10 Cool New Year's Eve Outfits—No Clichés Allowed

Angela Michail

If there's one night to go all out and turn heads, it's New Year's Eve. So if you find yourself in need of a last-minute outfit idea, you've come to the right place. Stylish celebrities and street style stars have been stepping out in NYE-worthy looks all year long. These New Year's Eve outfit ideas prove you don't have to resort to a formulaic short sparkly dress and pumps to be NYE-appropriate.

We rounded up 10 looks to ensure you're the best-dressed person in the room—sans the glitter. Now's the time to try something different: Many of these looks incorporate metallics in an interesting, directional way. Want to see some serious NYE-outfit inspiration? Keep scrolling to kiss 2019 goodbye in an outfit that's as non-cliché as they come. (Champagne and confetti sold separately.) Scroll down to see some of the chicest NYE-worthy outfits.

Pair a lace top with fancy trousers and strappy heels.

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Bardot Francesca Top in Black ($129)

Who What Wear Relaxed Paperbag Pants ($42)

Also available in more sizes.

It's impossible to not have fun in a star-printed minidress.

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Farm Rio Stardust Mini Dress ($160)

Try layering a sparkly silver dress underneath a blazer for a more unexpected look.

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H&M Jacket ($50)

Velvet Carmela Dress ($258)

A velvet wrap dress paired with ankle boots is wintery and chic.

Kiyonna Cara Crushed Velvet Wrap Gown ($148)

Shake things up by pairing a metallic miniskirt with pink (and more metallics).

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Retrofete Luna Skirt in Gunmetal ($295)

Topshop RHONDA Silver Tube Bling Mules ($75)

The perfect solution for those who hate sparkle is patent leather.

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Leith Juliet Sleeve Sweater ($59)

Lovers + Friends Orson Pant in Black ($218)

That fancy matching set you've been saving for a special occasion? Now's the time to wear it.

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Choosy Issa Vibe Top ($28)

Choosy Issa Vibe Pants ($38)

Zippered vinyl miniskirts are everywhere right now. Pair yours with black tights and a duster coat.

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Tiger Mist Clara Faux Leather Miniskirt ($69)

The cool-girl way to wear a short sparkly dress is with an oversize coat thrown over it.

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Good American The Luxe Velvet Robe Jacket ($185)

Take a break from off-the-shoulder tops and try a one-shoulder top instead. Just add jeans and white ankle boots.

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LPA Josephine Top in Dusty Gold ($238)

This was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated by Aleksija Vujicic.

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