17 Unexpected NYE Outfits We Have Our Eye On

Dresses covered in silver sequins or gold fringe are pretty standard fare for NYE. And rightfully so—they’re the classic way to ring in the New Year with the addition of sparklers and a glittery hat. But if you want to stand out from the crowd as you celebrate the beginning of 2018, you might what to try something a little more out-the-box. To help you come up with some original ideas, we rounded up some seriously cool looks to slip into for your festivities.

Go on to see 17 unexpected NYE outfits to wear this time around.

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Try wearing a silk midi dress with bright heels to celebrate the holidays.

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For a more casual NYE outfit, layer a white moto jacket over a patterned dress.

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Be festive and wear a sparkly mesh tee tucked into a patterned skirt.

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Colored thigh high boots are a holiday staple.

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Rock a matching outfit this NYE and be sure to stand out.

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Simple and chic. Wear an all black outfit with an unexpected shoe choice. Try wearing white booties with yours.

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Add a red accessory to your New Year's look. Try red shoes or a red bag.

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A structural skirt is flattering and sophisticated. Pair it with detailed sneakers. 

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You can't go wrong with leather during the holidays.

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This mixed material dress is perfect to ring in the New Year. 

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Dress up any look with gingham mules. 

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Get compliments all night long by wearing gold trousers.

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Don't be afraid to be bold this NYE. Rock a sequin skirt and polka dot heels.

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Instead of bringing a sweater to wear over your dress, layer one underneath for an unexpected twist. 

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Rock this fashion girl–approved look to start off the New Year in the right way.

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For a more dressed-up look, keep the outfit all in the same color palette. Mix hues and fabrics by styling a long dress with ballet flats and a tunic. 

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Go for a more classic look with white trousers and a unique jacket.

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