So, we’ve got one big party left before heading back to work and beginning another year of drudgery. Want your New Year’s Eve to go off with a bang? Looking to say goodbye to 2014 in style? Well with little more than a day to go until we ring in the New Year there’s still just enough time for you to pick up a glamorous new ensemble from Lux-Fix’s range of designers. With that in mind we’ve scoured our site to find the very best party pieces…

Christmas day may be about family (and over eating) but New Year’s Eve is a night for parties and painting the town red. On Christmas you want to be comfortable, for New Year’s you need something sexy and fashionable. Enter Paper London; their sleek, ultra modern silhouettes are ideal for confidant, style conscious party girls. This year slip into their sexy but smart Red Sky Dress for an effortlessly contemporary and slightly edgy look. This is not a dress for the faint of heart but rather a dress designed to bring out your inner diva.

With temperatures reaching record lows if you’re heading out on the 31st you’ll definitely need to wrap up in something warm. ‘Warm’, however, doesn’t necessarily mean ‘ugly’. Keep the cold winter winds at bay in style with Llunaa’s Cream Furry Jacket. This fuzzy jacket is a distinctly trendy take on the fur and shearling jackets of yesteryear and could easily match any up-to-date party outfit from androgynous tailored trousers to sensuous mini dress.

No party outfit would be complete without a killer pair of heels. Shoe brand Fury London make some of the fiercest heels around making their edgy designs a natural choice for an end of year night of debauchery. This NYE try their effortlessly cool and rock ’n’ roll Rex Ankle Boots. These are boots that could add a touch of fierce, hard edged glamour to almost any day or evening ensemble making them a must-have for any confidant young partygoer.

Lastly every girl out on the town needs a place to store her valuables whilst she dances the night away. A clutch may seem like to obvious evening choice but this NYE why not go hands-free with a chic shoulder bag? Spanish leather goods brand Lacambra creates great quality handbags that combine style and functionality. Their small but perfectly formed Mini Chic Bag would make an ideal party bag being just the right size for all life’s essentials.

 

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With its retro aesthetic and feminine designs Tara Starlet is a brand committed to making stylish clothes for confident women. Inspired by the glamour of yesteryear but created for the modern women the label’s clothes are wearable, chic and just a little bit sexy. Tara Starlet was founded by mother-daughter team Joanne and Tara Scott in 2005 and has gone from strength to strength, impressing both vintage bloggers and mainstream fashion publications alike. Based in London’s east end the brand still sources and produces all its garments right here in the UK. Yet for all Tara Starlet’s glamorous style and British roots the brand makes clothes that are not just wearable but also accessible and affordable. In short this is a fashion brand that creates empowering, stylish clothes that every woman can wear with ease.

Tara Starlet’s current collection features sexy glamorous designs that are ideal for the festive party season. Sensuous evening dresses, figure hugging wiggle skirts and smart trousers all present the Christmas party-goer with a myriad of outfit options. Tara Starlet’s designs are definitely vintage inspired and channel all the glamour of a bygone age and yet these are pieces that could also fit into a modern wardrobe. The brand’s retro style is distinctive but it is also refined enough not to be kitsch; these are not clothes for a costume party but garments you could easily wear on the streets today. By cherry-picking the best styles and silhouettes from the past past Tara Starlet ensures that all its pieces really fit and flatter the female form; these are clothes designed to make women look like golden age Hollywood starlets. In essence, Tara Starlet’s stylish but accessible designs are not only ideal for vintage devotees but also for any woman looking to add a little 20th century glamour to her 21st century wardrobe.

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New, London based brand Llunaa is committed to creating good quality contemporary womenswear. Their feminine and fashionable designs are wearable and elegant but also vibrant and modern; these are clothes that allow women to express their own personality and taste. Llunaa pieces are more sophisticated that what you generally find on the high street yet they also come with a refreshingly affordable price tag. This is fashion that could fit quite easily into a stylish, contemporary wardrobe and stay there for quite a while. This is not clothing that will go out of fashion in a couple of months but that will stay current for seasons to come. In essence Llunaa’s is a brand that tries its very best to provide women with clothing that meets all their needs and fulfils all their desires.

