By Emma White
Launching 6th November, John Lewis & Partners introduces an exclusive capsule collection of the ultimate partywear pieces. The stunning collection is in collaboration with 12 of their most beloved brands.
The brands included are Ghost, Finery, AllSaints, Jaeger, Warehouse, Jigsaw, Toast, Whistles, Hush, Pure Collection, Reiss and Mint Velvet. John Lewis & Partners have worked alongside each of them to design and create their ultimate piece for the festive season.
The styles run the full party wear-gambit with everything from velvet to satin, frills to sequins and checks to animal print. The items have been designed to cater for every festivity and every fashion mood, whether that's glitzy glamour or cosy casual. Choose from nine glamorous dresses, a knitted co-ord, a velvet trouser suit and a slick black tuxedo jumpsuit.
Perushka De Zoysa, Buyer at John Lewis & Partners, said “We know that the festive period can be tricky with so many different events, dress codes and occasions. That’s why we wanted to create a collection of pieces that would solve any fashion dilemma this Christmas. This has been the first time we’ve worked with 12 of our coveted brands to create one collection and we’re excited to launch it to customers.”
Whether you’re searching for the perfect Christmas day dress, a piece to wow at the office party or a fancy number for New Year’s Eve, John Lewis & Partners' ‘12 Days of Christmas Dresses’ has got you covered.
The John Lewis 12 Days of Christmas Collection
Ghost Silk Velvet Ginny Dress
SHOP NOW: £245, sizes xxs-xl, Ghost
On the first day of Christmas my true love brought to me the red velvet dress of my dreams. Nothing says Christmas more than red and velvet – this gothic vintage style midi dress has the most beautiful sweetheart neckline and puffed sleeves.
Finery Liya Check Dress
SHOP NOW: £169, sizes 8-18, Finery
We love the versatility of this checked Finery dress. Perfect for any festive occasion, but also a great daytime piece dressed down with tights, boots and layered with a jumper.
AllSaints Noa Velvet Slip Dress
SHOP NOW: £198, sizes 6-14, AllSaints
Rewind to the 90s with this gorgeous AllSaints velvet and lace slip dress. Wear as a standalone piece or dress it down by layering over a roll-neck.
Jaeger Velvet Trousersuit
The ‘not a dress’ dress. This effortless velvet two-piece is perfect for the non-dress wearer, or if you simply fancy a change. It features a tie waist belted blazer to help create a stunning silhouette.
Warehouse Zebra Print Midi Dress
SHOP NOW: £85, sizes 6-18, Warehouse
Jewel coloured emerald green is a festive favourite of ours. We love this elegant Warehouse satin number, perfect for any Christmas party.
Jigsaw Ruffle Shirt Dress
SHOP NOW: £199, sizes 6-16, Jigsaw
This luxe olive silk Jigsaw dress is absolutely stunning. In an easy-to-wear midi shirt dress style, feel comfortable, yet look amazing at the same time. We love the feminine frill detailing on the hem, sleeves and neckline.
TOAST Silk Velvet Dress
SHOP NOW: £245, sizes 8-16, TOAST
This mustard yellow velvet number is pure comfort and style rolled into one. The loose fitting style makes this the perfect dress for eating Christmas day dinner – and it even has pockets!
Whistles Frill Midi Dress
SHOP NOW: £199, sizes 6-18, Whistles
A glitzy and glamorous party piece. The high drama silhouette created by the frill hem layers makes this the perfect dress for swishing around on the dance floor.
Hush Star Print Shirt dress
SHOP NOW: £110, sizes 6-16, Hush
This beautiful star print shirt dress has got Christmas written all over it. In a timeless and elegant design, this Hush piece can be dressed up or down by simply swapping out the footwear.
Pure Collection Knitted Co-ord
This chic co-ord will have you looking fabulous, but feeling cosy. Made from a rich cotton and wool blend for breathability and infused with cashmere for ultra-softness, you'll never want to take it off! Add gold jewellery and a red lip to complete the look.
Reiss Marianna Jumpsuit
SHOP NOW: £295, sizes 6-14, Reiss
Ooze power and style in this slick black tuxedo jumpsuit. Finish off the festive ensemble by pairing with statement heels and a glitzy clutch bag.
Mint Velvet Sequin Mini Dress
SHOP NOW: £159, sizes 6-18, Mint Velvet
The little black dress has had a revamp – and we love it. Impress in Mint Velvet's mini sequin dress, perfect for Christmas or New Year’s Eve (and many glam parties beyond).
Emma White is a freelance fashion and lifestyle writer. She has been working in the publishing industry since she graduated with an English Literature degree from the University of Southampton in 2018. Combining her love of writing and fashion, she started working as part of the fashion team at woman&home in early 2019 and now works across Womanandhome.com, Goodto.com, woman&home, Simply woman&home, Woman’s Weekly, Woman, Woman’s Own and Chat.
Emma writes about a broad range of fashion topics, including celebrity and royal fashion, trending seasonal styles, how to get designer looks for less on the high street, sustainable fashion and timeless wardrobe classics. When she isn’t writing she is probably shopping, looking for the latest must-have piece to update her wardrobe or home. She particularly loves to discover and support up and coming small businesses. You can follow what she gets up to with work and outside of work on her Instagram @emma_whitex
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