Each and every year New Year’s Eve is a big deal. No matter where you’re celebrating or with whom, there’s something enchanting about saying goodbye to the old year and welcoming the new one with open arms. However, every year, we also feel immense pressure to wear an outfit that matches all of our New Year’s expectations. Normally, we automatically think about sequins, bold red lips, velvet, sky-high heels, and the like, but in reality, it doesn’t have to be this way every year if you don’t want it to be. There are plenty of outfits you can come up with that are simple and effortless yet still befitting such an exciting holiday. Outfits that are casual and festive. Think glitz and glamour but just enough, everyday staples elevated with key accessories, and monochrome outfits that always look good no matter the occasion. The possibilities are endless.
So, if you’ve gone all-out for your NYE outfits past but want to switch things up and want to opt for a low-key ensemble that’s still amazing this year, this article is for you. We’ve turned to our favorite Instagram style stars to uncover which casual New Year’s Outfits really spoke to us and found 15 that will surely catch your eye, no matter your style. From silk dresses with bold tights and denim jumpsuits to monochrome outfits and little black dresses, scroll on to see which one will inspire your own casual yet festive ensemble.
Tone down your animal-print pants by pairing them with a sweater.
Keep your silk dress looking comfortable by styling it under a fuzzy sweater.
Nothing says you have your life together better than a matching ensemble.
See what we mean?
A black-and-white wrap dress is always a classy and festive look.
Casual and chic.
Keep your shiny ensemble on the casual side by styling it with an oversize blazer and black boots.
Show off your festive side by opting for bold, colorful tights.
What's more casual and chic than a denim jumpsuit?
A little lace will always look good.
The polka-dot trend works well for a great NYE outfit.
Keep it casual and festive with a red jumpsuit. The fluffy purse is also highly recommended.
All black is always a good idea.
This top proves that a great look is all about the details.
What's better than ringing in the New Year in a pajama suit? Ringing in the New Year in a pajama suit and accompanied by your pup.
If you're in a tight budget, consider these outfits as well.
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