Like most festivities this year, New Year’s Eve plans should remain flexible and changeable at any time: maybe you’ll put on your heels for a midnight party that’s now taking place outside or you’ll be undermining some champagne in your velvet slippers with close friends and family at home. The best New Year’s outfits are versatile for handling last-minute RSVP updates, comfortable to wear for hours, and great for marking the occasion in style. The goal is to dress up and have fun, however you define it.
If you’ve already spent your holiday budget, you’re in luck: many major retailers have quietly picked up a new selection of evening dresses and party wear. Which makes now a great time to shop. Some of the best deals include Ralph Lauren sequin cocktail dress for $170Herve Leger gold glitter bodycon dress 55% off and Free People silky skirt and crop top set for just $100. If you prefer to stay in pajamas, opt for cult loungewear brand Sleeper’s ruffled off-the-shoulder dress (reduced from $185) that’s perfect with stilettos or fluffy slippers.
There are no rules for ringing in 2022 except one: put on something that makes you cheerful and happy. With that in mind, here are 12 evening dresses and outfits that capture those old lang syne will vibrate and become staples of your festive wardrobe.
Sequins with a twist