Last year we rang in 2021 with a sense of relief. 2020 and all of its misery was finally over! While this year hasn’t been as back to normal as we’d like, it’s still been a definite upgrade. As we celebrate New Year’s this year, we still need to be cautious and stay home if we aren’t feeling good, but there are still some fun options to consider. You may hang out with a few close friends having a low-key evening. You may even just decide to stay home and watch the ball drop from the comfort of your own couch.
But that doesn’t mean we can’t shop for something new to wear as we celebrate the coming of a new year. We’ve included an outfit for a real party that you may want to purchase and keep for the ready, but most of our selections are wearable right now for whatever evening you have planned to ring in 2022. Whatever you decide to do, have fun and stay safe!
New Year’s Eve Outfits
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1. Night on the Town
You can’t go wrong with a forest green dress, or for a more daring look, a sleek black jumpsuit. Pair it with bright and festive accessories to make it New Year’s Eve ready. We like a sparkly clutch and statement jewelry to match. For extra-oomph, pair it with a bold coat.
2. Outdoor Gatherings
In the middle of winter, you will want to be warm if you’re outside on New Year’s Eve. Stay toast with a puffer coat that will keep you warm but look sleek, paired with a cashmere scarf and warm socks.
Our bonus item? This cowl neck sweater from Draper’s and Damon’s that starts at only $39.98.
3. Casual Night In
Just because you’re staying in or hanging out with family for the night, it doesn’t mean you have to stay in pajamas… unless you want to! But if you’re looking for something a little nicer, try your favorite pair of leggings or a jumpsuit with a chunky cardigan. Add some jewelry, mascara, and trendy lipstick for an easy, no-fuss outfit.
4. Casual Night In – Trendy Comfort
Our bonus item? This beautiful pullover sweater from Appleseed’s that starts at only $13.97!
5. Casual Night In – Hip and Cozy
6. Hosting Friends
The last of the foolproof New Year’s Eve outfits is certainly not the least. If you’re hosting, you’ll want to be festive but wear anything too restrictive. Sweater dresses are chic, and when paired with a fashionable pair of chunky heeled boots, you can be comfortable long past midnight. Sheer tights, which are very in right now, add a little bit of glam. And add some pearl earrings and a brown eye palette for a seasonally appropriate finish!
7. Hosting Friends with a Bit of Flare