Trend of the week: Get your party frock on!

It's party season! Time to put your best frock forward, says Annmarie O'Connor. And here's how.


Now that the halls have been decked and mantelpiece clad, it’s time for some self-adornment. From floor-sweeping hems to sexy sequins and flapper fringe, we’ve got the dresses that’ll have you making an unforgettable entrance – whatever the party. No sitting in the corner like a forlorn Poinsettia (that’s a Christmas wallflower), there’s some dancing to be done!

Trend of the week: Get your party frock on!

Style Hacks

Shift dress

Accentuates legs. Best for: apple or straight shapes.

Maxi dress

Accentuates height. Best for: taller straight shapes.

Wrap dress

Accentuates bustline and balances bigger shoulders. Best for apple or hourglass shapes.

Fit and flare dress

Accentuates waistline and balances bigger hips. Best for: hourglass and pear shapes.

Fishtail strapless dress

Accentuates curves and décolletage. Best for: hourglass and pear shapes.

Plunge dress

Accentuates bustline, shoulders and arms. Best for: athletic or straight shapes.


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