The New Year symbolizes a great deal of things, but fashion wise it stands for creativity, inviting you to dare step outside the box, and allowing you to go a little over the top, even if it’s for one night only.

Dressing for a New Years Eve party entails rising above everyone else, and we have just the means to do it: think glitter, sequins, killer heels and a splash of bold colours.

Read on after the break to learn all about the ways you can make your New Years outfit stand out in any room.

Dare wear a bold, glittery make-up look.

A bold, glittery make-up look is perhaps the easiest way to breath life into your party gear. And since we’re dealing with a winter theme, go wild on glitter and replace the black eyeliner with a mesmerizing white one. Style with wet-hair and you’ll most likely be known as the belle of the ball.

Glittery make-up look
Image: at Karla Spetic Spring 2014.

Indulge in some precious jewellery pieces.

If you would describe yourself as the glamorous type of party-girl, then a pair of red lips and some fine jewelry pieces are bound to make you shine through for the night. Think in terms of precious stones layered exquisitely, and go for statement, one-of-a-kind designs.

Sparkly accessories
Image: Hedvig Palm for Interview Russia.

Dress in a gold, sequined dress.

If you’d rather ditch the jewels, you can always make your dress come to sight as the ultimate statement piece, so get ready to catch all eyes in a gold, sequined all-over frock. Style it lightly and wear it confidently.

Gold shimmery dress
Image: Virgos Lounge Honor Allover Sequin Midi Dress at

Inspire with a beautiful headpiece.

Perhaps you’re the romantic kind, or you just love to inspire people with your one-of-a-kind party looks. This New Year’s Eve opt for a beautiful crystal crown and let the gorgeous headpiece set you above everyone else in the room.

Festive headpiece
Image: Annie Crystal Crown at Free

Amaze in a bold colour.

Whether you know what everyone else is going to be wearing for the party, or you like to play the guessing game, make sure you’ll draw all eyes on you with a bold, fiery colour. Think shades of red, yellow, or cobalt and wear them head-to-toe for the full effect.

Bold red dress
Image: Amanda Wellsh for Vogue Netherlands.

Play peek-a-boo in a sheer dress.

The New Years Eve gives you a bit of license to play it sexy, to tease and to conquer, to keep everyone guessing. And what better way to do with than by sporting the most gorgeous of sheer silhouettes, putting your back on divine display and keeping everything else barely-covered?

Sheer evening dress
Image: Daniela De Jesus Cosio by Benjamin Kanarek for ELLE Vietnam.

Make an entrance in an amazing floor-length gown.

Or, you could be making an entrance in an amazing floor-length gown with a thigh high slit, opting for delicate lace inserts and a stand-out colour. Style it with ankle strap heels and let all eyes lock on you.

Cobalt gown thigh high slit
Image: Mason by Michelle Mason Lace-paneled gown at

Cast alluring glances from underneath a unique hat.

It can be a thing of utter drama, or it can be heavenly subtle, but a unique hat is that one accessories that keeps on giving on a night as special as the New Year’s Eve. When choosing the perfect hat for you, make sure it complements your party dress and it speaks for the occasion.

Unique hat piece
Image: Ludmilla Perignon by Oliver Stalmans.

Step out in a killer pair of heels.

And of course, last but not least, make your outfit stand out with a killer pair of high heels. Pick them out to be sexy, chic and dazzling, and expect to conquer the room one step at a time.

Statement heels
Image by Nagi Sakai for Harper’s Bazaar Spain.

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