12 Slay-worthy party looks that don’t involve a dress

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When we say party, you think dress. Okay, maybe bubbly, too. Well, this festive season we’re backing party looks that limit you to dress wearing. If you’ve been staring blankly at your well-loved LBD, year after year, or want to switch things up for your string of soirees this festive season, we’ve got your back. Think jumpsuits, co-ords and suit sets that still give off those *fire vibes* your favourite party dresses do but with a modern edge.

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Scroll down for show-stopper looks that you can shimmy your way into the party season with — no doubt you’ll slay.

 

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Skip the ubiquitous party dress entirely and shop from our edit of trendy, chic, glam, OTT, fun, glitzy and sexy party looks. Cue the glitter confetti, cocktails and and killer heels.

Shop 12 slay-worthy party looks that don’t involve a dress:

1

Mesh skirt

R209,98Mr Price

This mesh skirt with metallic detail sees a whimsical take on party attire. Pair it with a bandeau top and cute hair accessories.

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2

Culotte jumpsuit

R729AX Paris - Zando

The strong angles and wide stripes give this party look a cool geometric feel. It’s reminiscent of the ’80s which gives you a reason to sing Girls Just Wanna Have Fun at the top of your voice.

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3

Sparkly Playsuit

R599,50Zara

All that glitters isn’t gold, but in this short and sparkly playsuit, you’re a golden girl.

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4

Sequin blazer

R1901,97ASOS

What is more fab than a relaxed-fit suit? A relaxed-fit suit covered in green sequins.

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5

Metallic twin set

R336Zaful

All you want in a dress but in co-ord form. You can mix ‘n match both pieces to get more bang for your buck with this look.

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6

Flare leg jumpsuit

R699Misguided - Superbalist

This is a show-stopper look in neon green with asymmetrical strap detail and flared legs.

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7

Velour jumpsuit

R599Foschini

A jumpsuit version of your LBD, in velour with a flattering tie around the waist.

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8

Jacquard blazer

R1898,48ASOS

What’s a party without some brocade. This light pink blazer, that comes in a two-piece, is so glam and chic. Plus you can style it with heels or your fave sneakers for a more effortless look.

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9

Sequin jumpsuit

R1599Zara

This jumpsuit is the ultimate fierce-femme party look with pink sequins and dramatic organza sleeves.

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10

Animal-print playsuit

R624Blvd Boutique

This short playsuit with frill detail and cutouts at the elbow make for a sexy but playful party look.

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11

Black corset playsuit

R249.99The Fix

Serve all the drama in this semi-sheer, black corset playsuit.

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12

Satin jumpsuit

R1599Forever New

The fitted bodice and wide flare leg create a super flattering silhouette and the silky fabric adds an element of luxe.

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