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    Get the menswear-inspired trend right with our list of jackets and accessories for the party season

    When Emma Watson stepped out in a slick St Laurent suit on the David Letterman show earlier this year, it sparked off a trend that veered away from predictable party girl dresses to edgy androgynous that designers like Ritu Kumar and Prabal Gurung were quick to zero in on. So get yours just right for when the clock strikes 12. Text: Rashmi Rajagopal

    2612Fashion1aNeon siren
    Make a statement in this bright peach number by Namrata Joshipura, crafted exclusively for perniaspopuphop.com as part of the Lakme Fashion Week Styling Installation. Made from 100 per cent polyester, it would work brilliantly with a crisp white shirt and a metallic neck piece. Rs.10,500 at perniaspopupshop.com

     2612Fashion6aWhite vision
    From Prabal Gurung comes this elegant white number with just a little hint of black from the closure tab making it a little bit more interesting. The unique wrap detail in the front makes it a remarkable standout piece complete with silk lining. Rs.44,035. Details: saksfifthavenue.com

    2612Fashion8aLady in red
    Ritu Kumar has crafted this refre-shingly simple red tuxedo jacket made from neoprene jersey. The detail of the black lapels adds an interesting element of contrast. Team with a cream shirt and jet black fitted trousers or skirt to pull off the desired look. Rs.7,200. At St Mark’s Road.
    Details: 41120278

    2612FashionNew1aKnotty affair
    The iconic Knot, one of Bottega Veneta’s most beloved clutches makes for a great NYE must-have. A blend of five different materials replicate the classic butterfly design. Black multi-sized studs and shiny trim add some depth while the rounded edges harks back to vintage style. Rs.2,48,715. At UB City, Vittal Mallya Road. Details: 41738932

    Web of love
    Opt for this funky piece, Heart of Gold, from Eina Ahluwalia to add a feminine edge to your power dressing ensemble. Crafted from 22 carat gold plating on metal, the product is handcrafted by skilled craftsmen. Pin it up on a contrasting dark suit to bring out the gleam of the metal. Rs.8,250. At Amethyst, Chennai. Details: 044 45991633

    2612FashionNew2bEdged out
    This double link bike chain bracelet from Mawi is sure to lend some extra edginess to your ensemble. The piece is plated with hematite and the contrasting gold detail studded with a red stone and crystals doubles its impact. Rs.35,977. Details: mawi.co.uk

    Flower power
    Lending feminity to the tuxedo look is Roberto Cavalli with this monochrome floral-print jacket. The piece comes with a button and chain link front fastening and a layered lapel adds an extra element of style. Pair with fitted white trousers and you’re good to go. Rs.89,020. At DLF Emporio, New Delhi. Details: 011 46960000

    Animal instinct
    This stunning gazelle ring by Amrapali is a definite conversation starter. The fierce yet sculptural gazelle design lends it edginess. Crafted from 18 carat gold-plated silver, enamel, crystals and reconstituted turquoise, this one is sure to rock your suit jacket. Rs.24,800. At FM Cariappa Road. Details: 8750428685

    2612FashionNew3aDash of bling
    Pair a serious-looking tux with this gorgeous body harness by Outhouse at the party of the season. The piece is 18-carat rose gold-plated with the neckpiece made of swarovski crystals and malachites set in genuine leather and base metal. Rs.32,500. At Meher Chand Market, New Delhi. Details: facebook.com/sasha1011

    Colour coded
    Givenchy adds some fun to the mix with this colour-block tuxedo jacket. The woollen garment features four closely placed buttons on each cuff, with a welt pocket and tab. A simple silk camisole in matching orange would be a great way to complete the look. Rs.1, 67, 224. Details: selfridges.com

    Neon siren
    Make a statement in this bright peach number by Namrata Joshipura, crafted exclusively for perniaspopuphop.com as part of the Lakme Fashion Week Styling Installation. Made from 100 per cent polyester, it would work brilliantly with a crisp white shirt and a metallic neck piece. Rs.10,500 at perniaspopupshop.com

     

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