18 Party Outfits That Genuinely Make Me Want to Be a Celebrity

I'm not the envious type, but a recent slew of jaw-droppingly good party outfits have been coming in from celebrities lately, and it's safe to say I'd really like to own them all. Of course, it's party season all year round in the A-list world, but thanks to the particularly sumptuous trends connected to autumn/winter 2017, there seems to be a big excuse to really get the festivities started in the fashion department.

There's been no shortage of sequins (see Gigi Hadid in canary-yellow ones, no less) or scrimping on velvet (Jourdan Dunn pips everyone to the post in vintage Jean Paul Gaultier). We've seen more ruffles and metallic shoes in the last few weeks than we have in the past few years. Tulle has become as omnipresent as, well, oxygen. If you don't have a ballerina skirts and/or want to channel Carrie Bradshaw at the drop of a hat, this year isn't your year. Added to that, chainmail is back on the menu, as is anything diamanté: If you were thinking of dressing down over the Christmas party period, the gallery of starry looks below may be enough to turn you into the most attention-seeking of showgirls.

Click through to see my favourite 18 celebrity party looks of 2017, and—should you be feeling spendy—check out who is responsible for each of these beautiful ensembles.

Best celebrity party outfits: Jourdan Dunn in black velvet Jean Paul Gaultier

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Best celebrity party outfits:  Kate Moss wearing an Emilio de la Morena dress; Christian Louboutin shoes.

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Best celebrity party outfits: Rihanna wearing Marianna Senchina dress; Olgana shoes.

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On Rihanna: Marianna Senchina dress; Olgana shoes

Best celebrity party outfits: Giovanna Engelbert wearing a Saint Laurent dress.

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Best celebrity party outfits: Gigi Hadid wearing Prabal Gurung dress; Prada bag; Christian Louboutin shoes.

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On Gigi Hadid: Prabal Gurung dress; Prada bag; Christian Louboutin shoes

Best celebrity party outfits: Sarah Jessica Parker wearing Oscar de la Renta dress; SJP Collection shoes.

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Best celebrity party outfits: Betty Bachz carrying a Les Petits Joueurs bag

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Best celebrity party outfits: Neelam Gill wearing a Dior jumpsuit, hat and bag.

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Best celebrity party outfits: Olivia Palermo wearing a Rebecca Minkoff jacket, blouse and bag; Paige trousers; Gianvito Rossi shoes.

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On Olivia Palermo: Rebecca Minkoff jacket, blouse and bag; Paige trousers; Gianvito Rossi shoes

Best celebrity party outfits:  Rosie Huntington-Whiteley wearing Attico top and skirt; Victoria Beckham bag; Jimmy Choo shoes.

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On Rosie Huntington-Whiteley: Attico top and skirt; Victoria Beckham bag; Jimmy Choo shoes

Best celebrity party outfits: Elsa Hosk in an LPA gown.

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On Elsa Hosk: LPA gown

Best celebrity party outfits: Kate Bosworth in a Coach 1941 suit and top.

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On Kate Bosworth: Coach 1941 suit and top

Best celebrity party outfits: Adwoa Aboah wearing Molly Goddard dress; Gucci boots.

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On Adwoa Aboah: Molly Goddard dress; Gucci boots

Best celebrity party outfits: Herieth Paul wearing a 16 Arlington dress.

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Best celebrity party outfits: Olivia Culpo wearing a Monique Lhuillier dress.

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Best celebrity party outfits: Alexa Chung wearing ALEXACHUNG dress; Nicholas Kirkwood shoes; Tiffany jewellery.

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Best celebrity party outfits: Juno Temple wearing Gucci dress, bag and shoes.

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On Phoebe Collings James: Dior top, skirt and bag

Next up: the best Christmas party dresses you can buy now.