17 New Year's Eve Outfits for Cold Weather

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New Year’s Eve is the perfect excuse to throw on the most glittery piece in your closet—although the bitter cold during December can mean that wearing a metallic slip dress just isn’t in the cards. But don’t worry—you don’t have to rule out wearing something fit for the occasion quite yet. It’s all about rethinking your approach to holiday dressing, and finding cool New Year’s Eve outfits for cold weather is easier than you think.

Our suggestion for combating the cold and still rolling up to the party in style? Layering. Lots of layering. And we’re looking to the street style looks of fashion girls for some inspiration. Whether you’re topping off your look with a luxurious faux-fur coat, adding in some lace tights, or pulling on some ankle boots, be sure to look chic while staying warm this NYE. Want some ideas on what to wear? Ahead, see 12 New Year’s Eve outfits for cold weather.

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Dress up your black winter coat with patterned tights and white heels.

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Celebrate the holidays in a brightly colored velvet dress and a bold bag.

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Ring in the New Year with your favorite fur jacket and a white midi dress.

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Stay warm this NYE with an oversize trench coat and ankle boots.

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The ultimate New Year’s Eve outfit: a tweed skirt and a black fur coat.

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Animal print is one of this season’s biggest trends. Try it out by rocking a leopard-print faux-fur jacket.

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Style an all-white outfit with a unique coat.

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Be sure to have the best NYE by feeling confident in a timeless red dress and fur coat. 

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Pairing a sophisticated dress with boots and a leather jacket is our go-to NYE outfit.

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Be bold by mixing bright colors. Try wearing orange and pink for a daring look.

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Go for a laid-back look in jeans, boots, and a structured overcoat.

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You can never go wrong with statement pants and a black jacket.

Too cold to wear a festive dress on its own? Layer it over jeans and a turtleneck and add a blazer and your favorite sparkly accessories.

The easiest way to look chic on a frigid New Year’s Eve is to put on a faux-fur coat, colorful scarf, and heels.

Neon is a fun trend to embrace on NYE if sparkles aren’t your thing.

A metallic jumpsuit is perfect for New Year’s Eve. Just add a turtleneck and ankle boots (and a coat, if needed) to shield yourself from the cold.

Wide-leg trousers and a pretty top make for a cool, classic way to dress for New Year’s Eve.

Next, get some inspiration for casual winter outfits that look expensive.

This story was originally published at an earlier date and has been updated by Allyson Payer.