Materials for a successful Christmas look

With Christmas and New Year’s coming up, are you wondering what to wear for the festivities? Let’s take a quick look at some fabrics that are perfect for the occasion!

First up is velvet. It's a fancy fabric that’s often used for party dresses and Christmas costumes. It’s soft to the touch and has a subtle shine that adds elegance to any outfit. Velvet can be made with different fibers such as cotton, acetate or silk, but they all have in common that luxurious feel.

 Brocart métallique des années 1960 et robe en velours noir Medium

Robe mi-longue en velours noir à col en V profond des années 1970 petite

Next is satin. It’s a shiny and smooth fabric that’s commonly used for evening dresses and fancy accessories.

Robe de cocktail en satin marron des années 1960 avec nœud surdimensionné S/M

If you want to add some sparkle to your outfit, go for fabrics with sequins, beads, or feathers. These details can make any dress or sweater look more glam.

1980s manches courtes en dentelle noire avec frange perlée robe mi-longue moyenne

Veste courte à paillettes argentées et dorées des années 1980/1990 M

1980s Batwing Sleeve Lace and Sequin Black Top SM

Taffeta is a smooth and shiny fabric, often made of polyester or silk. It is used in the making of evening wear and wedding dresses. Its elegant texture and sheen make it a popular choice for special occasions.

Combinaison décolleté plongeant rose des années 1970 Petite

On the other hand, chiffon is a popular choice for party outfits because of its lightness, elegance and transparency. It's soft and silky to the touch, making it a comfortable choice for evening dresses and skirts. Silk chiffon is also easy to fold and drape, making it ideal for ball gowns and bridesmaid dresses. It is often used for details such as sleeves, collars and ruffles.

 1960s Lily Simon Sequin et perles en mousseline de soie couture Mini robe petite

Leather is also often used in party outfits, as it can add a touch of elegance and style to any outfit. Because of its soft, comfortable texture that adapts perfectly to the body, it allows for fitted garments that enhance the silhouette.


Lastly, embroidered patterns are perfect for festive clothing. You can find vintage pieces with all sorts of designs, like geometric shapes, flowers, and more. They really make your outfit stand out and look more fancy.

So if you’re wondering what to wear to a holiday party, I’ve got some tips for you! Metallic fabrics like lame or lurex will make you shine like a star, and lace adds a feminine touch. And don’t be afraid to go for gold or silver – they’re perfect for the festive season.

Robe de soirée en dentelle argentée des années 1950 petite/moyenne

Of course, you can never go wrong with red, green, or black. But if you don’t want to buy a whole new outfit, just add some accessories to jazz up what you already have. A beaded handbag, rhinestone-studded belt, or brocade top will do the trick.

Années 1960 Vert Lime Petite Shift Mini Robe Petite/Moyenne

Trust me, you’ll be the belle of the ball with these tips. Let’s bring some sparkle and joy to the party !