Men’s Smart Partywear for the Festive Season

Men’s festive outfit ideas largely depend on whether the dress code is strict or relaxed.. 

For a black tie event the dress code is strict – a tuxedo, white dress shirt and bow tie.

But for events with a more relaxed dress code, this is the time for you to express your dapper individuality. The blazer is a fabulous sartorial piece perfect for festive events, looking good with either trousers or a pair of jeans. We’ve gathered a few blazer choices that say fun sartorial partywear. 

Prices correct at time of writing.

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The Jacquard Blazer

Shine at the party in a jacquard blazer – the rich pattern and sheen will say luxury and elegance. Dress up with a shirt or create a smart casual look with either a fine knit or plain t-shirt.

Joe Brown’s Touch of Luxe Blazer features a slick jacquard design with a snake-print lining. In classic navy with a metallic silver floral pattern.  £120.

Touch Of Luxe Blazer | Mens Coats & Jackets | Joe Browns

Brighten up the evening in Karen Gold’s showstopping Jacquard blazer featuring a contemporary pattern in black, gold and copper.  £150.

Gold Illuminated Jacquard Blazer | Karen Gold

Stand out from the party crowd in this crimson red jacquard blazer with intricate gold brocade paisley pattern. From The Luxe Clothing on Etsy the blazer is trimmed with a dark red velvet shawl collar, velvet trim pockets and velvet buttons £159.99.

Also available in black with silver grey foliage pattern.

Mens Gold Brocade Paisley Print on Crimson Red Jacquard Jacket via Etsy UK

From his Gold Collection range is Gresham Blake’s black and green floral jacquard jacket. Finishing opulent touches are the  gold satin lining and contrasting blue pattern under the collar. £495.

Black & Green Floral Jacquard Jacket GOLD COLLECTION (

The Velvet Blazer

Soft to the touch, the smooth velvet blazer comes in a variety of colours to bring out your festive fun side whilst staying suave and sophisticated. 

Joe Browns Seriously Stylish Blazer is available in a bright bold pink shade and features velvet-covered buttons and a vibrant lining. £99.

Seriously Stylish Blazer | Mens Coats & Jackets | Joe Browns

Become intoxicated with this festive Wine Velvet Tuxedo Blazer from TruClothing on Etsy.

Features satin peak lapels, single button opening, two side flap pockets and a left chest pocket. £109.99.

Material: 100% Polyester.

Men’s Wine Velvet Tuxedo Blazer Satin Peak Lapels Dinner via Etsy UK

Gresham Blake goes for a baby blue cotton velvet jacket with large patch pockets and wide peaked lapels. £395.

Blue Velvet Jacket GOLD COLLECTION (

Not an actual blazer but still sartorially dapper when worn with smart trousers is the Soot & Ty velvet bomber jacket.

In super soft emerald green velvet, this limited edition  jacket is reversible with a quilted Geisha print. £229.

Also available in black and burgundy.

Reversible Velvet Emerald Bomber Jacket for Men & Women – Soot and Ty

The Suit

Leave your serious work suit at home and show you mean business in enjoying the festivities with the following smart casual suits.

Who says rhinestones are just for cowboys? City slickers make them look stylish with Boohoo’s embellished skinny fit suit.

Single breasted blazer with rhinestones along the lapels and concealed zips at the cuffs – leave open or closed. £65.

Matching skinny fit trousers with an embellished stripe down the side and zips at the ankles for aesthetics and practicality, £40.

Here shown in a party plum shade but also available in classic black.

Skinny Fit Single Breasted Embellished Blazer | boohooMAN UK

Skinny Fit Embellished Trouser | boohooMAN UK

Crush it in Boohoo skinny fit crushed velvet suit. Available  in dark navy or champagne.

Blazer £60; matching trousers.£35.

Velvet Suit | boohooMAN UK

Skinny Fit Crushed Velvet Trouser | boohooMAN UKB

Rich in colour and texture is Gresham Blake’s bright paisley suit in soft cotton twill. £562.50.

Shop Paisley Cotton Suit GOLD COLLECTION | Gresham Blake

Be bold and really make a festive statement in Gresham Blake’s black and yellow stripe wool suit.£625.

Black & Yellow Stripe Wool 2 Piece Suit GOLD COLLECTION (

Paired here with his black and gold star silk shirt, £245.

Black & Gold Stars Silk Shirt GOLD COLLECTION (

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