When you think about New Year’s Eve outfits, you might automatically think about sequins and glitter. Well, contrary to popular belief, those aren’t the only styling hacks you should follow to create an outfit worthy enough to ring in the New Year. Sure, you can’t go wrong with anything sequined, shiny, or metallic (we are suckers for those three things too), but if you’re not in a styling pinch, we highly recommend experimenting with styling combination you might (or might not) already use on a daily basis.
From color blocking to really focusing on the details of your outfit, little things can go a long way in any outfit. Whether you chose a statement-sleeve top, decided that your two favorite colors do look great together in the same outfit, or found a cute way of incorporating lace into your outfit or even layering a piece in a cool way, the options are endless.
So you get a visual idea of what else you can wear to your New Year’s Eve party, we’ve broken down five New Year’s Eve style tips you should follow this year, whether you’re going to stay in to celebrate or go all-out with your friends. Whichever the party, with these five style tips, you’ll create an outfit that will outdo all the glitter options you had lined up as your last-minute backup choices—mark our words.