The festive season is almost among us and we totally understand the pressure of planning and attending the perfect party. To help out your anxiety levels, we have found eight of the best Instagram accounts with all the inspiration you will need. From the dress to the drinks, the makeup to the music, we’ve got you covered to ensure you’re ready for each and every shindig.

Hair and Makeup | @serenawylliemakeup & @meccamaxima

Let’s start at the beginning. If you aren’t bound by time the ritual of getting ready can be fun and exciting. Creating the perfect makeup look is easy for some, but for those who need a little extra help, don’t worry!

@serenawylliemakeup is a Brisbane based hair stylist and makeup artist. She creates beautiful, natural looks, highlighting your best features. Whether you want to make a booking for a big event coming up, or just stalk her Instagram for some makeup inspo, the choice is all yours!


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Need some extra inspiration? Head over to @meccamaxima, to check out all the looks from natural nudes, to popping pinks or a bold blue eyeshadow!


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The Outfit | @styleaddict & @theonlydress_hire

Whether you want a statement Saturday night outfit or a spontaneous Sunday sesh get-up, @styleaddict is the perfect Instagram account to draw inspo from. No matter if you’re a ‘jeans and a top’, or ‘a dress and a pair of heels’ kind of girl, having a stalk of this stunning account will bring you all the inspo needed to piece together the perfect look.


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Do you have a formal event coming up, but can’t afford to invest in a new dress? Girl, us too! Dress hire Instagram accounts have become an extremely popular trend which we do not object to! If you need an outfit for just the night, head over to @theonlydress_hire.


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Eats | @platterparlour

Party pies and sausage rolls are no longer cutting it. These days, what goes on your table has to be “instagrammable”. We suggest, a platter. You can get all your platter inspiration from @platterparlour. They are a Brisbane based platter design company, which look almost too good to eat!


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Drinks | @gardencocktails

If you’re over 18 and looking for some creative cocktail ideas, check out @gardencocktails on Instagram for the ultimate inspiration. Not only does this account gift you with beautiful imagery, but it provides you with the recipes for cute and quirky cocktails that you can make at home!


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Decoration | @planned_events

We’ve spoken about them before, but we’ve seriously got nothing but good things to say about Planned Events. Whether you want to try your hand at decorating a streamer wall or make your very own champagne wall the girls will have it sorted for you.


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Music | @triple_j

Discover new music for own party playlist by checking out Triple J’s Instagram account. Triple J brings to light the best up and coming artists you might have never heard of! Surprise and excite your guests with cool new music, but, don’t forget to include some classic sing-a-longs (ABBA’s Dancing Queen is always a crowd pleaser).


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