How to Wear Satin for the Party Season

Tackle one of the party season's trickier trends with these tips on how to wear satin - and get ready to dance, drink and dine


For a classic way to wear satin, look no further than the black slip. Pair it with platform shoes for a seasonal update. Ksubi dress $260. Marc Jacobs shoes, $789, from Workshop.

Tuck in your favourite floral blouse and take these trousers for a spin if you’re after a more subtle take on satin. Kate Sylvester blouse $379. Eugenie trousers $289. Marc Jacobs shoes, $789, from Workshop. Olympia ring $989. Vintage earrings, $489, from Love and Object (worn throughout).

If you’re wary of slippery satin, start out by pairing a statement top with your favourite jeans. Nom*D top $270. Stolen Girlfriends Club jeans, $209, and belt $99.

Layer a finely pleated top under a slinky slip for extra coverage without the bulk. Georgia Alice top $350. Eugenie dress $395.

Keep your look understated by pairing satin separates with a grey marle T-shirt. Rachel Mills T-shirt $139. Harman Grubisa skirt $599. Isabel Marant shoes, $729, from Workshop. Olympia earrings $749.

Pull off the pyjama-style look at your next soiree by opting for a pair in a geometric print with an updated neckline. Gold costume jewels add extra polish. Sample top, $115, and trousers $139.

Toughen up a slinky look by pairing cropped trousers with Chelsea boots. Equipment shirt, $650, from Adorno. Harman Grubisa trousers $399. Beau Coops boots, $495, from Eugenie.

If you’re after a high-voltage combo that’s dance floor ready, pair fuchsia pink with mini shorts. 3.1 Phillip Lim top, $880, from Adorno. Georgia Alice shorts $495.

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