Details like deconstructed draping or colour blocking make all the difference to elevated basics such as a cotton jersey dress or a comfy hoodie.
(On her) Deconstructed cotton T-shirt dress, from Loewe.
(On him) Polyester hoodie and cotton pants, from Ermenegildo Zegna.
Shake your bonbons
Loewe’s Jonathan Anderson takes his love for crafty macrame to the next level with this sultry cocktail number for painting the town red.
Suede netted dress with printed inner dress, from Salvatore Ferragamo.
Take a spin
If dress codes allow for it, ditch the suit for a lightweight, textured top and straight-cut pants roomy enough to allow for a full range of movements.
Polyester embossed zip-front blouson and cotton pants, from Emporio Armani.
Formal wear need not be restrictive. The basic black maxi with a lush, feather trim and the wide-legged jumpsuit that looks like a skirt, offer wearers the freedom to nosh, drink and, of course, dance.
(On Lisha) Silk crepe dress with feather trim, from Valentino.
(On him) SilK tie-front shirt, wool jacket and wool pants, from Givenchy.
(On Alison) Tweed sequinned jumpsuit, from Chanel.
In the spotlight
Hedi Slimane’s reimagined Celine as a brand for the ‘80s disco girl is fully realised with this ultra-short sequinned party frock. How fun! For men, louche lounge suits are a refreshing change from fitted jackets and slim-cut pants.
(On Lisha) Sequinned dress, from Celine.
(On him) Polyester tank top, silk cotton wrap jacket and matching pants, from Dior Homme
Elegant, flowy skirts and flirty halter tops – silhouettes long favoured by dancers – are just as evergreen when worn outside the studio.
(On Alison) Mesh dress with satin belt and knit jumpsuit, from Dior.
(On Lisha) Silk halter dress, from Diane von Furstenberg.