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From gorgeous daywear to full-on party glamour, our guide to festive fashion means you’ll have every Christmas occasion covered.
A very special party requires an attention-grabbing frock - though we recommend flats, not heels, if you’re going full-length.
Maxi dress, £120, www.warehouse.co.uk
Don’t save sparkle for the evening, perk up a classic white shirt and jeans with a sprinkling of sequins.
Shirt, £99, jacket £149 and stretch jeans, £95, all www.isabellaoliver
Behold! Footwear brand Rockport has had a fabulous makeover. The latest collection features Adiprene by Adidas cushioning, making these boots perfect for that last-minute Christmas shopping trip.
Boots, £150, by Rockport from www.johnlewis.com
For easy glamour and perennial style, pull-on a classic LBD (style tip: this season it’s got to be lace) and decorate with eye-catching accessories.
Dress, £99.50 and faux fur scarf, £59.50 both www.bananarepublic.gap.eu
From carol services to Christmas Day drinks, this sumptuous wool coat will take you everywhere in style.
Wool robe coat, £350, Gant 0800 319 6677
For a date with mates, dress down a slinky maxi skirt with laid-back layers.
Biker jacket, £379, denim jacket, £95 and maxi skirt, £95, all www.isabellaoliver/baukjen/uk
Opt for a striking colour that stands out in a sea of silver, and team with black pants or a pencil skirt and heels.
Top, £65 and trousers, £45, both www.asos.com
If you’re spending Christmas in a drafty country cottage, or just paying a lunchtime trip to the pub, a luxurious cashmere sweater is the way to go.
Cashmere pullover, £379 and hat £35, both www.toast.co.uk
Cocktail party dress code doesn’t always mean a frock – try a super-chic tuxedo jacket and classic wide leg trousers instead.
Jacket, £220, shirt £180, and trousers, £160, all www.jaeger.co.uk
Whether it’s Christmas drinks at the neighbour’s or that desk to dinner dash, this smart scarlet dress feels both festive and fabulous.
Dress, £95, www.toast.co.uk
Wrap up warm for the obligatory Boxing Day walk in Boden’s Toasty Heath jacket.
Jacket, £129 and scarf, £39, both www.boden.co.uk
And don’t forget a gorgeous sparkly knit hat. Perfect for winter walks and going to and fro on a cold winter’s night. We like.
Cashmere/sequin beanie hat, £115, by Madeleine Thompson at www.my-wardrobe.com