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Make sure you sparkle this season
‘Tis the season to be stylish! So whether you’re planning a cosy family get together or a chic celebration this Christmas, and if you’re living it up and ready to rock out at New Year’s Eve, Greenwich Shopping Park, off Bugsby’s Way in Charlton, has a few festive fashion tips to ensure you welcome 2012 in style.
If Christmas is all about family visits and cosy nights in front of the fire, make sure you’ve got your hands on some classic chunky knitwear. Scandinavian chic is all the rage this season, so think fairisle print, kitsch Christmas jumpers and cute slippers and you’ll be right on trend.
This pink and black fairisle print jumper, £32, from Next is perfect for snuggling up on the sofa. And don’t forget to treat those feet! We love these snug slipper boots, only £19.99 from Clarks.
Glitz and Glamour
If you’re planning a more glamorous affair on the 25th, our stores are glittering with Hollywood style cocktail dresses and skirt and blouse combos in this season’s top materials; lace, velvet and sequins.
Go for opulent jewel colours such as ruby, emerald and sapphire to really shine this season. This mesh gathered dress, £49.99, from New Look is sure to make a lasting impression.
And we think this nude velvet skirt, £40, from Topshop at OUTFIT will look perfect with a black silk top and clutch bag – it’s sure to get you a kiss under the mistletoe!
Party like it’s 2012
If you’re spending the party of the year with all your family and friends, make sure you’ve got an outfit to help you stand out from the crowd. If you like a classic LBD, accessorise it with sparkles and sequins or go for a more statement number like this one shoulder black corsage dress, £60 from River Island.
And make sure you pay your dancing feet a bit of attention! These gold, glitter platforms, £40 from Dorothy Perkins at OUTFIT will ensure you step out in style this New Year’s Eve.
Feeling the part
Having the right products will help you look and feel perfect both pre and post party. From nail varnishes, false eyelashes and bold lipsticks that will turn heads on the night, to face wipes, bath soaks and moisturisers to help you feel fresh the next morning, Boots has everything you need to shine this season.
Our party must-have is James Brown’s Photo Fabulous Condition and Shine Hair Collection. At only £15, it’s the perfect treatment to ensure you’re always camera ready! And we wouldn’t be without these Boots Pharmaceuticals Cooling Eye Masks to help ease sleepy heads and tired eyes the morning after. At only £5.10 for a pack of six, we think they’re priceless!