Jeanne Beker goes glam in her search for the per­fect high-end hol­i­day wear

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It’s party sea­son — there are work gath­er­ings, black-tie din­ners and, of course, New Year’s Eve. Canada’s top fash­ion ex­pert, Jeanne Beker, susses out the most glam­orous gowns, sexy frocks and lux­u­ri­ous looks for all your hol­i­day party needs.

SE­QUIN GA­LORE Milli, 231 Av­enue Rd., $7,595, “I have rarely seen such a mag­nif­i­cent dis­play of se­quins teamed with this rich plum vel­vet. It is to die for. You will stop traf­fic in this dress.” FRINGE FUN Want, 1788 Av­enue Rd., $779.95, “This is just fan­tas­tic for those of us who love fringes. It’s so well made with the beau­ti­ful mesh up top, it’s got a beau­ti­ful flow.”

RUST OVER RED Brian Bai­ley, Bayview Vil­lage, $1,495, “I adore this rust colour, it’s so rich and warm. I would take ad­van­tage of the band around the shoul­ders and put a brooch on that.” LEOP­ARD LUX­URY Roxy Earle x Le Chateau, Le Chateau, Prom­e­nade mall, $139.95, “I love this vel­vet de­voré fab­ri­ca­tion with this stun­ning col­oration.”

SEXY STUDS Poor Lit­tle Rich Girl, 2094 Yonge St., $299, “This is a very edgy dress, the studs are fan­tas­tic. It’s got a high sexy slit and a won­der­ful amount of stretch.”

SPARKLE IT UP Rewind, 577 Mt. Pleas­ant Rd., $450, “Bill Blass, what an iconic de­signer, and these gor­geous se­quins are done in a beau­ti­ful graphic pat­tern.”

GREEN WITH ENVY HazelLily De­signer Con­sign­ment, 510 Eglin­ton Ave. W., $1,195, “The way it’s cut, the way it’s draped, Zac Posen re­ally knows how to fit a woman’s body.”

AN ART­FUL TOUCH An­drews, Bayview Vil­lage, $835, “Lu­cian Matis is an artist first and fore­most. This re­ally has a hand­painted feel to it with the el­e­gance of the roses.”

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