You’re getting together for an intimate dinner, hitting up a house-party for the countdown or raging at the hottest party spot for New Year’s Eve. You’ve decided you don’t want to wear a dress. Here are some fun alternatives and ways to dress up your look.
1. Statement Necklace
Dress up a casual denim shirt with a showstopper statement necklace.
Opulant Collar Necklace $17.80 CAD, Forever 21
2. Leather Shorts
A New Year’s Eve staple. Sequins. And a party staple, leather shorts.
Faux Leather Shorts $59.90 CAD, Zara. Also try Forever 21, Urban Outfitters and H&M for this look.
3. Red Lips
Go bold with your makeup. This is the evening to break out the red lips!
NARS Semi Matte Lipstick in Heat Wave $30 CAD, Sephora
4. Fitted Blazer/Tuxedo Jacket
A perfect fitting blazer. Pair with leather leggings, shorts & tights or skinny pants for a sophisticated look.
Chevalier Jacket $215 CAD, Aritzia & Winter Romance Tux Jacket $119.99 CAD, French Connection
The jumpsuit. This is a tricky one, but if there’s going to be one night to wear it, this is the night.
Shauna Mesh Halter Jumpsuit $139.99 CAD Sale, GUESS by Marciano