Party outfit inspo: 5 Paris Haute Couture AW18 trends to rock for #BuroTurnsThree
Dress to impress
The blazer-trousers combo has always been one of the best day-to-night ensembles, thanks to its über chic factor. Rock the fuss-free looks for your next night out, but this time, take cues from the runways by adding details that'll give the two-piece that amp-up. Dior and Jean-Paul Gaultier's satin looks are a good way to start—they add that extra sheen to the overall look. Don't forget to break off the covered up outfit with a slither of décolletage.
You can always count on the flouncy frills to add that bit of drama to the simplest of looks, and this season, the ruffles are out in full force. Take a style cue from Chanel and pair your embellished top with a tiered ruffled skirt for a feminine finish, or opt for frills on your shoulder and sleeves to give your monochrome hued looks (spotted at Georges Chakra and Giambattista Valli) that added interest.
The fluffy details may not be the most practical choice in our hot and humid weather, but step out of your comfort zone for a night in this more-is-more trend—just imagine how good they'll look with your every step. Dior and Alexis Mabille's gowns will make the perfect outfit for a black-tie event, but we're all for Fendi and Ralph & Russo's shorter options that'll be perfect on the dance floor.
There's no better time to show skin than at a party, and if the Haute Couture catwalks are any indication, deep V-necks are the way to go. The navel-grazing details gave Givenchy and Elie Saab's pantsuit-esque looks that sensual touch, including Georges Hobeika's fit-and-flare dress that radiated major princess vibes. Don't let the neckline restrict you; flaunt your toned pins in the gilded playsuit from Zuhair Murad—it's a refreshing pick for a night out.
Opinions may be divided when it comes to the soft metallic fabric, but with the array of eye-catching looks on the runways this season, you're bound to change your mind if you're not (yet) a fan. Whether you'd like to rock lame head-to-toe in Valentino, or incorporate hints of skin à la the asymmetrical Rani Zakem and the sheer Azarro Couture dresses, you'll get our seal of approval. We particularly like Clare Waight Keller's use of contrasting fabrics in the Givenchy look.