With so many nights out during the festive season it's easy to get bogged down in all the planning.
Fear not though – there are a few key pieces that will see you through any and every night out.
We've tracked down the essentials…
Protect yourself from the elements AND stay stylish in a well-chosen winter coat. We love this faux-fur number – throw it on over your dress and you're sorted!
Silver Long Pile Faux Fur Coat, €120, River Island
A giant handbag will only be a nuisance on a night out, so stick with a neat clutch. This one has a shoulder strap too – essential if you have a history of lost handbags!
Bronze Jacquard Print Box Bag, €29.99, New Look
The most important part of your Christmas style arsenal! Check out our guide to picking out a party dress for every body shape here – but we reckon this gorgeous black fit n' flare one is a good place to start!
Velveteen Burnout Bow Dress, €24.99, Forever 21
Who cares if you plan on wearing the same LBD to every event? Mix things up with some stylish accessories and it'll feel good as new every time.
Four pack rose gold bracelets, €4.99, H&M
Pink faceted stone studs, €6.50, Miss Selfridge
Reindeer Antlers with bells, €1.49, Dealz