Anyone else planning their outfits for the celebrations?
Who knew that all it takes to drag us off the sofa and have us raring for a night out is a global pandemic? Along with everyone else in the world, I too am cursing my past introverted self for cancelling plans and leaving clubs early - how was I to know that that kebab would be my last?
While it's still unclear how long we will be living under these new measures of self-isolating and social distancing, that doesn't mean we can't have some fun in planning the celebrations for when they do come to an end. I for one will be wearing every ostentatious piece in my wardrobe at the same time, even if it's only to have a few pints in the local and then home. No outfit is too extravagant, too OTT - you only get to celebrate the end of a pandemic once (hopefully, anyway).
In my considerable amount of newfound free time, I have been perusing online to find the missing pieces to my party-ready wardrobe, and I'm pleased to report that there are lots of options. Here are 12 of my favourites.
ASOS EDITION split back top in animal sequin, €103.69 from ASOS
Rixo Bettina sequined chiffon blouse, €305 from Net-a-Porter
Sequined midi dress, €119.99 from Mango
High-collared sequined top, now €18 from H&M
ASOS DESIGN pearl velvet embellished mini dress, €131.34 from ASOS
De La Vali Ginger sequined tulle mini dress, €563.75 from Net-a-Porter
Short sequin dress, €119.99 from Mango
IDOL Copper Sequin Wide Leg Trousers, €80 from Topshop
Sister Jane oversized blouse with embellished collar and puff sleeves in organza, €89.86 from ASOS
Paco Rabanne Embellished metallic mini dress, now €495 from Net-a-Porter
Beaded crop top, €29.95 from Zara
Short sequined dress, €119 from H&M
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