Christmas party time is here, but forget what you think you know about dressing up, the rules have changed. It’s not all about sequined dresses and shimmery skirts, there’s a new outfit on the festive horizon and it starts from the bottom up.

So if you want to know the best Christmas party trousers and tops to wear with, you’ve come to the right place. From laidback jeans to wide-leg trousers, here’s our guide for how to rock Christmas party trousers when the festive season really gets going.

Velvet Leggings
+ Printed Shirt

Facing a Christmas party outfit dress-code dilemma? Fear not. Stock your wardrobe with a pair of velvet leggings and you’ll never face the ‘what to wear’ panic again. Making desk-to-dinner roll by effortlessly, these Christmas party trousers will become your new go-to for work or weekends. Wear with a printed top to keep it casual or tuck in a pretty blouse to show-off your waist. Our footwear of choice? A smart brogue by day and a quick change into a low-heeled ankle boot for wherever the festive season takes you.

The Wide Leg Trousers
+ Glitter Knit

If you’re on the lookout for trousers for a Christmas party then you can’t go wrong with our new wide-leg velvet trousers. Perfect for festive drinks and nibbles, these Christmas party trousers really pull out all the stops. Go all-out sparkle and wear with one of our glitter jumpers or keep it coordinated and pair with a velvet jacket or top for a style statement. Looking for the best shoes to wear with? Easy. A pair of metallic trainers keep the look laidback or dial it up a notch with a pair of plain black flat shoes.

The Black Trousers
+ Novelty Knit

Who doesn’t love a novelty knit. But aside from being worn with a pair of jeans for the weekend, how do you make it work for that work party? Easy. A classic pair of black straight-leg trousers not only make classic workwear a breeze but when anyone asks about how to wear trousers to a party - you’ll have your answer. Keep it casual on the toes with some trainers, or if you need to smarten up, go for a pair of classic heeled shoes. For extra style points go all-out with accessories and add a pair of pretty earrings.

The Black Jeans
+ Embellished Top

We know what you’re thinking… black jeans are not worthy of a place in our list of the best Christmas party trouser outfits. But think again. They’re our style staples for a reason and one thing no-one should be without for brilliant party trouser back-up. The key to their success is a top that does all the work. We’ll be wearing ours for weekend brunches, lunches or even a festive afternoon tea - anything goes. What’s more, you can stick to your trusty winter boots or swap in a pair of velvet wedges to liven things up.