This season, Party Pants Have Arrived

This season, party dresses will see a huge makeover. It is time for you to bid goodbye to your old tried and tested cocktail dresses. Meet party pants, 2015’s chic answer to the good old cocktail dresses. Take inspiration from these seven kinds of pants to redefine your style this year.


This style can be used for both party and formal wear. The trick is to pair it with the right blouse. Try and opt for a crop top or a fitted blouse. It is relaxed yet stylish.

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Fitted Pants

This is a fitted and hep variety of party pants. These are available in different colours and instantly add oomph. Make sure you wear high heels with these. You can also wear a full sleeved t-shirt to get a smarter look.

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Printed pants

These often come in graphic, leopard print, floral printed, geometric print to name a few. These pants must be teamed with neutral and solid coloured tops and blouses.

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This variety of party pants mix retro and modernity. It is especially great for theme parties. Once again, keeping the colour neutral and solid helps draw the right amount of attention to the pant pattern. You can team it up with sheer tops or crop jackets.

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Metallic fitted pants

Metallic pants are available in both ankle and full size. The best part about these pants is that you can team them up with variety of tops (simple or flashy) and you’d still be party ready. If you don’t like fitted pants, look for straight legged one. With flashy pants, accessorize less and work only on your lips and shoes.

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Formal look

For all your black-tie events where pantsuits would be going overboard and a dress would be out of place, try this formal look. It can be easily teamed with a blazer and a white shirt. It looks both formal and party-ready. As for accessories, a nice long chunky chain would balance the formal look by adding some style.

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Matching Pants

These matching party pants need to be coupled up with a similar top or blouse. These come in pairs of pants and tops and are perfect for coffee get-togethers or other social dos where a gown would be too much and a skirt, out of place. A statement-defining neckpiece and neat hairdo is all you need.

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