7 New Year’s Eve Outfit Ideas That *Aren’t* Basic Dresses

Spotted: you in a NYE outfit you can actually wear more than once.

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Our hopes are always way too high on New Year's Eve, and yes, that includes the pressure of finding the perfect outfit. But don't let the sparkly, shimmery dresses you *think* you're supposed to wear every year stop you from standing out amongst the champagne and glitz. Skip the LBD and opt for more unique pairings like these top picks ahead—Instagram-approved for more than one wear, guaranteed.

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The Classic

The perfect NYE outfit whether you're celebrating at a restaurant, cocktail party, or pretty much anywhere else you end up throughout the night.

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Topshop, $30

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Elizabeth & James, $365

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Wanda Nylon, $441

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Steve Madden, $130

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Cozy Intimate

Cold winter nights call for something you'll *actually* be comfortable enough in to make it past midnight. (No going home early this year.)

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One Six Five, $65

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Everlane, $100

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Trouvé, $48

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Topshop, $120

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Bohemian Babe

Effortlessly cool, as they say.

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Macy's, $150

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Topshop, $68

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Mother, $210

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Marc Jacobs, $395

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Understated Glitz

Found: New Year's Eve glitz without the overload, which also doubles as your next date-night outfit. (You're welcome.)

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Band of Gypsies, $126

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BCBGMaxazria, $95

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BlankNYC, $71

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Sam Edelman, $150

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Zip It Up

Think about how many times you'll be able to wear this shirt alone—compliments guaranteed.

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Topshop, $55

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Marc Jacobs, $325

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Halogen, $120

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Cupcakes and Cashmere, $105

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Glossy Gal

This jacket! This jumper! This bucket bag!

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Ganni, $350

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Zimmermann, $590

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Larsen & Lund, $175

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Velvet Wonder

For the free spirit. ⭐️

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