Festive Party Outfit Bonanza. Look 1: Metallic Brocade Pants

A little bit of a different post for you today because I’m coordinating completely with my Instagram feed (where I’ll be posting too) and will be featuring 8 festive party outfits in the run-up to Christmas. There will be items that you’ve seen before but styled in a different way to how they were featured in the original blog posts. These smaller bite-sized posts will hopefully inspire and maybe give you ideas for your own outfit creation.

Festive Party Outfit Look 1

In this outfit, my pants are the only item made by me. The pattern used is my own basic slim pant block that I rubbed off from a RTW pair of pants that fit me quite well and only needed a little bit of refining. There’s a very simple fly front without a zip guard to keep bulk down. There are no pockets and just a narrow simple waistband too. I think the only time these have appeared on my blog is here.

Metallic brocade pants

The material for my pants came from Truro Fabrics a couple of years back and is and acetate blended type of brocade with a bit of stretch. I also made a simple wrap skirt from the same length of fabric, which you can read all about here

Festive party outfits
Festive party outfits
Semi-casual festive party outfit

My sweater is an old favourite bought from Next and my boots are from Dune London. My clutch is from a random high street boutique 🙂

I think this outfit would be great for semi-casual drinks out or a family party and would keep you toasty warm too. I love the mix of neutrals and all of the different textures bring it to life. I hope you like it too.

Stay tuned for the next outfit in a day or so.

See you soon!

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  1. December 11, 2019 / 1:53 pm

    Those are right up my street. Very festive but they also look comfortable!

    • diane
      December 11, 2019 / 6:28 pm

      Thank you, Catherine! I could definitely see you wearing these 🙂

  2. Christine
    December 11, 2019 / 6:52 pm

    Fabulous pants and love those colours.

    • diane
      December 11, 2019 / 7:21 pm

      Thank you so much, Chris!

  3. December 11, 2019 / 8:57 pm

    Love those trousers (and also your fireplace!)

    • diane
      December 12, 2019 / 3:10 pm

      Hehe, thank you so much Lynne!

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