The party edit

Party season is kicking off and, although I'm not much of a party animal at all, this year I have quite a few festive plans and need to think about a suitable wardrobe a little more than usual. So here are some of my "party picks" - a random selection of festive items I could see myself sporting on different festive occasions..

//1.  DRESSES: Lanvin red ruffled satin-twill dress, Esteban Cortazar leather-trimmed stretch dress, Stella McCartney lace-paneled dress, Burberry Prorsum red sleeveless dress, Topshop Unique sequin open back dress, River Island red velvet dress, Topshop velvet lace slip dress   //2.  SKIRTS: Topshop red check tube skirt, Stella McCartney navy fluted wool-blend skirt, Topshop lurex pencil skirt, Topshop velvet sequin pencil skirt, Chloé embroidered tulle and mesh skirt, Stella McCartney fluted wool-blend jacquard skirt, Altuzarra stretch-crepe and chiffon skirt   //3.  TOPS: Michael van der Ham jacquard top, MICHAEL Michael Kors georgette pussy-bow blouse, Rochas floral brocade top, Helmut Lang sleeveless top, By Malene Birger striped sequined top, Vionnet silk-chiffon and jersey-crepe top, River Island dark green raglan sleeve t-shirt, DAY Birger et Mikkelsen lightweight crepe wrap-effect blouse, Topshop burgundy knot front tee   //4.  TROUSERS: Topshop check velvet trousers, Boutique by Jaeger slim leg trousers in polka dot and matching Boutique by Jaeger blazer, 7 for all mankind burgundy velvet skinny pants, Topshop modern tailoring shimmer trousers, Theyskens' Theory black pleated trousers, J.Crew blue silk-jacquard trousers, River Island black wet look quilted trousers, 3x1 coated trousers   //5.  BAGS: Topshop plastic clutch bag, ASOS leather and check grab clutch, Clare Vivier gold clutch with black stripe, Cheap Monday navy glitter clutch bag, Topshop purple fur box bag, Topshop embellished clutch bag, Saint Laurent 'Cassandre' red leather clutch, ASOS clutch bag in sequin, Sophie Hulme textured-leather and brass box clutch, 3.1 Phillip Lim '31 Minute' textured-leather clutch, Saint Laurent 'Lulu' alpaca and leather shoulder bag, Stella McCartney crystal-embellished shoulder bag   //6. SHOES: ASOS pointy heels with ankle strap, Jimmy Choo 'Anouk' glitter pumps, Won Hundred gold slippers, Topshop navy croc heels, Aquazzura suede black pumps, Gianvito Rossi gold perspex-paneled pumps, Bobbies silver leather driving shoes, Nicholas Kirkwood striped pumps, Gianvito Rossi lace and suede black pumps, Ted Baker green pumps, Dolce & Gabbana red 'Bellucci' lace pumps   //7. JEWELLERY: Topshop twisted silver statement necklace, Sophie Bille Brahe 'Elipse' earring, Alexander McQueen gold-plated chain bracelet, Topshop chain necklace, Topshop rope knot studs, Stella McCartney matchstick gold-tone necklace, Hervé Van der Straeten gold-plated teardrop clip earrings, Aurélie Bidermann 'Copacobana' gold-plated and cotton cuff, Saint Laurent 'Cassandre' gold-plated cuff, Oscar de la Renta clip earrings, Saint Laurent 'Antiope' polished gold-tone cuff, Topshop plaited mixed chain necklace, Stella McCartney matchstick ring