10 New Year’s Eve Looks That Are NOT A Basic Little Black Dress

Everyone will be wearing an LBD on NYE. We rounded up the most stylish and most colourful New Year’s Eve looks that will make you and 2017 a stand-out.

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New Year's Eve Colour Joe Fresh pajama top

Sweet Dreams

Newsflash: your new fave night out outfit can be found in the sleepwear section.

A vibrant print and silky fabric make it easy to cozy up to the pajama trend. You’re gonna want the equally cost-efficient matching pants – trust.

Joe Fresh pajama top, $24 at Joe Fresh stores.

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New Year's Eve colour, H&M moon star dress

The Night Shift

When you call on creative styling it’s easy to wear one dress three different ways:

  • Wear it over black cropped trousers for an office party.
  • Top with a moto jacket and flat boots for a rock chic vibe.
  • Use a belt to change the shape, and pair it with strappy heels.

H&M dress, $40 at H&M stores.

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New Year's Eve colour, Ann Taylor slides

Starry Night

Currently, there’s no shortage of pretty ways to take a stand against high heels. But these velvet slip-on loafers, adorned with celestial motifs, get the job done with an extra dash of magic.

Ann Taylor loafers, $148 at Ann Taylor stores

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Jump for Joy

When the carefree ease of a dress meets the eternally cool aesthetic of wide leg pants you get one amazing jumpsuit. Too many accessories would be overkill, but a swipe of red lipstick would still let the bold print do the talking.

Club Monaco Agnah jumpsuit, $349 at clubmonaco.ca.

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New Year's Eve Colour RW lace top

A Fine Romance

A holiday house party invite calls for dressed up denim. Grab your favourite distressed jeans and add a top that’s designed to look extra-special, like this layered style with lacy details.

RW&Co. top, $80 at RW & Co stores.

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New Year's Eve Colour Wilfred Pilier jacket

Wrap Star

Get to know the power of a kimono. They’re proof that one solitary garment can be hella extra and 100 per cent comfy all at once. More than fine with jeans and a basic tee, or throw one on over a stretch dress when you need a drama boost.

Wilfred Pilier Jacket, $258 at aritzia.com.

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New Year's Eve Colour Winners link ball earrings

Head Games

Do your holiday style a favour and invest in a pair of statement earrings, aka the shortcut to ‘yas kween’ compliments. Whether you’re partial to clean lines, glitzy beadwork or eye-catching textures (like fuzzy poms), just be sure to go big.

Winner Chainlink Earrings, $15 at Winners locations.

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New Year's Eve Colour H&M lace culottes

Green Room

A fresh shade of green succeeds in punching up lace wide leg trousers, making them ready to work a 24/7 holiday shift. By day, pair them with a grey chunky knit. At night, let them loose alongside a strappy bodysuit.

H&M pants, $70 at H&M stores.

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New Year's Eve Colour Wilfred santel skirt

Spin Master

With a lush crushed velvet texture, plenty o’ pleats and a fluttery handkerchief hem, here’s hoping your phone is fully charged because this skirt is built for Boomerang-ing. Maximize proportions and balance the voluminous silhouette with a fitted top.

Le Fou Wilfred Santel skirt, $165 at aritzia.com.

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The Long Game

A floor-sweeping dress can feel very treat yo’self, and that’s a good thing. Find one that takes your breath away at first sight, and it’ll act like a sartorial mood-enhancer all season long. With an uplifting palette and mesmerizing print, this stunning maxi dress will steady any weary soul during holiday madness.

Loft Woodland Maxi Dress, $159.25 at loft.com.

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