It’s that festive time of year again, full of Christmas and New Year parties, office antics and a few drinks with the other mothers from school – occasions that often turn into a few bottles, and then a throbbing hangover in the morning. Or maybe that’s just me…
But, whatever the festive function, adding a little sparkle to an outfit is a celebratory must – and, if there are only so many Christmas jumpers you can handle with your favourite tipple and mince pie – then look no further than this perfect festive piece.
My alternative touch of sparkle for this holiday season is in the form of Needle & Thread’s ‘Snowdrop’ bomber jacket. This cool, hip, style is typically a classic, sporty, silhouette, and this one has been reinvented by Needle and Thread into a feminine and elegant piece.
The jacket is made from ‘beige georgette’, and is embellished with beautiful, intricate, white, floral embroidery; tonal sequins; and beads. It is a work of art in itself, and something that should be a wardrobe classic for years to come.
For an evening look, I have balanced the intricacy of the bomber with a timeless long, black skirt. Goat’s stunning floor length crepe version, to be exact – and it’s high waist, teamed with the slim-shaped, silhouette is flattering and elongating – giving it the perfect combination of drama and stature.
The relaxed vibe of the bomber balances the elegance of the skirt perfectly, and adds an understated glamour to an otherwise statuesque red carpet staple.
This bomber is also a gorgeous transitional piece to wear throughout the whole year – meaning this top is for life, not just for Christmas! In fact, not only is it perfect as an evening jacket to brighten up any outfit -but also, heading into those bright Summer days – it works brilliantly as a light, airy and comfortable solution for an alternative, relaxed day-to-day look.
For a more chilled look, I have paired this jacket with some Victoria Beckham boyfriend jeans and my Mui Mui iridescent snakeskin ballerina flats – effortless and perfect for the mum run, or castings in town. This versatile jacket is ideal for both the party season, and indeed, for every other season. And is therefore, in our opinion, a must buy.
Plus, as we all love a bargain, in some places you can find it on sale! So hurry… grab yourself a pre-Christmas treat that you will be enjoying all year round.
The Needle & Thread Snowdrop bomber jacket is here.
Another very similar Needle & Thread bomber jacket is here.
Needle & Thread embellished bomber jackets in aubergine on sale here.
Caylee Goat skirt can be found here.
Patent leather Pumps, from dear old Lou, can be found here.
Victoria Beckham Denim Boyfriend Jeans are on sale here.
My clutch is from Valentino
Miu Miu ballet pumps old but similar ones are these or these.