It's my party

and I'll cry if I want to

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Dry your eyes and remember

'Accessories make the woman' Coco Chanel.

It's the season for sparkle, opulence and decadence - read on for our party ready updates...

hold on to your hat

We have a longstanding love of the Beret, which is having a moment. Add a little 'je ne sais quoi' with a headdress in leather, faux fur or velvet - perfect for late night taxi trips.

 Vintage YSL 

Vintage YSL 

bag it up

No more dancing around the handbags - straps are where it's at...

 No 21 Knot Velvet Evening Bag

No 21 Knot Velvet Evening Bag

all that glitters

No longer the preserve of Granny, the Brooch is back in fashion favour - the best bit? There are masses of unloved beauties just waiting to be discovered. Create your own embellishments with this instant party update and source at vintage fairs, antique fairs and preloved stores. 

 Dolce & Gabbana styling out vintage brooches

Dolce & Gabbana styling out vintage brooches

Pearls are everywhere this season, but they deserve to be seen. The eternal classic - clothes optional.

 Peggy Moffitt rocking vintage pearls

Peggy Moffitt rocking vintage pearls

The morning after the night before

After the party, comes the debrief. In winter the sun sits lower in the sky, so it's important to shade those party worn eyes from both the sun and the paparazzi. Rock up in your vintage sunglasses and you're ready to face the world... 

 Debbie does the day after

Debbie does the day after

If you need a little help with your disco days - give us a shout!

Jo