Want to make the perfect entrance to any last minute Christmas party or, of course, New Year's Eve bash? Then look no further.

We've got exactly what you need, and it comes in the form of velvet blazers... What can we say? With the release of American Hustle on our radar, we're in a retro kind of vibe.

Velvet has made a strong comeback this season, and while we're not ready for full suit of the stuff, we're up for pairing our favourite skinny jeans with a velvet blazer. And you should be, too.

Wear one over a smart shirt or a more casual t-shirt, and off you go. Just avoid spilling liquids on them. Velvet, just like a bad reputation, is notoriously hard to clean up.