The silly season is near upon us, which means one thing to us; party season style. Our usual MO for special occasion dressing is to let our inner bower bird off the chain, but this year we're adopting a more tactical, more grown-up and — dare we say it — cooler approach. It comes thanks to one of our all-time favourite girl crushes — ex-Russh editor and now NYC-based stylist Stevie Dance. She lay down her rules to dressing for this time of the year, with rather strict instructions on how to not look like a Christmas tree. Here are our top five take-away tips and the pieces that will change the way you dress for special occasions — for the better.
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