Llunaa’s current collection features chic knitwear and ultra feminine day and eveningwear. The label’s aesthetic is distinctly modern with peplum tops, embellishment and scallop edges all making an appearance. Llunaa’s pieces also have a youthful, almost naive, feel in places; elegant the brand’s designs may be but they also have a sweetness and vitality all of their own.  All of this gives label’s clothes a versatility that makes them ideal for modern life; a Llunaa sweater could dress up a pair of jeans or winter proof a girly skirt. Of course the label’s pretty, feminine style also makes their clothes a perfect fit for the party season. Whether you are after a casual ensemble or a more glamorous outfit Llunaa will get you through the stressful festive period in style.

Llunaa is certainly one brand that puts customer first; all their pieces are designed with the youthful but discerning modern woman in mind. In short if you have been searching for clothing that is of good quality, fashionable and affordable then Llunaa is the brand for you.

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Based in the South West of England family owned brand Lily and Me combine beautiful textile design with considered detailing to create unique, stylish clothing. The brand’s dresses are delightfully feminine but also wearable and even functional; these are clothes that would fit into many a contemporary wardrobe. Lily and Me’s designs strike a perfect balance between the quirky and the accessible making them easy to wear but also unique. This is clothing with heart and a distinctly laid back, British feel with Lily and Me’s dresses looking as stylish in the countryside as they do in city.

Lily and Me’s pieces may be feminine and even pretty in places but they are also refreshingly fuss-free. These are dresses and tunics designed to be worn on a daily basis; this is clothing that can be thrown on over jeans or leggings or layered up under cosy knits. The brand uses clever design and inventive nips, tucks and stitching to create flattering silhouettes that really celebrate the female form without being too showy or immodest. This season the label uses features such as draping and cowl necks to give their pieces a pretty but flattering feel.  The result is dresses and tunics that look completely different to what you generally see on the high street and yet that would make a great addition to any contemporary wardrobe. Lily and Me’s relaxed aesthetic is further enhanced by their use of unique prints and a calming colour palette; these are clothes that, paradoxically, manage to be interesting and unassuming at the same time.

Unfussy but interesting, wearable but quirky Lily and Me’s designs are ideal for the woman in search of something different but accessible. This is a brand with a unique style but also an understanding of the female form. In essence these are cute, stylish clothes that would suit women of all shapes and sizes.

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Organic womenswear brand Mudd and Water are truly committed to ethical clothing; this is a brand that makes sure that all their laid back designs are both sustainable and attractive. Mudd and Water are particularly devoted to the use of organic cotton with the brand’s name even being inspired by the cotton farming process itself. Just as mud and water nurture cotton plants so Mudd and Water the brand nurtures its sustainable designs. As a result the label’s clothes have a down to Earth charm all of their own. These are pretty, easy to wear garments for women in search of style as well as substance. Free from fuss and fast fashion trends Mudd and Water’s clothes are miles away from the identikit clothing found on the high street.

Mudd and Water’s designs feature simplistic, attractive prints and relaxed but feminine silhouettes; this is casual clothing with an attractive girly edge. This is not fashion for the office or nights out on the town but rather for days off and relaxed weekends. The brand’s current offering includes laid back dresses, flattering tunics, appeal tees and cosy knitwear. Sticking to a dark but calming colour palette of dusky pinks, neutrals, blues and greys; floral and animal prints as well as colour blocking are all utilised by the brand, albeit in a muted way. All of which makes Mudd and Water’s designs ideal for a comfortable, casual winter wardrobe. Hassle free yet pretty the label’s pieces would make great wardrobe basics; these are clothes that can be layered up, thrown on and worn with complete ease.

If you are looking for casual clothing with ethical credentials Mudd and Water is the brand for you. In essence Mudd and Water mix laid back, comfy and attractive design with a commitment to ethical and sustainable principles which, to many an ethical fashion lover must seem like a pretty irresistible combination.

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