Warm & Stylish Outfit Ideas To Wear On A Night Out This Winter

These outfit suggestions will give you the motivation to leave the house when it's cold outside

Sequins and winter go together better than you think. Photo / Getty Images

Winter is here, and with it comes the chill that swiftly banishes any thoughts of leaving the house, especially at night, especially dressed up. 

READ: 10 Textured Winter Coats & Jackets To Warm Up Your Wardrobe

The colder seasons can be a little uninspiring when it comes to making a bit more effort than daytime dressing requires, but these outfit suggestions should give you a bit of inspiration — and you can look at them from the comfort of your bed, should the thought of actually going out prove far too arduous. 

A Long Sleeved Dress
Layering is your friend when it comes to wearing dresses in winter — a voluminous-sleeved printed number works well layered over a turtleneck, and fabrics are also something to look out for; try velvet for extra warmth. 

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 1. Ruby dress $299. 2. Ganni dress, $700, from Seletti Concept Store. 3. Mavrick & Mere bag $419. 4. Zara turtleneck $17.90. 5. Musier shoes, about $281. 6. Superette earrings $39. 7. Brie Leon necklace, $190, from Black Box Boutique. 8. Abel Pink Iris 50ml eau de parfum, $189, from We-Ar.

An All-Weather Suit
Rain or (frosty) shine, a suit will never let you down, and looks instantly polished. Channel eighties power dressing and pair with a headband, an earring and flats because you've got places to be and parties to go to. 

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1. Ovna Ovich jacket, $450, and trousers $350. 2. Country Road jacket $199. 3. Flash Jewellery pearl earrings $250. 4. Repetto ballet flats, about $519. 5. Country Road trousers $149. 6. Zara headband $29. 7. Hourglass Unreal High Shine Volumising Lip Gloss in Provoke, $47, from Mecca Beauty. 

A Ladylike Coat
For when you want to not worry about layers, a warm yet stylish coat is your best bet. Inject visual warmth into your ensemble with a rich palette, like chocolate brown paired with deep burgundy. 

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1. Shanina Shaik. Photo / Getty Images. 2. APC dress, about $270, from Matches Fashion. 3. Seed Heritage coat $219.90. 4. YSL Rouge Pur Couture The Slim in No5, $69, from selected department stores, life pharmacies and Farmers. 5. Yu Mei bag $359. 6. Aston pumps, $450, from Scarpa.

Sequins For Winter
Sequins don't necessarily have to equal baring a lot of skin — a few local designers including Kate Sylvester and Caroline Sills are offering long-sleeved sequin tops, to add just the right amount of sparkle to your attire. Pair with another winter go-to: the midi skirt. 

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1. Kate Sylvester top, $369, and skirt $449. 2. Caroline Sills top $289. 3. Slow Lane clip, $15.95, from Good as Gold. 4. Albus Lumen skirt, about $518, from The Undone. 5. Salasai ethical leather brogues, about $582. 6. Kester Black nail polish in Forest, $23. For stockists phone (0800) 223 288.

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