Last updated on Jan 20th, 2015 at 01:38 pm

The party season is here and if you want to be the life of it, you’d better dress like it.

With gold, silver and glitter finishes being big news, you can take what might have been a simple look and give it an ab fab twist in a flash.  

Black and gold

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Above: Sheer inset shift dress R99,99, Mr Price; short knot necklace R112 and Clarins age-defying lipstick in Petal Pink R270, both Woolworths and gladiator sandals R119,99, Mr Price.

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Two-toned treasure

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Above: Style Republic flower necklace R220 and colourblocked shift dress R230, both spree.co.za; snakeskin stiletto R139,99, Mr Price and Revlon nail enamel Sheer Snowflake R99,95, Woolworths.

Bag of tricks

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Above: Crop top R39,99 and metal watch R99,99, both Mr Price; Mimco tiny sparkle pouch R299 and Revlon nail enamel R99,95, both from Woolworths and Fortune peplum pants R495, spree.co.za.

Add more sparkle

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Above: Glitter plimsoll R119,99, Mr Price; metallic crossbody bag R350 and metallic slingback wedges R350 both Woolworths and glitter phone pouch R29,99, Mr Price.

Which shimmering look is going to be your party pick?