appearance. Perfect for any occasion you’ll be taking your favourite little black dress to.
Carvela, Griffin Sandals, £139
12. Walk the wild side
Wild things, we think we love you. There’s great news if you’re a forever fan of leopard print because it’s staying firmly on the fashion menu for the foreseeable. Make a simple outfit roar a little more or go print clashing to please your most out-there self. .
Dune, Daelyn High Vamp Open Courts, £85
13. Evening attitude
All the evening attitude you need in bag form. If you’re looking to your Christmas wish list this year and need to drop a few hints to a loved one, we recommend ‘accidentally’ leaving your laptop on this screen.
Michael Kors, Whitney Large Shoulder Bag, £295
14. Purple rain
Sock boots are proving their staying power this season. They fit like a glove and the sleek shape wears well with virtually your entire wardrobe. Now we’ve sold you on the style, why not experiment with an unexpected fall colour with this eye popping purple pair?
Carvela, Spectacular Ankle Boots, £179