With the festive season on our icy doorstep, you’ve got about three seconds before your social calendar fills up. Whether you’re drinking mulled wine pre-Christmas or the fizz of New Year, there will be no shortage of events – and you’ll need an outfit for each.
But whatever your winter look, your hair is an easy way to add a runway-inspired touch (even to that intentionally ugly jumper).
Sleek, deep-parted looks made an appearance in the SS17 shows, with Balmain sending models out with slicked to the side ‘dos. But the look is lasting – similar styles were seen in Jason Wu’s SS18 show.
We loved it as a summertime go-to, but the style works equally well for rocking around the Christmas tree.
Follow ELLE Junior Fashion Editor Felicity Kay’s guide to get the look: