Where did 2019 go? We can hardly believe that it’s almost Christmas again, but the party invitations are rolling in, and it’s time to start thinking about what to wear to all those seasonal celebrations between now and Christmas Day.
If you’re looking for inspiration on what to wear to your office lunch or dinner, after-work drinks, Christmas cocktail parties or beach soirees, we’ve got 15 fantastic on-trend ideas for outfits you can hire for your holiday events.
From work mode to party mode Christmas party
If your function is during office hours or starts right after work, you can be instantly party-ready in a versatile outfit that is perfect for either setting.
Hot pink power suit
Effortlessly stylish, this vivid pink classic suit will have you looking like the consummate professional in the office, and will make a bright splash at any function. The stylish, tailored blazer is single-breasted, and the slim-legged pants finish just above the ankle — style with some nude heels and an accent necklace.
Short-sleeved pastel heart midi
A cute, summery dress that will look great at your Christmas lunch party but is still demure enough to wear in any workplace, with a midi-length skirt and short sleeves. A small tie accentuates the fitted waist. Dress it up with a metallic heel and some matching bangles.
Yellow ruffle dress
Embrace this year’s trend for ruffles with this sunshine-yellow midi dress that works as well in an office setting as it does at a party. Add a formal touch and complement the delicate pattern with a dark belt and strappy sandals.
Pastel pink lace midi
Sweet and romantic, make a statement in this gorgeous Thurley lace number! Keep styling to a minimal with a nude heel and gold stud earrings.
There’s no snow here! If your Christmas function is in an outdoor setting, you’ll want to look fabulous in something comfortable, cool and chic.
Light, fitted midi
Celebrate the sun and look summer-fresh in yellow lace. This pretty midi has a bodycon silhouette with a straight neckline and cord straps. If you’re going to be partying on the grass, opt for some wedge-heeled espadrilles so you don’t sink into the ground!
Two-piece summer outfit
This top and skirt set is the epitome of summer cool for a beach or poolside Christmas function. The skirt has a beautifully feminine fit and flare silhouette, while the pockets and top have a bohemian, tasselled edging. Complete the look with bronzed makeup and a wide-brimmed floppy hat.
Get into the Christmas spirit
There’s no better way to summon that festive feeling than embracing the colours of the season. Here are our favourite red, green and white pieces that will look the part at any Christmas function.
Fitted floral midi
Seasonal red and white florals to bring you a Christmas party midi dress that transitions from day to night with ease. Pair it with some gold heels and gold hoop earrings for an extra touch of glamour.
Light and lacy dress
This pretty lace dress looks like it’s been made from Christmas snowflakes. The flattering fit-and-flare silhouette is super feminine, and with cool, thin straps, it’s ideal for a sunny summer’s day party. Add pink heels and lippy, and you’re ready to go!
Fit and flare bottle green midi dress
In the classic fit and flare silhouette, feel elegant wearing this stunning satin fabric for a cocktail night out with your coworkers.
Puff sleeve floral midi
A subtle blouson sleeve detail and gorgeous red floral prints will get you excited for the festive season in no time! Falling at midi length, rent this stand-out Talulah number for the Christmas occasion.
Add some shimmer and sparkle
It’s the time of year to shine and glitter. These dresses are perfect for when your Christmas function calls for something extra-glam!
Shimmering scoop-neck mini
This little black dress has a tinsel-esque twist! A sexy mini with textured sparkly fabric and shoestring straps, it can be dressed down with a funky pair of white sneakers or glammed up with some glittery heels.
Long-sleeved mint floral wrap
Shine in silky floral. With a keyhole neckline, blouson sleeves and a wrap-style mini skirt, this sexy dress is ultra-feminine. Perfect for a pre-Christmas night on the town. Pair with some strappy heels and drop earrings with emerald-green crystals.
Metallic midi dress
Add a splash of gold to a classic shape with this gorgeous wrap midi dress by Rebecca Vallance! The perfect amount of glam for a work Christmas party.
Jacquard top and pant set
Switch up the look with a quirky vest and pants set! In a tailored fit silhouette, you’ll be able to rock this style for a cocktail night.
If you’re ready to choose your Christmas party outfit, check out the full range of designer pieces available to hire on our party page.
For more party style outfit inspiration, check out our blog on what to wear to a party here!