Celebrating a birthday is kind of a big deal, even more so when it’s your own. And let’s be honest: When you’ve got a winter birthday, the cold weather can often keep you from pulling out that new party dress. Don’t let the dropping temperatures keep you from putting your best foot forward, though. You’re the center of attention, and it’s your time to shine.
We love a good reason to get all dressed up with a new outfit, and your birthday is one of them. After all, it’s a moment that’s all about you. What better way to celebrate another year around the sun than dressing the part? With your closest friends at the party, everyone will want to get the perfect Instagram shot with the birthday girl, so you’ll want to dress accordingly. To get you started, we’ve found some of our favorite looks that will keep you warm and cozy while you’re blowing out those birthday candles without compromising your style. You’ll be sure to stand out in the best way possible. Below, see the outfits and shop them to re-create each look for your own party.
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Choose a long-sleeve metallic sequin dress to keep warm while also making sure all eyes are on you. Add a pop of color via your accessories.
Available in size 2 to 8.
There's no way you won't be the center of attention.
Available in sizes 35 to 41.
Add a pop of color with these heels.
If you're a more minimal dresser, dress up your classic blazer look with a pair of pants with just the right amount of sheen.
Available in size XS to XL.
This will look good over any look.
Available in sizes FR34 to FR44.
Minimal shine for the minimalist birthday girl.
Got a thing for brights? Pairing two colors that are similar to each other will create a simple but impactful outfit.
Available in sizes 2 to 12.
A little red never hurt anyone.
Available in sizes 23 to 30.
These pants are perfect for transitional weather.
Stay extra cozy and comfortable by pairing your warmest sweater with a metallic pleated skirt.
Available in sizes XS to XL.
The sleeves on this sweater are so cool.
Available in sizes 1X to 3X.
This skirt is so versatile.
Layer a dress over your pants for extra warmth, and then top it off with a coordinating wool coat.
Available in size IT38 to IT48.
Stay warm on your birthday.
Available in sizes XS to L.
Use this as a classic slip or as a layering piece.
These are the perfect pants for any occasion.
Make a summer dress ready for the winter by layering a turtleneck in a similar shade underneath. You'll look warm and chic.
Available in sizes S to L.
Stay warm with this turtleneck.
Available in size XS to L.
This orange is everything.
Keep your look simple yet festive with dark hues added with a bit of metallic shine from your boots.
Available in sizes 0X to 4X.
This sweater will keep you warm all night long.
Available in sizes FR34 to FR46.
Opting for a velvet ensemble will make you look super luxe for your birthday.
Available in size S to M.
This jacket has the Midas touch.
Available in sizes 35.5 to 40.
How fun are these kitten heels?
Next, read how French girls accessorize in the winter.
This post was published at an earlier date and has been updated.