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

If there’s one night to go all out and get dressed up, it’s New Year’s Eve. So if you find yourself in need of a last-minute party outfit idea, you’ve come to the right place. Stylish celebrities and street style stars have given us plenty of inspiration for NYE-worthy looks and we’re taking notes. These New Year’s Eve outfit ideas prove you don’t have to resort to a formulaic short sparkly dress and pumps for an outfit worthy of NYE.

We rounded up 10 looks to ensure you’re sure to love. 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 2021 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. 

It’s impossible to not look chic in a printed mini dress. 

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

A velvet dress paired with boots is wintery and chic.

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

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

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

Miniskirts are everywhere right now. Pair yours with a sheer top.

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

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

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