Dressing for the Festive Season

December 10, 2018 By Southpoint Tuggeranong

The weeks in the lead up to Christmas can be a busy time for all.

With work Christmas functions, family events and loads of catch up's with friends before the New Year arrives; it's time to find yourself the perfect outfit for every festive occasion.

Here's a run down of ideas on what you can wear this festive season.

The Office Christmas Party

There are generally two types of office Christmas party: a Christmas party during work hours, and one outside of work hours.

If your office Christmas party is during work hours, then you'll need to keep your outfit office appropriate. However, don't be afraid to dress it up just a little with a colourful summer dress and blazer combination.

Just ensure that you don't get too silly, and still stick to the office dress code.

Image sourced from Noni B.

If your office Christmas party is outside of work hours, this gives you the opportunity to be a little more creative with what you wear.

Keep the cleavage to a minimum, and remember that a higher neckline can always be flattering, especially when paired with a statement necklace! Let your hair down, and have some fun, however also consider that what you wear, still needs to be appropriate at a work related function.

Image sourced from Rockmans.

Friday Night Christmas Cocktails

Friday night Christmas cocktails is the perfect opportunity to bring out that favourite summer dress of yours.

Frills, statement necklines and tie front detailing is IN right now, so if you're wanting to be on trend, look for styles like these.

Image sourced from Ally Fashion.

Alternatively you could also opt for an off the shoulder shirt, paired with a statement skirt. When wearing an off the shoulder style, style it with a statement pair of earrings too!

Image sourced from Suzanne Grae.

BBQ with Friends

BBQ's are common practice at this time of year, especially as many use them as an opportunity to catch up with family and friends and reflect on the past year.

A BBQ is a great opportunity to wear something super fun and casual.

Image sourced from Cotton On.

Think of skirt and shirt combo's, or even a jumpsuit.

Jazz up your look with a statement necklace, bag and a hat if you're going to be in the sun for the day too!

Image sourced from Ally Fashion.

Christmas Day Spent at Home

If you're going to be spending your Christmas Day at home with your family and friends, then you'll want to be as relaxed as possible.

And, what's better than a comfortable maxi skirt and tee combo?

By wearing a printed maxi skirt, and comfortable tee, not only will you feel relaxed, but you'll also still be wearing something appropriate for Christmas lunch too!

Image sourced from Rivers.

Alternatively, if you find that you're more comfortable in shorts, then opt for a white denim pair, with a printed top and pair of slides too!

Image sourced from Autograph Fashion.

Christmas Day Spent Out and About

Whether you're heading to a restaurant, or to a Christmas Day function, you'll want to opt for something nice and free flowing, especially if it's going to be a warm day!

Image sourced from Suzanne Grae.

Dresses in either solid colours or in pastel and festive prints can be perfect for this occasion.

This season, why not opt for an off the shoulder number, or something with frill detailing?

Also, if you know it's going to be a big day out, then style your look with a pair of cork wedges or statement sandals.

Image sourced from Rockmans Fashion.

The Christmas and festive period is one time of year where you can really be adventurous and creative with what you wear.

Have some fun, it is Christmas after all!

All these looks and many more can be found at South.Point.

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