Silky satins, sparkling sequins and sheer delights—party dressing is my favourite type of dressing. It's a chance to depart from our everyday uniforms and dip our toes into bolder styles and embellishments for the festive season. Unfortunately though, it comes at the busiest time of year. Our to-do lists are lengthening with tasks like digging out Christmas decorations and picking (and wrapping) gifts, alongside our regular routines. But party dressing shouldn't feel like another chore. After all, it's all about fun. So, to take one thing off your plate, I've pulled together a chic edit of party pieces courtesy of Free People. Better still, the site is running a 24-hour sale from midnight tonight (Friday, 10 November), so you can snap up your celebratory looks for less right now. Ready to find out more? Keep scrolling.
Free People always rises to the occasion; from cosy loungewear to gorgeous summer dresses and trending items in between, the brand hits the mark every time. Varied aesthetics are always considered in its offer, and true to form, the partywear collection has something for everyone. Be it a relaxed dinner party, a night out, or a full-blown festive bash, figuring out your party looks just got that much easier. And for 24 hours, you can save on those perfect pieces. Free People is offering 20% off when you spend over £200 and 25% off over £400, so you can get more bang for your buck—or more party for your pounds—right now.
Narrowing down my picks from the party collection was a tough task, as there are so many strong options. Free People knows all about great dresses, and whether you're after a sleek, minimalist piece or something decidedly bolder (there are minidresses with sequins and bold sleeves galore, ensuring you make an entrance to any party), you're sure to find your match below. For those looking to elevate jeans or miniskirts from day to night, look to the striking embellished and lace tops that will serve to step up your looks all year round. And if it's the finishing touches you're after, you can complete your party looks with sky-high platforms in shimmering metallics, or opt for playful flats for all-night dancing.
Read on to shop and save on my picks during the Free People partywear flash sale.
EXPLORE FREE PEOPLE'S PARTY SHOP:
Add just the right amount of sparkle and skin to your jeans, trousers or skirts with this intricate sequin and lace top.
Looking to show a little more skin? Here's the chicest way to do it.
Take on two key trends of the season: kitten heels and silver.
Yes, you can wear flats to a party. Especially when they're this fun.
The ruffle edge adds a delicate feel to this dress, and just look at that green!
Add some sparkle to every step with these bejewelled platform heels.
Florrie embarked on her fashion journey while studying French and History at university. Her career began with an initial role at Harper's Bazaar, followed by a stint with the fashion team at Conde Nast Traveller.
There, she contributed to international photoshoots, styled pages and covers, and produced engaging digital content. During a freelance period, Florrie honed her skills in editorial work in various digital and print publications like Vogue Italy, Stylist, and Departures magazine, as well as styling e-commerce photoshoots and personal shopping.
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