Though the holiday season has come to a close, for us, party time lasts all year round. Whether you’re pulling an all-nighter of  NYFW madness or just cozying up for a pre-Valentine’s date night, any reason is all the reason you need to do the most. Throw on the disco ball dress, pile on the diamonds and add an oil-slick glossy lid. Guaranteed to make a magpie out of even the most modest.

Whoever said cutouts were reserved exclusively for clubwear has clearly never met this Prabal Gurung dress. Strategically placed slashes give a not-so-subtle hint at the waistline, while the striped, swiss-dot poplin balances out the overt sensuality. The trick is to avoid any body-hugging silhouettes and opt instead for oversized shapes. Throw on some studs for good measure and your look is complete.

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TRE

Cutout Lace-up Crepe Midi Dress - Neutral

$1,680



MONSE

Cutout Striped Prince Of Wales Checked Woven Midi Dress - Black

$1,350



PROENZA SCHOULER

Cutout Ruffled Cady Gown - Black

$2,950


 

New years in New York might have left some with post-traumatic-sequin disorder, but its sparkling sister – the paillette – somehow feels fresh and grown up. This Valentino number is a KiraKira+ dream with contrasting panels of dense midnight velvet for extra drama. Wear à la Briggs, posed pinup style on a brasserie bar.

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ATTICO

Long Sequin Dress

$2,575



MSGM

sequin one shoulder dress - Grey

805$ $403



SALLY LAPOINTE

Belted Sequin Dress

$1,950


 

Want the shine without the sparkle? Opt for a bright lemony yellow mock-neck sheath, in crinkled velvet, of course. The look screams simple elegance with a fashion edge. And yellow is a surprisingly entry-level primary color to add some color to drab winter nights.

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DION LEE

velvet pleat dress - Green

1,575$ $945



ROCHAS

Velvet Midi Dress

$1,480



GALVAN

Lace-Trimmed Velvet Slip Dress

2,495$ $848


 

 

If all else fails, just add fries.

 

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