What to wear to a club: your definitive guide

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What to wear to a club: your definitive guide

by Angelica Daujotas |

Nothing beats a big night out with the girls, whether you’re down at the local Pop World or celebrating in the big city, the club brings out the best (or worst...) in us all.

So, we’re going out, out and you need something simply STUNNING to wear as you step into the club. When it comes down to it, usually all you have to worry about is finding the PERFECT outfit and then returning home with all valuables in hand. Now, while we can’t help you ensure you don’t leave your bag in the Uber, we can help get you dressed for the occasion.

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Whether it’s a big birthday celebration or a spontaneous Thursday trip to the clurrrb, we’ve got options for every kind of club appearance.

We've taken inspiration from the best of the best, the connoisseurs of going out dressing. From Jess Hunt to Millie Court, we've found all the best outfits options to help you pick out what to wear to the club.

The LBD

An absolute classic, a little black dress goes a long way chef's kiss. With so many variations of the LBD now available, you can still stand out while keeping it simple. We’re obsessed with this patent bandeau dress donned by Jess Hunt herself. NEED.

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What to wear to a club: The LBD

Come Back Mini Dress Black
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Add some sparkle to your next event outfit with the Come Back Mini Dress in black. Complete the look with heels and jewellery to stand out in the crowd.

Eyes On You Black Long Sleeve Halter Neck Mini Dress
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Embody subtle sexiness in this glam but understated little black dress. Constructed from a premium stretch-jersey that hugs your figure, and full-body ruching that sculpts and enhances your curves, the 'Eyes on You' mini is the perfect dress if you want to look amazing on that special night out.

Missyempire Mesh Panel Keyhole Mini Dress In Black
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We're in love with this super sexy and flattering take on the LBD. Featuring gorgeous mesh detailing and a button-keyhole front this dress is designed to make you feel at the top of your game.

4th & Reckless X Elsa Hosk Leather Look Mini Dress In Black
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Made to turn heads, this leather dress needs no introduction. Crafted in a buttery faux leather, this sleeveless mini is flattering and feminine. The perfect party piece, take girls' night to the next level and add stiletto heels and minimal jewellery.

Black Chain Strap Mini Dress
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Simple with an extra touch of stunning. This black mini has chain strap detailing for that added flair, we love that you can dress this up for the club or pair it with trainers for a more chill night out look.

Pretty in pink

Pink to make the boys wink... pink is always a great idea and hot pink is the colour of the season. Go for a pink mini dress like Sophia, or switch it up with a gorge co-ord. Either way, you’re bound to stand out.

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What to wear to a club: Pretty In Pink

Shape Hot Pink Lace Up Back Bardot Bodycon Dress
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Add some seriously bold hues into your going out wardrobe with this dress. Style with another pop of bright colour for a look that will surely make you stand out.

ASOS DESIGN X MILLIE Co-Ord High Waisted Kickflare Trouser
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Perfect if you're not the biggest fan of dresses, this trouser two-piece will definitely turn heads at the club. Still feminine and sexy in pink, the flared trousers and crop top make for a super flattering fit.

Pink Satin Shoulder Pad Drape Mini Dress
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Keep it classy in this high neck pink dress, with shoulder pads and draped detailing, this mini dress is an ideal option for colder evenings.

Hot Pink Plisse Wrap Split Sleeve Crop Top
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Get ready to make a statement in this matching pink co-ord. style with the matching skirt and heels for a totally put-together look for the club.

Satin Slip Dress
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Keeping it simple with this satin slip dress, you'll have an infinite number of styling opportunities to take you from day to night.

Suited and booted

Who says suits aren’t clubbing appropriate? We’d like to plead our case. Take a look at Cinzia and her utterly gorgeous suit. We’re taking the inspo from her on this one because we’re in love with it all. To make your suit night-out-appropriate, style with a bralette or lacey bodysuit and, of course, some killer heels – that’s all you need.

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What to wear to a club: Suited And Booted

Topshop Suit Co-Ord In Turquoise, Oversized Blazer
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We are LIVING for this three-piece suit. With everything you need to hit the club in style, this gorge turquoise suit features a matching bralet, trousers and blazer. Buy it all and you're ready to go.

Huxley Set Satin Champagne
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Taking a note out of Cinzia's book, we've found this to-die-for two-piece set - we're obsessed with the champagne colour. Style with your own blazer if you want the full suited look, or as a two-piece for a low-key smart-casual vibe.

