A wise woman once said ‘A little party never killed nobody’…

…that woman, was Fergie. Now listen to her and make sure you look hella cute.

Here’s six things that are handy to have in prep for the party season, because the finishing touches really do count.

Links of London Regent watch at House of Fraser – Shop now

A good watch not only to ensure that you’re not tardy to the party, but also acts as a great finishing touch to a snappy outfit.

Reiss Kolin wholecut leather shoes – Shop now

Good shoes take you to good places, so ensure that they’re clean and smart.

Thom Browne striped knitted melange wool tie at Mr Porter – Shop now

You never know when you’ll have to break out the neckwear, so it’s always handy to have a tie on hand that will add some sartorial flair to any look.

Dents touchscreen cashmere lined leather gloves – Shop now

Gloves… why? Because it’s not chic to roll up freezing to death with frostbitten fingers. Blue fingers will not look chic with your orange smoking jacket.

New Look leather-look belt – Shop now

Keep your pants up and add that smart finishing touch.

Superdry socks – Shop now

Because bare mankle might look cute in the summer, but in winter blue ankles are not the one.