The Christmas season is all about giving. So, if you’ve spent the holiday period treating your loved ones, how about giving yourself a treat from some of the New Year sales discounts? Take a look below at some of the most stylish New Year sale picks to choose from…

first, What to remember when shopping the New Year sale

1. Think about new trends

While it’s important to hone your own style rather than slavishly following fashion, that’s not to say you shouldn’t keep an eye on the latest trends, as they can update existing outfits.

Don’t buy it just because it’s on sale

It’s tempting to buy something just because it’s heavily discounted, but this can be the best way to ensure you never wear your new item and it stays tucked away at the back of your closet. Make sure it suits you and it’s your size.

Shop for now and the next season

Take a look for pieces you can wear right now, and others you might want to put away until summer or a vacation. If you choose timeless options, they will last season after season.

The best choices from the New Year sales

Now, let’s take a look at some of the clothes, shoes and accessories that have caught my eye.

ruched t-shirt

Comfy t-shirts are a staple of any closet. But, you don’t have to choose a boring option. Ruching can add interest as well as being flattering to hide a little tummy.

More tops to hide a tummy in this article!

Caslon Ruched Knit T-Shirt | 40plusstyle.com

Caslon Ruched Knit T-Shirt

wrap top

Wrap styles are universally flattering, and the faux wrap top (below) will look good layered under a blazer now or worn with your white jeans and sandals for summer.

New Year sale choices - Loveappella Faux Wrap Top | 40plusstyle.com

Loveappella Faux Wrap Top

drapey top

A draped top is another great option to wear with your jeans. The cozy knit top (below) also has a flattering v-neck, and it has 50% off.

New Year sale choices - 1.STATE Cozy Knit Top | 40plusstyle.com

1.STATE Cozy Knit Top

striped top

Stripes can be slimming and elongating. Plus, they are a timeless pattern that won’t go out of style. I would wear the longer tunic style (below) over leggings.

New Year sale choices - Free People Arlo Wrap Top | 40plusstyle.com

Free People Arlo Wrap Top

cashmere sweater

The sales can be a good time to pick up some luxurious fabrics like the cashmere sweater (below) which will be perfect for adding a little warmth during winter or for cool summer evenings.

New Year sale choices - Nordstrom Cashmere Essential V-Neck Sweater | 40plusstyle.com

Nordstrom Cashmere Essential V-Neck Sweater

waterfall cardigan

Another flattering option for you! The hemline of the waterfall cardigan (below) will add interest to your outfit while helping to disguise any lumps or bumps.

New Year sale picks - Laila Ali Waterfall Jacket | 40plusstyle.com

Laila Ali Waterfall Jacket

moto jacket

A moto jacket is a style staple that can come in incredibly useful during cooler months. Just pop over your favorite summer dresses along with leggings or tights and a pair of boots and you can continue to wear your favorite warmer weather clothes into the cooler seasons. The longline jacket (below) is real suede and has an extra 39% off on top of 25% off.

New Year sale picks - BLANKNYC Long Suede Moto Jacket | 40plusstyle.com

BLANKNYC Long Suede Moto Jacket

water repellant jacket

A nice, cozy jacket is an essential to stay warm in the cooler seasons. While some parka jackets can be a bit shapeless and make you look boxy, the Sam Edelman coat (below), with up to 40% off depending on the color you choose, has a drawstring so you can still make sure you have a waist.

Sam Edelman Water Repellent Parka with Removable Faux Fur Trim in the new Year sale | 40plusstyle.com

Sam Edelman Water Repellent Parka with Removable Faux Fur Trim

trench coat

From casual coats, to one that will definnitely make an impact. The Karen Millen trench coat (below) looks like a beautiful abstract painting and will brighten up even the most simple of outfits. There’s an extra 10% off in the Karen Millen sale if you use the code SALE.

Karen Millen Shadow Droplet Printed Trench Coat | 40plusstyle.com

Karen Millen Shadow Droplet Printed Trench Coat

barefoot dreams cardigan

Many of you may be at home more than usual, so it’s always a good idea to have a warm, stylish cardigan you can pop over your loungewear, pajamas or as a layer over your jeans and t-shirt.

Barefoot Cardigan CozyChic Lite® Circle Cardigan | 40plusstyle.com

Barefoot Cardigan CozyChic Lite® Circle Cardigan

nydj straight leg jeans

NYDJ is one of my favorite jeans brands, and you’ll find there are plenty of NYDJ discounts in the Nordstrom sale, including the classic straight leg jeans below, which should go with any of the tops and tunics you already have in your closet.

