Need a Holiday Party Outfit? Amal Clooney's at Your Service
Amal Clooney's closet is full of inspiration for any type of girl. Whether you're the boho type or a business lady, there's no end to the outfit ideas this woman offers. Amal maintains a busy schedule — she's a human rights lawyer and activist, a mom of two, and she makes time to support her husband's Hollywood career — so how does she take her wardrobe from work to play?
Well, when Amal parties, she goes all out. Her rule for ritzy occasion dressing is simply this: opt for high-shine and regal-like glamour, taking all box clutches and statement earrings into consideration. Ahead, find tips we've gleaned from Amal's looks that will help you construct fabulous Winter ensembles made for going out.
Don't Be Afraid to Go Monochrome in Gold
Amal went all out with metallics when she attended Farfetch and William Vintage's Gianni Versace Archive celebration in a vintage Versace dress in October 2017.
The Addition of 1 Pussy-Bow Can Be Superfestive
Amal wore this Gucci dress while out in New York in September 2016.
Play Up the Glamour With Shimmering Drop Earrings
Amal played up this asymmetrical Alexander McQueen number with dramatic statement earrings during her wedding weekend in September 2014.
Florals Are Festive For Any Season — Draw Attention to Them
The floral appliqué on Amal's Giambattista Valli dress had added shine, so she coordinated iridescent pumps with the number during her wedding weekend in September 2014.
Dark Leather and Light Tweed Complement Each Other
Amal offset a pair of fierce pants with an intricately embroidered jacket for a night out in March 2015.
Ground a Loose, Sexy Dress With Power Pumps
Amal wore a flashy gold minidress with a mirrored box clutch, patent heels, and Oscar de la Renta earrings at the Casamigos Tequila launch in Spain in August 2015.
Winter Whites Look Even Better With a Flash of a Holiday-Friendly Color
Your dress doesn't have to be Gucci, like the one Amal wore for the Women in the World reception in September 2016, but you can search for a design with an added ribbon or contrast panel.
Pastels Can Work in the Fall and Winter — Just Add Festive Accessories
Amal played up this pink Roland Mouret cocktail dress with a gold clutch, pumps, and drop earrings.
Don't Be Afraid to Play With Texture
Amal isn't the only one who proves an abundance of texture works all at once. She coordinated this crinkled silver Lanvin set with a furry clutch and bolero at Charlotte Tilbury's Christmas party in December 2015, and Olivia Palermo recently wore three different velvet pieces at once, confirming the limit does not exist.
Red and Silver Is the Color Combination That Takes the Cake During the Holidays
Amal's red floral Giambattista Valli fit-and-flare was complete with silver Dior heels and Lorraine Schwartz jewels at the Hail, Caesar! premiere in February 2016.
Strappy Shoes Can Be the Focal Point of Your Whole Look
Amal's kelly green Versace mini definitely attracted the cameras during a New York outing in September 2015, but when we took in every detail, we were equally as struck by her strappy stilettos.
Party Pants Come in Satin or Silk — Make No Mistake About It
Amal wore high-waisted Ossie Clark palazzo pants in a fun print with a black cold-shoulder crop top at an event in LA in October 2016.
Work a Casual Tunic With Textured Tights to Make It Look Fancy
Amal's Dolce & Gabbana t-shirt dress was played up by leaf-embroidered black tights and booties at a screening in London in January 2017.
If You're Attending a Superfancy Event, Work a Slinky Maxi
Amal's custom Maison Margiela gown worked wonders with Manolo Blahnik pumps and a textured Bulgari clutch. Rather than choosing a Christmas-friendly color like red, she glowed in gold.
The Best Way to Heighten a Black-and-White Look Is With a Red Lip
Amal's boho-inspired Giambattista Valli dress featured billowing sleeves and contrast stitching at the hem for date night with George in New York in April 2015.
An LBD With Personality Makes All the Difference
Amal's design came complete with a knot and gathering at the center. She styled the look with a Bottega Veneta cranberry bag for a visit to the UN Headquarters in March 2017.
For a Work Party, Style a Bright Dress With a Sophisticated Coat and Party Heels
Who says your party pumps don't belong at the office? Amal wore her Oscar de la Renta pair with two vintage pieces — a Balmain trench and Dior dress — and an Altuzarra bag while out in London in March 2017.