The festive season is fast approaching as well as the inevitable celebrations that accompany it. Whether it’s your staff party or Christmas day with the family, we’ve picked out the holiday must-haves in the central city to impress at this Christmas.

For the ladies: 


Felicity Blush Floral Frill SS Tiered Mini Dress, $169.90 | Flo & Frankie | 7/21 Queen St

Look pretty and enjoy the sunny weather with this stylish, lightweight dress from Flo & Frankie. Add some earrings and a necklace to make this statement piece standout even more and easily pair up with white sneakers, heels or sandals. 


Shirred Organic Cotton Blouse, $170 | Karen Walker | 31 Galway St

This elegant blouse is a perfect addition to complete the look. Cut in a light and breezy organic cotton voile, this romantic blouse will look delicate yet be so comfortable, it will become your wardrobe go-to long after this occasion. Pair it with a skirt or short and sandals for this Christmas outfit.


Casabianca Sleeveless Braided Dress, $455 | Aje | 1 Queen St

Familiar in style, this is a new season update based on a beloved favourite, the Hushed Mini Dress. An in-house developed braiding technique adds refined texture to this new signature Ice Blue mini smock dress. Wear with Aje braided chunky slides for the ultimate statement.

Black Sandal

Tia Sandal, $240 | Mi Piaci | 10 High St

Tia Sandals go perfectly with so many outfits, great for going to the beach and for an evening look, being simple but so delicate. You can choose from three colours, black, pistachio and ballet pink. Pick black to go with any outfit for this Christmas occasion or pistachio for more of a statement. 


Andie Satin Slip, $289 | Ruby | 4 High Street

This cut midi dress from Ruby comes in a luxurious butter coloured satin. The wide straps and a panelled V-neck front and back give this dress a classically vintage shape. Pair it with sandals to make it a stylish Christmas outfit.

Long pink skirt

Victoria Skirt, $649 | Juliette Hogan | 8 Te Ara Tahuhu St

Turn heads this Christmas with this Juliette Hogan’s silk Victoria Skirt. It is the ultimate statement piece with flowy layers and its muted dusty pink colour. It will make any of your outfits stand out and quickly become your favourite. 

White shorts and crop top

Fenton Short, $130 | Kookai | 7/21 Queen St

Kookai keeps it relaxed yet chic with these white shorts, from a linen and cotton blend, perfectly breathable for these summer temperatures. High waist and a wide leg silhouette will keep you looking classic. Pair with a Fenton Tie Crop Top for a complete look or a plain white Tee for a more casual one. 

For the guys:

Floral shirt

The Elmton, $120 | 3 Wise Men | 2 High St

This is a classic cotton shirt with a bright and floral design from 3 Wise Men, that is sure to make you look festive this Christmas! For a casual look, pair this shirt with some jeans and sneakers. Don't forget, you can also buy a bundle deal and get 3 for $300.


Myles Dr Martens, $269.99 | Platypus | 162 Queen St

Dr Martens are known for their lace up boots, but Myles sandals are also a great choice from this well trusted brand. These are easy to pair with any outfit and will bring you all day comfort on this Christmas day.


Thomsons Crossing T-Shirt, $59.00 | Rodd & Gunn | 7/21 Queen St

Finish off a casual look this Christmas with this cotton T-shirt from Rodd & Gunn. The coral colour will make your outfit standout, making the shirt you get completely different and unique to you!


Vicuna and Black Leather Z Vintage Logo Reversible Belt | Zegna | 171 Queen St

Every man needs a leather belt, and Zegna gives you the perfect choice with this reversible belt to complete any outfit. It is made from vicuna colored and black calfskin for a subtle accent, and you will use it many times after this Christmas occasion. 

Last updated: 25 December 2021