13 Non-Cliché Outfits to Wear on Your Birthday

As exciting as national holidays can be, there’s truly nothing like celebrating your birthday. One of the best ways to do that is to throw a party that will get all of your loved ones under the same roof. Of course, when you consider all the people who will be attending the celebration, putting together the perfect birthday outfit is a major factor in enjoying the night.

No matter how old you’re turning, putting together an ensemble that doesn’t feel cliché can be tough, especially when you want to keep the night’s focus on you. Luckily for you, there are plenty of It girls serving up inspiration: From casual looks of wide-leg pants and a cotton blouse to ensembles that were practically made with a night out in mind, these looks are guaranteed to make you feel like the star of the night.

Style Tip: Style a summer top with a streamlined skirt for a look that’s both playful and polished.

A smocked tube top can be worn any time of the year, depending on how you style it.

Wearing a pencil skirt will always take your ensembles to the next level.

Style Tip: Animal print is bigger than ever. Sport a zebra minidress, and throw a blazer over your shoulders when you're cold.

A blazer is the perfect way to instantly polish your ensemble.

Zebra print is back, and Rixo knew exactly what it was doing with this design.

Style Tip: Play with fun prints and metallics for a seriously cool birthday ensemble.

A cool print that draws you in will always be a conversation starter.

Get yourself into party mode with these velvet wide-leg pants.

Style Tip: If you’re going to wear all black, opt for unique silhouettes or styles of clothing.

With the wide flare on these pants, you’ll be tempted to go out dancing—guaranteed.

Style Tip: When in doubt, opt for a classic slip dress and a pair of sandals.

You’ll never go wrong wearing a classic silk slip dress.

The crystal detail of these shoes is absolutely breathtaking.

Style Tip: If you’re going for a more casual approach, wear a cool going-out top with your favorite jeans.

Take this mesh top out to parties or clubs on the weekend.

Truthfully speaking, you’ll never want to take these off—ever.

Style Tip: A shiny blouse and lamé shorts will feel perfect for nearly anything you have planned for the night.

We’re obsessed with the shoulder details of this top.

Style Tip: Opt for a bright statement top paired with patent pants for a look that’s sure to turn heads.

Stand out wearing this bright magenta blouse, no matter where you go.

Style Tip: A full pantsuit will always look cool and polished.

We’re not over the croc-print trend just yet.

Style Tip: Stand out with a pair of fuchsia pants and a cool tie-front top.

Just in time for the summer season, you can style this top with your favorite jeans or skirt.

Bright pink is bound to catch someone’s attention.

Style Tip: For the more relaxed birthday celebrations, a classic off-the-shoulder top with a pair of wide-leg pants will be a timeless ensemble.

You’ll feel ready to hop on a plane and fly to Europe when wearing this.

Made with a sturdy cotton, these jeans will last you years.

Style Tip: A cool statement top will always look good with a pair of neutral jeans for going-out situations.

Make sure to get a piece from this emerging brand before it blows up.

Your gray jeans will feel just as versatile as your other washes.

Style Tip: When you’re having one of those “what to wear?” moments, a top with a simple sheen will pair beautifully 

Let the light wash of these jeans be the statement.

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