Oversized Boxy Cropped Blazer & Woven Thigh Split Mini Skirt
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All of this for under £40? We'll take it. A skirt suit is a great way to ease your way into the suit trend and still feel feminine and fun.

Cream Linen Look Halterneck Waistcoat
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Waistcoats are very much in and we're here for the revival. Think Britney and Madonna circa 2011 in the Me against the Music music video and add a tie into the mix. Complete the look with the matching straight leg trouser for an all-white ensemble.

Read more: What to wear with a blazer: your definitive guide

A shirt dress for every occasion

Straight off the back of the smart suit, a shirt dress is totes appropriate for the club. We’re living for Sarah Ashcroft’s look, the green shirt and lace-up heels. Go oversized or opt for a fitted ruched shirt depending on the vibe. We’re fans of every kind of shirt dress, tbh.

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What to wear to a club: A Shirt Dress For Every Occasion

Green Oversized Cuff Shirt
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Copy Sarah Ashcroft's look with the exact shirt dress she's wearing from Pretty Little Thing. Add some lace-up heels and a cute clutch for a blogger-worthy vibe.

Green Abstract Print Mesh Ruched Oversized Cuff Shirt Dress
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We're loving the print on this ruched shirt dress. Perfect for summer, this shirt dress will make them stop and stare. Wear with bright mules, a shoulder bag and simple accessories to complete the look.

Mesh Ruched Button Down Shirt Dress
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Another gorge ruched number, this shirt dress was designed to impress. Super flattering and feminine, this dress will compliment all body types.

Black Faux Leather Corset Detail Shirt Dress
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Go for sexy with this faux leather shirt dress. Featuring corset detailing and a button front perfect for creating a plunging neckline, this dress embodies the cool-girl aesthetic.

Orange Slinky Shimmer Ruched Shirt Dress
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Stand out from the crowd with a little help from this bright orange shirt dress.

Corset and cargos

Take inspo from ASOS style queen, Millie Court, as she proves corset tops are very much here to stay. Paired with on-trend cargo trousers and heels, voila you’re ready to step up in comfort and style.

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What to wear to a club: Corset And Cargos

Black Satin Bandeau Corset Top
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A classic black corset top is a staple for your going out wardrobe and this offering from Missguided is a steal.

Oatmeal Linen Look Cross Front Corset
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Doll up your look with this fabulous cross front corset top. After going viral last year, this top is a must-have.

ASOS DESIGN Mesh Monowire Ruched Corset In Animal
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Love at first scroll. If you're a fan of leopard print (um, who isn't?) you'll adore this corset top as much as we do. Style with black cargo trousers and brown heels and you're ready to dance the night away.

Satin & Vegan Leather Cargo Trousers
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While Millie Court's exact cargo trousers are currently out of stock, we've found a great alternative from the brand we love just as much. These trousers offer a sultry take on the traditional cargo, the deep waistband cinches your waist and gives you an hourglass silhouette.

Petite Stone Ruched Skinny Cargo Trousers
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These cargo bottoms are perfect for creating that edgy vibe. Team this with a corset top and mules for a look we are obsessed with.

Read more: Cargo pants: Dua Lipa and Bella Hadid have us hooked

The mini skirt co-ord

The mini skirt is back. We love a good Y2K throwback and the mini skirt is a naughties trend we can definitely get on board with. Master matchy-matchy in a co-ord; the mini and crop top are one of the coolest combos and an easy way to look trendy and put together.

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What to wear to a club: The Mini Skirt Co-Ord

Black Wave Print Stretch Woven Fold Over Detail Bandeau
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Get ready to steal the show with this foolproof bandeau and micro mini skirt co-ord. Featuring a black wave print, team it with the matching skirt and chunky heels to complete the look that will have all eyes on you.

Athena Set Blue
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Love, love, love this. This two-piece set features flattering ruching and added stretch to the material for comfort that lasts all night (and day) long.

White Co-Ord High Neck Underbust Crop Top
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Dare to go bold in white with this slinky mini skirt and crop top combo.

Topshop Co-Ord Fitted Satin Mini Skirt In Black
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Keep it low-key for the club with this understated mini skirt and cami top set. Perfect for a Thursday night vibe and great to re-wear separately for other occasions.

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