NYDJ Marilyn Straight Leg Jeans | 40plusstyle.com

NYDJ Marilyn Straight Leg Jeans

zella leggings

If you’re making a resolution to be fitter and healthier in the New Year, or you just want leggings for casual days, Zella has some discounted options.

Zella Restore High Waist Soft Cross Band 7/8 Leggings | 40plusstyle.com

Zella Restore High Waist Soft Cross Band 7/8 Leggings

shirt dress

A shirt dress is versatile as you can wear as it is, open as a duster jacket or layered over leggings or pants. The patterned shirt dress (below) will definitely make a style statement.

Karen Millen Viscose Crepe Scarf Print Woven Shirt Dress | 40plusstyle.com

Karen Millen Viscose Crepe Scarf Print Woven Shirt Dress

jersey maxi dress

If you live in warmer climes, or are heading on vacation in 2022, the jersey maxi dress below is well reviewed, and will look great styled simply with a long necklace and sandals.

Loveappella V-Neck Jersey Maxi Dress | 40plusstyle.com

Loveappella V-Neck Jersey Maxi Dress

midi dress

One for the minimalists among you! Midi dresses are still very much on trend and the neutral COS midi dress (below) has 50% off.

COS A-Line Midi Dress | 40plusstyle.com

COS A-Line Midi Dress

blondo boots

Lug sole boots are very much on trend at the moment, and the Blondo booties (below) have been a very popular choice over the past few months. They are now pretty heavily discounted as they have 33% off with an additional 25% off on top of that.

Blondo Dagger Waterproof Boot in the New Year sale | 40plusstyle.com

Blondo Dagger Waterproof Boot

knee high boot

A pair of classic riding-style knee high boots is a good investment as you can wear with your dresses and skirts, or over your leggings or skinny jeans.

Naturalizer Rena Boot in the New Year sale | 40plusstyle.com

Naturalizer Rena Boot

tote bag

Let’s move onto some accessories now. The Kurt Geiger tote (below) is a good option if you like a roomy, slouchy bag. The discount varies depending on which color you opt for.

Kurt Geiger London Violet Leather Tote in the New Year sale | 40plusstyle.com

Kurt Geiger London Violet Leather Tote

crossbody bag

For a smaller, day-to-day option, when you just want to fit in a few essentials, the COACH bag (below) has varying discounts depending on whether you choose tan, watermelon or chalk shades.

COACH Quilted Leather Camera Bag in the New Year sale | 40plusstyle.com

COACH Quilted Leather Camera Bag

hobo bag

Another, classic, style for you. The Botkier hobo would go well with a minimalist wardrobe, and yet the zips give it a little bit of an edge.

Botkier Large Chelsea Leather Hobo in the New Year sale | 40plusstyle.com

Botkier Large Chelsea Leather Hobo

scarf

When looking for scarves in the New Year sale, I would look out for options in lovely, natural fabrics like the alpaca blend scarf (below).

rag & bone Sloane Soft Alpaca Blend Bouclé Scarf in the New Year sale | 40plusstyle.com

rag & bone Sloane Soft Alpaca Blend Bouclé Scarf

drop earrings

If you still have festive events to attend this season, or you will have events coming up in the next year, you can get some good discounts on real diamonds like the drop hoop earrings (below).

Monica Vinader Riva Diamond Hoop Drop Earrings in the New Year sale | 40plusstyle.com

Monica Vinader Riva Diamond Hoop Drop Earrings

Contemporary diamond ring

Another diamond option for you, the diamond ring (below) comes in a very contemporary style that will update your existing outfits.

Monica Vinader Baja Skinny Diamond Stacking Ring | 40plusstyle.com

Monica Vinader Baja Skinny Diamond Stacking Ring

cluster ring

Stacking your rings is a contemporary way to wear your jewelry. And, the cocktail rings (below) are already stacked for you, so you know they will fit together. Or, you could always wear on different fingers dependig on the fit.

Monica Vinader Siren Cluster Cocktail Ring | 40plusstyle.com

Monica Vinader Siren Cluster Cocktail Ring

Will you be treating yourself to anything in the New Year sales? I’d love to hear if you find a bargain. Let me know in the comments below.

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