How will you be spending your New Year’s Eve? At home with family? Going to a house party with friends? Or heading out to a lavish party?
We’ve got you covered with the best new year’s eve outfits and lots of ideas on what to wear for new year’s eve!
First, some tips for putting together New Year’s Eve outfits
Just as there’s no right way to celebrate New Year, there’s no right New Year’s Eve outfit; so long as what you wear helps you to see in the New Year in the style and confidence you want to project for the year ahead.
While Christmas tends to be a time of tradition, New Year is a time to make resolutions, try something different, be more daring and stand out.
Think about the style you really want to achieve in the year ahead, and dress accordingly.
Vanessa (above) opts for a pair of silver-gray pants.
You could also add a touch of asymmetry to an outfit as another way to help you to stand out.
Don’t be uncomfortable
Style and comfort don’t have to be mutually exclusive.
As you will be celebrating until at least midnight, you won’t want heels you can’t walk in at the end of the night.
If you find stilettos uncomfortable, opt for block or kitten heels instead.
There are more ideas here on the most comfortable AND stylish heels to wear.
Think about how your outfit will move
Are you heading to a party? Will there be dancing? Don’t just think about how your outfit looks standing in front of a mirror, but how it will move with you.
You may like a dress which you can twirl in!
Mayte (above) wears a red dress with a full skirt.
Choose a hero piece
If you are struggling for New Year’s Eve outfit inspiration, start with one piece and work from there.
That could be a sparkly pair of shoes or a fabulous pair of drop earrings.
Karen (above) opts for a statement pair of sequinned pants.
The best New Year’s Eve outfits for you
Now that you’re thinking about the best way to put together a look for New Year’s Eve, let’s get down to some serious inspiration.
These New Year’s Eve outfits have every eventuality covered, whether you are going out, staying in, or watching the fireworks with your kids or grandkids.
Don’t forget to let me know what you’ll be wearing this New Year in the comments below. I’d love to hear about your outfit choices.
Madeline (above) looks stunning in a yellow satin dress.
NYE outfit: A sequin suit
While sequin dresses will be seen aplenty on the dance floor on New Year’s Eve, how about taking the sequin trend and going for something different.
A sequin suit will make an even bigger impact. Plus, you can always wear your jacket and pants as separates throughout the rest of the year.
Gibson sequin blazer – Grace Karin wide leg pants – SUITSTUDIO silk shirt – Naturalizer ankle strap sandal – Clare V. leather zip clutch – Kendra Scott drop earrings – Gorjana crescent pendant necklace
NYE dress ideas: A feather dress
New Year’s Eve is often a time for being fun and frivolous and letting your hair down.
I can’t think of an outfit which embodies that better than one featuring feathers.
New Year’s Eve tops: Faux fur and a print twist top
New Year is a great time to play around with pattern and texture. You could opt for a faux fur stole to add some extra glamour to your outfit.
New Year’s Eve outfit ideas: Plaid and a cozy knit
You may not be spending your New Year’s Eve indoors at a glitzy party.
If you are outside watching fireworks with family or friends, you will want an outfit that is both warm AND stylish to keep you warm.
A bright plaid coat will get you noticed while keeping you cozy.
New Year’s Eve jumpsuit and wrap
A jumpsuit is always a great way to stand out at any party where most people will be wearing dresses.
Add some seasonal style to yours with a faux fur collar wrap.
What to wear on New Year’s Eve: A statement coat
If you will be spending New Year’s Eve outdoors, I can’t think of a better way to make a statement, and to keep out the chill, than with a long, faux fur red coat.
Let this be your hero piece and you can keep the rest of your outfit relatively simple.
New Year’s Eve sequin dresses and skirts
Sequins always come into their own during the party season.
Team a sequin skirt with a wrap top, along with leopard print and a pop of red for added impact.
New Year clothes: Stripes and wide leg pants
Heading out to dinner rather than to a very formal party? How about teaming a bold striped top with wide-legged pants?
You can always add a little extra glamour with a faux fur topper and stylish jewelry.
For retro glamour with a contemporary touch, you could team a pussy bow blouse with a metallic skirt.
Add a check coat complete with faux fur collar, and you’re good to go.
Read our ultimate guide to creating a capsule wardrobe that works best for you.
What will you be wearing for New Year? Don’t forget to tell me about your New Year’s Eve outfits in the comments below. Happy New Year!
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