13 Non-Cliché Outfits to Wear on Your Birthday


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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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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.


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


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

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