The Ark Style Guide: Holiday Outfits

Whether you're heading to a work Christmas Party or a casual family catch up this holiday season, The Ark is here to take the guess work out of planning your holiday outfits for every date in the diary this December with beautiful Australian Made pieces that can be dressed up or down and mixed and matched for the endless styling opportunities.

Simple Monochrome Holiday Outfit Idea

The Corporate Gala

If you're heading to a more formal soiree this celebration season, The Ark has you covered with elegant and versatile pieces to keep you looking stylish and sophisticated without comprimising on comfort. Bronte from our Hampton team wears the Orla Top in the best-selling Carda Print, paired back with the Cadi Pant in Black for an elevated ensemble that exudes elegance while delivering a sophisticated and professional style. Accessorising with the Jolie Earrings in Silver and either a flat shoe such as the Vesper Slide or an elegant heel will elevate the look for a stylish finish to complete this holiday outfit.

Minimal Monochrome Holiday Outfit Inspiration

The Office Party

Attending a more casual work event this end of year season and looking for a more relaxed style that maintains its professionalism? Look no further! Bronte shoes off the perfect smart casual holiday outfit, perfect for an office party or corporate casual event. The 2 Layer Long Sleeve Top is a best-seller from our Basic collection and pairs back effortlessly with the Delphine Pant in a stunning gingham print. Finish off the look with Jolie Earrings, Two Layer Necklace, Daniella Bag and an elegant shoe for a put-together look this celebration season.

Summer Shift Dress Holiday Outfit Idea

The Boat Party

Do you have an activity based holiday event coming up that you're wanting to look stylish and put-together for? The Ark has you covered with stylish holiday outfits that offer practicality and ease of wear. Shelley from our Hampton team wears the Tokyo Shift Dress, accessorised with a statement necklace for an effortlessly stylish but relaxed ensemble. Opt for a simple heel for more formal events, or a practical flat such as the Sailor Runner or Jane Sandal for activity based get togethers.

Summer Holiday Lunch Outfit Style Inspiration

Lunch with the Girls

Heading out with the girls to celebrate the holiday season? We've curated the perfect look that combines equal parts comfort and glam to achieve an effortlessly elegant outfit. The Kerkini Top in Aqua Mist is a tunic-inspired pop-over top with classic v-neckline and voluminous three quarter sleeves to lighten the silhouette. Paired with the wardrobe staple Capri Pant in White, Madison Clutch Bag and Lauren Hoop Earrings to complete the look. Add a classic heel or a stylish flat depending on your personal preference and style for the perfect holiday outfit.

High Tea Outfit Linen Midi Skirt Style Inspiration

Afternoon High Tea

If you're off to an afternoon high tea this festive season, we're here to help you create the perfect holiday outfit that will have you feeling stylish and confident. Starting with the Amelia Shirt in Powder Blue, a classic blouse featuring a stunning v-neckline and gathered sleeves for an airy, voluminous look. Our stylist Shelley has paired this with the Vallo Skirt in Agave, an a-line midi skirt tailored with angled paneling and made from a premium linen blend. For a more elevated ensemble, pair with a strappy heel and statement clutch and accessorise with the Jess Necklace and Lauren Hoop Earrings. If you prefer to opt for flats, style with the Jane Sandal.

Summer Holiday Brunch Outfit Inspo

The Garden Brunch

Off to a celebratory brunch this season? Explore a wide range of versatile pieces that offer endless styling opportunities. Our stylist Shelley wears the Basic 2 Layer Singlet in White, paired with the Isola Pant in Latte Stripe. Add the Olivia Necklace for a chic finish and complete the look with a wedged heel, or a comfortable and stylish flat such as the Augie Slides for the perfect holiday outfit.

Monochrome Linen Holiday Outfit

The Summer BBQ

If you're looking for a casual style that offers comfortable and breathable coverage through the warmer months, The Ark has curated the perfect holiday outfit for you. Whether you're off to a backyard BBQ or a picnic at the park, Bronte shows off a stylish ensemble that doesn't comprimise on comfort. The Como Shirt is a best seller for good reason. Made from the fabric of the season, the Como Shirt is ultra wearable in breathable 100% Linen with a relaxed silhouette and comfortable coverage. The perfect piece for versatility, wear buttoned up like Bronte, or unbottoned as a layering piece. Pair back with the always popular Delphine Pant in Gingham, the perfect trans-seasonal pants, known for their soft and stretchy fit and featuring a wide pull-on waistband for ease of wear. Finish off the classic and versatile Sailor Runner and the Disc Earrings for an elegant touch.

Aqua Shirt Summer Holiday Season Outfit

At Home with The Family

Whether you're hosting a gathering at home this holiday season or simply looking to elevate the everyday and curate an effortlessly stylish wardrobe, The Ark has fashioned several looks to take you through summer and beyond with ease and versatility. Bronte wears the Pietra Shirt in Aqua. A feminine silhouette in luxe linen and the perfect style staple this season, the Pietra Shirt pairs back effortlessly with the classic Delphine Pant in Silver Stripe. Paired with the Jane Sandal and Jolie Earrings, this is the perfect holiday outfit for effortless elegance this sunny season.

Wherever you're heading this celebration season, The Ark has the perfect pieces with the versatility to offer endless styling possibilities for every occasion. Create a wardrobe full of pieces you love and take the guess work out of styling holiday outfits this season. Shop all of our holiday outfits and more in one place by visiting our virtual style room.