Sara Macauley | Contributing Writer | Sunday, 27 December 2015

What To Wear On New Year\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s Eve

Non-Dressy Outfit Ideas For New Year's Eve

The Debrief: All night house party? Hootenanny at home? Anything that doesn't require a ball gown? We've got your covered...

Aside from the wait for Justin Bieber tickets, New Years Eve is one of the most high-pressure countdowns of the year. It’s the night that everybody piles on their Christmas gifts at once and aims to look their best, which is no mean feat after 2 turkey dinners and copious boxes of Quality Street. Whether you’ve pencilled in a party or are planning to nap through the remainder of 2015, we’ve sorted your outfit inspo to make sure you enter 2016 stress free.  

1. LucyShentonyo


d r a m a

A photo posted by lucyshentonyo (@lucyshentonyo) on Oct 18, 2015 at 8:52am PDT

An off the shoulder top with a pair of high-waisted mom jeans exude nineties cool and is the perfect get up for a packed house party. Look to Missguided for a range that doesn’t swallow up all of your Christmas pennies.

2. ChloeHelenMiles 


@RebelliousFashion "Deep V Jumpsuit"

A photo posted by Chloe Helen Miles (@chloehelenmiles) on Aug 16, 2015 at 8:05am PDT

A deep V jumpsuit like this one is perfect for showing a subtle hint of skin without freezing to death. Bonus points for the floor-length flares.

3. GemmaTalbot 

You can’t go wrong with a button down skirt, and Gemma’s paired hers with an ornate pair of heels which are the perfect height for dancing and drinks at a bar.

4. ShopeDelano 


did my hair

A photo posted by Shope Delano (@shopedelano) on Nov 27, 2015 at 6:29am PST

If you’re part of the ‘staying in and slobbing out’ crowd and prefer your mate’s house over a packed club, take inspo from Shope and throw on a tee, jeans and a cool pair of trainers for the ultimate chilling outfit.

5. ChelcieNicoleM


Today's 70's inspired look, cropped flares & striped turtle necks ✌□️Tap for outfit details □□□□ #fbloggersuk

A photo posted by Chelcie Moore (@chelcienicolem) on Dec 3, 2015 at 1:41am PST

When will polo necks not be cool? Never, that’s when. The seventies inspired stripe appears to be here to stay, and we’re not complaining. Grab a pair of culottes like these ones from ASOS to pair it with. 

6. EleanorJ92


Early night in..(too cold outside) / in @poplinlondon pyjamas □

A photo posted by Eleanor Calder (@eleanorj92) on Oct 17, 2015 at 12:06pm PDT

Netflix and napping on New Years Eve is as good a night as any, and this pair of PJ’s from ASOS will be perfect for a cosy night in. 

7. PandoraSykes


Don't be stuck! //Wear a tux! © @avenue32 @_racil_ | □ @evaksalvi

A photo posted by P A N D O R A S Y K E S (@pandorasykes) on Dec 17, 2015 at 5:28am PST

There’s something about a suit that makes you feel instantly confident. Maybe it’s the slightly padded shoulders, maybe it’s the fact you can roll your sleeves up like a boss; who knows. Either way, we’re loving it. Get yours here.

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