5 Party Essentials for New Year’s 2020!

5 Party Essentials for New Year’s 2020!

Think of minimalistic classic styles, eye-catchy detailing and everything in between!

While there are those who fret with the idea of dressing up, there are others who can’t “Keep Calm” as the holiday party season arrives!

From an earnest desire to stand out at a party to simply look ravishing, when invited to one, parties are the right excuse to rise and shine! If you are just beginning to plan your outfit with just one day to go, or are aimlessly staring at your wardrobe to put together a decent party look, know that there are more options than the high-on bling sequins.

This season with close-knit parties and at-home meals, becoming the norm, why not look up to comfortable yet stylish winter party essentials that are sure to hold a special place in your self-curated evening wear wardrobe?

While party dresses and statement- making jewellery remain a seasonal must-have, here are 5 marvellous end of the year party must haves to elevate your look as you ring in the New Year with your friends and family!


Luxe bombers, tailored blazers and the reigning denim jackets are never going out of trend!

Jackets for long are considered to be a versatile style staple that can be mixed and matched with any outfit, come what occasion. Giving us an insight into her New Year’s Eve party look, Vedika Vyas , a Model and Actor based out of Ahmedabad revealed “I’m pairing a brown shirt jacket with the retro favourite black bell bottom pants to keep the look comfortable and classy. I am going to accessorize my look with the retro oversized hoops, stacked rings and dusty pink pointed shoes to ensure I am party ready for a cosy New Year’s Eve party at home.”

This season, use this staple to ace the layering game! If you are someone with a subtle and chic style statement, you might want to go for the blue and gray lapel notch collar jacket by Munkee See Munkee Doo to adorn with a casual denim and sneakers. If you have painted your wardrobe with the trendiest hues of 2020, you would love the colour blocked neon jackets by The Pigment Edit!


Was your WhatsApp flooded with New Year’s Eve invites last year this week? Well, we are feeling the emptiness. This year as you plan to become the perfect party host or get ready to attend one, let the dresses come to your rescue!

Be sure to have your Cinderella moment in Amit Aggarwal’s striped halter dress if you are scouting for something edgy and metallic. Having a New Year’s sundowner with your girl gang? The flowy and feminine maxi dresses by Label Nimbus will sweep your off your feet! Do not miss out on layering it with a jacket and a hat! The wrap style short dress by This Is Me is an apt for those who cannot help but stick to the mini dresses with a little sparkle!


Flattering to all body types, the dainty and elegant sarees have always found a special place in a fashionista’s ever-growing closet! Especially in 2020 when sarees saw an unusual resurge. Raising her toast to the 6-yards of grace, Geetarsh Kaur, Educationist and Image Consultant from Ahmedabad said “I love sarees and they are the first on my list, come what occasion! Since it’s the party season, I’m wearing a mukaish saree in festive red hue along with a chic sleeveless blouse and statement earrings to keep the look minimal yet party ready.”

You can pull together a similar look by opting for the powder blue organza Azara saree by Torani. If you have a retro theme, this could be your chance to bring back the Bollywood retro fashion by adorning the block print and dori embroidered dot chanderi saree by Abraham and Thakore. Go ahead and accessorize the outfit with retro hoops and headband to go all thematic! The midnight blue muga silk saree by Kalpana Traditional Saree is perfect for you if you have a well-stocked saree wardrobe that tell tales of Indian craftsmanship.


Shake up your party wardrobe this season with the chicest tops!

If you are an ardent fan of classics and vintage fashion, check the 70’s boss lady shacket by Bodements. You may want to go all glam by teaming it with a brocade gold ankle length pants to complete your look! On the other hand, giving out major Victorian era vibes are the Chanderi tops by This Is Me. You could style them with statement-making flared pants and stilettos. Bring in party cheers with Zara’s noodle strapped smocked velvet top and team it with your favourite floral skirt and boots to go all edgy!


It’s time to suit up for that glass of champagne!

Power suit has gone beyond boardrooms and formal wardrobes. Go all black and bold by elevating your evening look by choosing the structured blazer suit from Mango. The well-tailored brocade suits from Suket Dhir’s Lakme Fashion Week collection is all about blending Indian craftsmanship and contemporary global trends. So, if you are a connoisseur of Indian textile, you wouldn’t miss out on that one! Get in line with a funky pop of pink and brown striped safari suit by Bombay Safary for your cocktail party. Apt for the bold and creative, this safari suit can set you free, straight from work to party.

Be it scouting your wardrobe and refashioning the old or going for a last-minute shopping spree, keep this list handy to instantly upgrade your party wardrobe!

Aishwarya Menon

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