The Christmas party invites are rolling in and the country has made a collective decision to go all out this year. Zara forever comes to the rescue with pocket-friendly pieces that boast a luxury look and we can’t get enough of this season’s offering. It may be the best one yet.

We may be huddling in puffer coats and beanie hats but it’s time to amp up your wardrobe and get your glad rags on before we blink and we’re locked away for Dry Jan.

It seems the nation is making up for last year’s lack of celebrations with a go hard or go home mentality, so why settle for anything other than OOT glamour? We’re talking lashings of sequins, metallic everything and a whole lot of sparkle. Standout dresses and accessories with pizzazz are on our wishlist and we’ve found them in abundance. Now is your chance.

Whether you have an office Christmas do to attend, a fancy dinner party or planning for the big day itself, Zara has something for whatever your alter ego. We’ve rounded up 27 of the best party pieces to buy now with just a click of the button and avoiding Oxford Circus crowds. Sequins and sparkle not optional.

Be the most stylish guest at the party in showstopping holiday styles adopting a high-shine mentality.

Maxi Hoop Earrings, £14.99, Zara

You can't go wrong with a gold sequin dress. It's undoubtedly the most iconic party season piece and will be a wardrobe mainstay for years to come, regardless of trends. Pair with black knee-high boots or strappy sandals, both equally as chic.

Short Sequin Dress, £49.99, Zara

This gold asymmetric top looks like it walked straight off a Saint Laurent runway. Pair with velvet trousers for extra glamour or high-waisted jeans for something more effortless. Either way, it's a standout piece we want in our wardrobe.

Asymmetric Top, £27.99, Zara

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