Words by Emma Connell
December 26th, 2016
New years, you either love it or hate it but either way its an occasion which cannot be avoided, after all we are saying goodbye to another year and welcoming a new one with opening arms. There is always a certain amount of sartorial pressure around reeling in the new year though, whether you are going to your local with the gang or venturing into town to a slightly more glamorous function, finding the perfect ensemble always proves to be a harder task than usual, which after Christmas is understandable. Enthusiasm levels are plummeting, you are nursing numerous hangovers and all your new outfits have been worn to death. However not all is lost, we here at maven46 headquarters are here to make December 31st a little less stressful. We have put together the best inspiration from the catwalk creators who do it best, from printed pleats to silhouettes from the past, you will be ready to drop that ball come midnight.
Keep scrolling to find the perfect outfit to ring in 2017.
Update your old LBD with a textured frilly version instead. Combine with coloured accessories to add a playful touch to this sophisticated look.
Travel back in time to one shouldered mini dresses, metallic hues and waist clinching belts. Pair with sheer nylons to prevent pneumonia.
Play around with the elegance of a pleated skirt. Add a lace or long sleeve body to balance out the look. Extra points for sporting a beret.
For those who don’t want to brave the cold, take comfort in a wide legged velvet pant. Pair a platform heel to give you that extra 70’s feel.
Make a statement by emulating gothic femininity from Rodarte aw16. Combine with a metallic brocade turban and ornate gold earrings to make for an edgier look.
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