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.
Bardot Francesca Top in Black ($129)
Who What Wear Relaxed Paperbag Pants ($42)
It's impossible to not have fun in a star-printed minidress.
Farm Rio Stardust Mini Dress ($160)
Try layering a sparkly silver dress underneath a blazer for a more unexpected look.
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).
Retrofete Luna Skirt in Gunmetal ($295)
Topshop RHONDA Silver Tube Bling Mules ($75)
The perfect solution for those who hate sparkle is patent leather.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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