December dressing is usually all about the party dress; however, I have a feeling this festive season will be a little different. This is mainly down to two new brands—16 Arlington and Halpern—that are making "going-out tops" more exciting than ever with OTT sequins, bold colours and feathers. The fabrics we're opting for this season are all-over sequins, lamé, metallics and, of course, velvet. There's a serious nod to the '80s with huge shoulders, one-shoulder tops, lots of ruffles and some serious bling—especially when it comes to Alexandre Vautier. Camis are also a total fail-safe for Christmas parties, and I'm a strong believer in having plenty of them in my wardrobe at all times for when that last-minute invitation arrives. Team a metallic cami with jeans and embellished mules and you'll instantly have an effortless party look.
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Keep scrolling for the party tops I'm most into. Trust me when I say some of these are too good to wait around for.