The Secret to Being Best Dressed at Every Party

The holiday party season is officially upon us, with a full social calendar and new set of outfit queries to match. It can be a daunting task to concoct a new festive look every night, even for the sartorially savviest among us. So what’s a girl to do when event invites are stacking up and style inspiration is running short? It’s a simple secret: Let your accessories do the work. A bedazzled clutch or shoes can dress up even the most classic of frocks, serve as a convenient conversation starter, and see you through the entire party season by pairing with a rotation of your best dresses.

But what bags and shoes are in this party season, and what’s the smartest way to wear them? Lucky for us, Jimmy Choo has all the accessories insight we need, with a breathtaking photo shoot featuring the world’s top bloggers in their party best at the Oberoi Amarvillas in India. The country is one of the gemstone capitals of the world, making it a prime destination to showcase the gem-inspired (and, may we add, perfectly party-ready) Cruise 17 collection.

Scroll down to see how seven of the most stylish influencers do party accessorizing and discover their best tips, from how to find the most comfortable heels to which bag size fashion girls agree feels right this season.

What’s the one party accessory you never leave home without? Let us know in the comments below!

Shot on location at The Oberoi Amarvillas
Photographer: Candice Lake
Makeup: Jane Richardson for Nars
Hair: John Harte and Josh Mascolo for Tigi