Personal style and party style can often feel disjointed. The odd sense of obligation to dress up and forego your aesthetic for a hip-hugging mini is confusing and hard to navigate, especially in a semi-professional setting. If you’ve ever felt this way, we suggest following us on our analysis of how fashion bosses like Eva Chen and Jenna Lyons achieve a soirée-friendly outfit without sacrificing their sartorial ethos. Scroll through our roundup of inspiring looks, and shop pieces inspired by these women after you’ve finished.
Queen of erotic-chic style, Roitfeld created a black-on-black look that feels fresh and interesting, thanks to her graphic tee and corset-style belt.
If you’re jetting off to a daytime soirée, follow Teisbaek’s lead and pair a silky slip dress with a white tee and slide sandals.
Channel your inner Hugh Hefner (or Emily Weiss) with a smoking jacket and loafers. Style the two with a pair of blue jeans to keep it youthful.
A curve-hugging maxi dress with simple shoes is always a standout option.
If you’re styling two statement party pieces together, like a printed coat and leather skirt, balance them with a pair of flats.
Show off a little skin with a slit dress; just make sure the hemline errs on the longer side.
Achieve the masculine-meets-feminine vibe by styling a dainty top with wrap-front trousers.
Jazz up a leather dress with a slim shirt layered underneath and a bold belt cinched around the waist.
A tailored suit is an easy, appealing work-to-party look.
Upgrade a maxi dress with a sleeveless knit styled underneath.
Would you wear any of these outfits to a party? Tell us which ones in the comments.