Celebrate the start of a festive season with lovely party dresses, sparkly jersey tees, and an embellished peplum skirt. These patterns are from the December 2013 issue of Burda Style magazine. Make your season bright!
Fluttery chiffon is lined with organza for a dress that can be worn on its own or over the Strappy Dress. This is a demure look for parties, first dates, or dinner parties.
Pair this simple Shift Dress with your highest heels for a demure party look. Solid color gabardine is elegant and shows off the unique seam lines at the bottom of the dress.
The Jersey Top is a staple. An easy dolman shape is comfy and cute in patterned jersey.
A soft dolman silhouette is transformed in sparkly lamé jersey. This top will perk up any outfit with just enough sparkle and shine! Add dangly earrings for a party-ready outfit.
Get a sophisticated look with the unique cut of the long sleeved Princess Dress. A pointed hip yoke, button detail, and pleated skirt are modern and elegant.
Delicate printed chiffon gives this dress beautiful movement and a fairy tale look. This dress is lined with crêpe de chine for a luxurious touch, and makes a wonderful outfit for any occasion. Get a bold look in gem toned chiffon, or make it in white for a soft bridal look.
Take a peplum pencil skirt to the next level with glittery embellishments. This silhouette is so feminine and flattering in wool gabardine.
This silky Kimono Jacket has the relaxed charm of a smoking jacket or luxe pajamas. Tie it on over cigarette pants for effortless style.
Three luxurious fabrics combine for one sumptuous little Lace Top. Pair it with dark skinny jeans and heels for cocktails, or a satin pencil skirt for a party. Show off the texture play with different color combinations.
Take a page from Coco Chanel with a short box jacket in ultra feminine lace. This is a great piece to have on hand when your outfit needs a little extra pop.
The Inline Blouse has a unique construction: sleeve pieces meet at the front for a split neckline and are seamed at the back, creating an empire waistline. The silhouette has relaxed, pretty drape.
A smart Print Blazer in a fun print with contrast satin lapels makes a bold party look. Pair it with skinny black pants, or throw it over a cocktail dress!
These pieces are fancy enough for holiday parties, but wouldn’t look out of place at a wedding or dinner out on the town. Try a fun print, pop of lace, or swirl of chiffon to spice up your holiday season.