While the 4:30pm sunsets and sub 5°C morning commutes may already be taking their toll, the prospect of the oncoming onslaught of Espresso Martinis and cheeseboards come December 1st is keeping us afloat.
But with great parties comes great responsibility (that's the saying, right?), and your festive wardrobe is going to need a serious injection of pizzazz if it's going to keep up.
We're not ready to plan our full #lewks just yet (who knows how much of an impact the early mince pies will have on our shape pre-office Christmas party), we're absolutely invested in the accessories.
The ultimate party shoe edit that'll ensure you slay all season
High on the agenda this season are sumptuous fabrics (think velvet, satins and silks), nostalgic embellishment (pearls, diamanté and jelly beading) and mules (Every. Single. Pair).
Scroll down to see 33 must-have accessories to see you through the festive season...