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The 5 Best Outfits for New Year’s Eve 2013

New Year’s Eve is right around the corner! So whether you’re gearing up for a girls’ night out, a party with the fam or something in between, these outfit ideas will stop your what-to-wear freak out and get you excited for the biggest party night of the year. Bring out the glitz and the glam and start the New Year off right by showing off your fabulous style!

1. Date Night

Top: Topshop, $72

Skirt: Topshop, $30

Purse: Monsoon, $50

Tights: Daily Look, $16.99

So what if you ate a lot of cookies at your family Christmas party? This outfit is extremely flattering!  Try a skater skirt and sequin top to look festive and fun.

Another great way to add something unique to your New Year’s Eve outfit look is to try different patterned tights.  Of course, classic black ones always look great, but a pattern like this can take your look to the next level. Don’t forget to grab a bag before you head out, like this embellished clutch that matches the outfit perfectly!

2. Girls’ Night Out

Top: American Eagle, $22.48

Shorts: Nasty Gal, $37.20

Necklace: Sole Society, $34.95

Ponytail Holder: Nordstrom, $12

Shoes: Mango, $69.99

Tights: Zara, $15.99

This outfit is perfect for a night downtown with your girlfriends. A bunch of sequins on a pair of shorts never hurt anybody! This isn’t your average winter outfit, but shorts in the winter are fine as long as you have some tights to go with it.

This look is a spin on your classic all-black dressy attire. The gold embellishments make your outfit New-Year’s-Eve-ready. Throw your hair up into a ponytail after you add some curls and the attention will be all on you and your accessories. A gold spiked necklace, a gold ponytail holder and gold embellished heels make this look stand out!

If you’re going to be outside and tights just won’t shield you from the winter chill, don’t think pants are too casual for parties! It’s all about how you dress up your look.

3. Family New Year

Dress: Mango, $39.99

Jacket: Forever 21, $39.80

Tights: Anthropologie, $15

Shoes: Kenneth Cole, $59

Leather jackets are perfect for completing a look and keeping you warm, and let’s face it: unless you’re lucky enough to live on the beach, most of us are subject to the freezing temperatures of December and January.  This black sequined dress is flattering and makes a bold New Year’s Eve statement!  Throw your hair up in a sock bun and try a subtle smoky eye to make a dramatic look. You can even experiment with brightly colored accessories. Most everything goes with silver and gold!


4. Bold New You

Jumpsuit: Dorothy Perkins, $39

Necklace: Zara, $25.99

Shoes: Zara, $49.99

Jacket: Boohoo, $70

If you love being the talk of the party, you’ll adore this look. A jumpsuit is an adventurous and stylish statement piece. To keep warm, complete the look with a sequin jacket or blazer. This outfit definitely speaks for itself, so avoid going overboard with accessories, hair and makeup. A bold statement necklace would be perfect for adding color or glitz and glam.

5. Celebrating with Friends

Top: Boohoo, $36

Pants: Swell, $39.50

Purse: Free People, $68

Wearing an embellished top is a great way to be creative while avoiding ostentation when going to a small get-together with friends or family. Try a sequined purse if you aren’t into pieces with all-over sequins.

There’s no reason to limit yourself to jeans if you’re going with pants! These faux leather pants will make your legs look great and give your outfit more edge.

Don’t forget to paint your nails this New Year’s Eve, either! Lastly, put on some bold and beautiful lipstick to bring color into your black-on-black ensemble.


There are so many ways to show your style and start the New Year off right.  Take advantage of the opportunity to add some glitz and glamour to your outfit, whether it’s at a family get together or a girls’ night out.  Try these awesome looks and you’ll be sure to impress everyone!

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