Alexandra Carello’s Festive Party Picks

Alexandra Carello’s Festive Party Picks

Having been in the luxury PR game for a number of years, Alexandra Carello knows a thing or two about good style. If you follow her, you'll know she's partial to a velvet hairband, statement earrings and ballet flats – which, when combined, create a polished look that she carries off time and again. Need some fresh fashion inspiration for party season? We asked her to pick some of her favourite pieces...

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Red Satin Jewel Buckle Pumps, £795 | Manolo Blahnik

Manolo Blahnik’s Hangisi style is my favourite shoe of all time. I have them in blue and wear them with everything from jeans to skirts. This red colourway will add a festive feel to any outfit.Available here

Sequinned Playsuit With Bow, £79.99 | Zara

Bows and sequins – what’s not to love? Pair this Zara playsuit with polka-dot tights for maximum impact.Available here

Bouclé Hair Bow, £55 | Henriette von Grünberg

You can’t go wrong with bouclé and this bow from Henriette von Gruenberg promises to inject a bit of preppy cool into your look. If I could, I’d buy most of her hair accessories.Available here

Leather Look Curved Sleeve Top & Skirt, From £340.13 | Caes

CAES an emerging Dutch brand does simply yet beautifully and ethically designed pieces. This top has gorgeous curved sleeves and is made from Vegea leather , a vegan leather derived from grape pulp. I’d go full on leather and pair with the matching skirt.Available here


Evangelie In Crystal & Fluorescent, £860 | Marina Raphael

Marina Raphael and Swarovski have teamed up to create some of the chicest party bags this season. Wear this one with a simple outfit like black trousers and a black jacket to let it do the talking.Available here

Rue Scoop-Back Sequinned Mini Dress, £1,158 | The Attico

This season it’s all about mini skirts and mini dresses. I don’t believe in buying just for one season, and this minidress would be perfect for the summer as well. Just add platforms and a Marina Raphael bag to complete the look.Available here

Millenia Necklace & Chroma Earrings, From £250 | Swarovski

A friend of mine very kindly bought me a Swarovski choker with some matching earrings. The brand is doing some very exciting things right now, and I always get an amazing reaction when I wear these pieces together. Team them with a black polo neck to let the jewellery take centre stage.Necklace available hereEarrings available here

Clear Dots Tights, £16 | Tabio

If you couldn’t tell by now, I love patterned tights. They’re such an easy yet chic addition to a simple skirt or dress. I’d pair these ones with a mini dress and my blue Manolos.Available here


School Shirt 03,€150 | La Veste

There is no wrong time for a pretty shirt and La Veste, La Veste does the best in my opinion. The easiest way to perk up trousers or a skirt at a moments notice.Available here

Tulle Sleeveless Dress, £322.37 (was £501.80) | REDValentino

The rumour is Valentino is discontinuing its REDValentino diffusion line, but I’ve always loved the prim, pretty designs. This dress is such a forever piece – keep it simple or make it a little more OTT with some statement accessories.Available here

Ruffle Velvet Headband, €70 | Marzoline

Marzoline do beautiful headbands. I’d wear something like this for Christmas DayAvailable here

Misty Bow, £95 | Camilla King

From chunky headbands to oversized hair bows, nothing’s off limits when it comes to hair accessories this autumn/winter. Camilla King’s bows always makes me feel so special when I wear them and Marzoline creates beautiful headbands – wear one or the other on Christmas Day.Available here

Cardigan In Peony Pink, £180 | Sheep Inc

I love this bright pink cardigan from sustainable knitwear brand Sheep Inc. – it’s a great piece to pep up trousers and skirts. Dress it up with some shorts and, of course, patterned tights.Available here

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