Get your picture-perfect looks together, because the holiday season is coming at us with full force. Whether you’ll be posing for family group shots or celebrating the season on the town, you’re going to need a remarkable wardrobe to take you through the holidays and into the New Year. This is an easy expectation given the number of options provided by fashion designers who have released new clothing and accessories specifically for the holidays. Discover some of the best festive fashion collections for 2022 ahead.
British fashion label J.W. Anderson created a holiday gift guide to shop for yourself or a loved one during this festive season. The collection contains gift-ready items for last minute shoppers, like shoes and bags. There’s also party-ready looks in the collection to get you through the rolling social commitments scheduled throughout the holidays. Inspired by all things you’d find at a party, J.W. Anderson’s Autumn-Winter 2022 holiday edit consists of fun fashion finds like chandelier tops, deflated balloon tops, and fringed trousers.
Shop the collection here.
On the hunt for a unique gift this year? Look no further than Prada Crytped. The Italian fashion brand is proving its ongoing commitment to its Web3 community with the brand’s holiday drop, The December Timecapsule. For 24 hours on December 1st at 3 PM CEST, the brand’s unisex holiday sweater will be available along with a corresponding NFT that grants holders access to global brand events, like Prada Mode and Prada Extends. The limited edition sweater is made with cosy Merino wool and has the Prada logo embroidered onto its exterior, along with a holiday-themed pattern. The classic style of the sweater lends itself to wear over the holidays for years to come, and the NFT’s access to future brand events makes it the gift that keeps on giving, for yourself or a loved one, this holiday season.
Carefully crafted for maximum warmth and versatility, Moncler‘s Gaia Pocket Mid Boot is an obvious choice for functional après-ski fashion. The iconic shoes come in a range of eye-catching colourways that will liven up your trek on mountainous terrain or your walks about town. Whether you’re the adventurous type who hits the slopes or someone who prefers to lounge in the lodge, these boots are a packing essential for your next holiday to a snowcapped ski resort.
Last minute shoppers can discover gift-ready items at BY FAR. The accessories brand created a 2022 holiday gift guide for fashion enthusiasts, complete with a wide range of elevated everyday items and cult accessories. From statement bags to boots, this list of can’t-go-wrong gifts for her is a perfect gift to yourself or a loved one this Christmas.
The BY FAR holiday edit is available to shop online here and in-store at Bloomingdale’s Dubai in The Dubai Mall.
rotate by Birger Christensen
There’s a superstition that your New Year’s Eve celebration has influence over the next year of your life. What better way to set a precedent for the New Year than to reel it in with an impactful outfit? The clothes in Rotate by Birger Christensen’s “Celebration” collection can help you achieve that new year, new me energy. Step into your power with the garments in the resplendent collection, which feature bright metallics, shimmering sequins, and luxurious crystal netting. Any option from Rotate’s “Celebration” collection is about as brilliant as the night–and year–you’re bound to have.
Discover the full collection, here.
Between a holiday eveningwear edit and a selection of gift-ready items, Matchesfashion is a one-stop shop for the holidays this year. The luxury e-tailer has curated items to get us through the season, with dedicated holiday collections. From luxury ornament sets to gowns from brands like 16Arlington, Matchesfashion has tailored its shopping experience to make it easier for us to navigate the holidays. Gifts range from Dhs 133 to Dhs 74,340, and clothing and accessories starts as low as Dhs 293 to Dhs 243,611. With so many decisions to make leading up to the New Year, make crossing “what to wear” and “what to give” off of the list a breeze.
Holiday bag hunting ends at Delvaux. The accessories label launched its latest line of party-ready bags in its Brilliant Celebrations Collection. The bags are inspired by the festive season and come in appropriately holiday-themed colourways (classic black, multicoloured embellishments, and metallic gold) to match your favourite holiday looks.
Linda Farrow x Nima Benati
Have the back-to-back holiday RSVPs, but not the energy? Opt for a statement accessory that communicates your joyous mood for you, like a pair of sunglasses from the Linda Farrow X Nima Benati collection. The limited edition eyewear line consists of one of Farrow’s best-selling silhouettes in four bold colourways: silver, yellow, green, and pink. True to the sparkling holiday spirit, the designers adorned each pair with Swarovski crystals that match the colour of the jewel-toned frames. Wearing a pair is certain to make you shine in any situation.
This festive holiday collection will be available on November 15th, here.
The Michael Kors Holiday Gift Guide is the North Star of strong seasonal looks, with plush faux fur accents and shimmering metallic materials featured throughout the collection. Its accessories and apparel are also rendered in colours associated with autumn and winter, like gold, red, and silver. It’s the new go-to for upcoming events, whether you need a convenient twinset or are looking for layering pieces to go with your wardrobe favourites.
Longstanding traditions make the holidays feel timeless, and you can share that feeling year-round with a loved one by gifting an iconic item from a brand like The House of Fabergé. The jeweller is notorious for its signature Imperial Easter Eggs, and for this holiday season, the house is sharing a piece of that history in its latest line of egg-shaped pendants. Open one of these mini eggs to reveal a sweet miniature statue that’s reminiscent of the season, like a snowflake or penguin. This luxury holiday gift is a strong match for fashion enthusiasts who appreciate the classics.
Discover Fabergé’s winter accessories line, here.
CH Carolina Herrera X Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts
Opt for a culturally inspired gift this holiday season, created by House of Herrera. CH Carolina Herrera paired up with Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts ahead of the holidays to create a limited edition line of the Initials Insignia handbag, reimagined with a woven strap created by Sadu artisan, Umm Naser. The strap was made with the traditional techniques practised at Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts and comes in a green, white and red colourway as a tribute to National Day, perfectly blending their love for the nation with the act of gift-giving.
The CH Carolina Herrera x Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts’s bag will be available upon request in stores across the UAE starting November 30th.
Never Fully Dressed
If you’re a city dweller looking to reel in the New Year with a night on the town, then Never Fully Dressed has you covered. The British fashion brand released its holiday 2022 collection, adorned with all of the festive trappings fit for upcoming celebrations. The fashion line is filled with garment materials associated with the holidays, like shimmering sequins and sparkling fabric. If it doesn’t fill you with holiday cheer, we don’t know what will.
Shop Never Fully Dressed’s holiday 2022 fashion collection here.
Missoni launched its latest collection, “Contemporary Mood for the Holidays,” just in time for the holiday season. The watchmaking company reimagined three of its bestselling women’s styles in new patterns for the seasonal range: the Missoni M1, Missoni Gioiello, and the 331 Active Lady. Distinct and statement-making, these luxury watches are a perfect holiday keepsake that will remind you of this special time spent with loved ones year-round.