Adam Katz Sinding

Party Outfits That Aren’t Played Out

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Shake things up this holiday season and part the sea of cleavage-baring, body-con minidresses in one of these unconventional outfits. Whether you top your outfit with a cape, go for a plunging tuxedo jacket or pair a demure minidress with over-the-knee boots, take a style risk and you’ll stand out from the pack.

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Caped Crusader

Instead of a sequined minidress try an unexpected strapless jumpsuit topped with a wool cape. Finish with high-wattage metallic heels.

Mirrored Sandals

$675

Giuseppe Zanotti

Leather Trimmed Sequin Jumpsuit

$595

Milly

Wool Cape

$155

Darling

Culotte-d Cream

Stand out in structured, cream culottes. Bring them into festive territory with statement platform heels and a sleek leather tank top.

Embellished Velvet Heels

$1,635

Alexander McQueen

Cream Culottes

$55

Miss Selfridge

Leather Top With Slits

$199

Zara

Victorian Vixen

Instead of a typical little black dress, try a demure version like this high-necked style. Add a dose of sex appeal by way of these over-the-knee boots.

Keya Over-The-Knee Boots

$200

DV By Dolce Vita

Croco Clutch

$185

Arletta Dress

$275

Coast London

Tuxedo With A Twist

Opt for a slick navy tuxedo (minus the undershirt) and apply double-stick tape liberally. Finish with polished patent sandals.

Nelly Suede And Patent Pump

$180

Schutz

Melissa Tuxedo Jacket

$2,075

Stella McCartney

Navy Tuxedo Trouser

$690

Stella McCartney