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.
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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.
Brighten up the evening in Karen Gold’s showstopping Jacquard blazer featuring a contemporary pattern in black, gold and copper. £150.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gresham Blake goes for a baby blue cotton velvet jacket with large patch pockets and wide peaked lapels. £395.
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.
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.
Crush it in Boohoo skinny fit crushed velvet suit. Available in dark navy or champagne.
Blazer £60; matching trousers.£35.
Rich in colour and texture is Gresham Blake’s bright paisley suit in soft cotton twill. £562.50.
Be bold and really make a festive statement in Gresham Blake’s black and yellow stripe wool suit.£625.
Paired here with his black and gold star silk shirt, £245.
Karen Grace studied Personal Styling at the London College of Fashion and is Eclipse Magazine’s Fashion & Beauty Editor.
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