9 Affordable yet Glamorous Dresses to Wear This New Year’s Eve

Don’t you want to ring in the New Year in style? Looking your best on New Year’s Eve can help you start the year off right!

New Year’s Eve is all about shiny, sparkly dresses and total glamour. If you’re headed to a New Year’s Eve party, we’ve got you covered. These glitzy New Year’s Eve dresses will make you the star of the party.

1. Michael Kors Lurex Wrap Skirt Dress

This flattering wrap dress by Michael Kors will have you shimmering all night. The faux-wrap skirt hugs your waist, subtly showing off your figure. It’s definitely a worthy choice for your New Year’s night out.

2. GUESS Studded Ruched Sheath Dress

The little black dress is a staple in every woman’s closet. However, this black dress from GUESS adds a twist to the classic look. Each sleeve has shiny stud embellishments that add some much-needed flair.

3. ASOS Design Gem Embellished Midi Dress

ASOS Design’s beautiful stud-embellished midi dress is completely eye-catching. Black gems cover the entire dress, from the transparent sleeves to the hem. This dress stretches from your neck and delicately falls above your ankles, all while hugging your curves.

4. ASOS Design Long Sleeve Heavily Embellished Mini Dress

This stunning dress from ASOS Design will also cover you in glamorous embellishments. While the base of this dress is beige, shiny diamond-like studs are arranged in an elegant pattern across the whole garment.

5. ASOS Design Halter Cowl Satin Slip Midi Dress

The ASOS Design Halter Dress will give you an air of classiness. Its slimming silhouette and shimmery taupe fabric make for a polished New Year’s look. The dress elegantly ties around your neck, leaving your back exposed.

6. ASOS Design One-Shoulder Velvet Wrap Dress

Velvet has been all the rage this year, and its dominance is sure to continue into the New Year. This One-Shoulder Wrap Dress brings back a style reminiscent of the 90s. The vibrant red velvet and flattering wrap waist will make a statement at any New Year’s party.

7. Flounce London Statement Shoulder Mini Dress

The Shoulder Mini Dress by Flounce London will make you look like the Times Square Ball, but in a good way—the dazzling metallic accents provide a neverending shine throughout your entire night. A high neck, bodycon design, and back cutout come together for a stunning look.

8. Dress the Population Emilia Sequin Long-Sleeve Cocktail Dress

If you want to step away from all the shiny silver, go with a sequin-covered emerald green. This long-sleeve dress lands just below your knees, making it a perfect choice for a chilly New Year’s Eve. Pair this dress with a stylish winter coat, and you’ll shock everyone once you reveal your dashing dress.

9. Vince Camuto Velvet Off the Shoulder Dress

Since deep green looks lovely on New Year’s, here’s another sophisticated hunter green dress. The off-the-shoulder look and velvet fabric add a classic feel to your look. That said, this dress is totally appropriate for any formal event or workplace holiday party.

New Year, New Style!

Leave your old style behind, and start anew for New Year’s Eve! If you aren’t already a risk-taker when it comes to style, it’s time to start. These stunning New Year’s dresses will amp up your look, and give your style the fresh start it needs.

As you already know, New Year’s Eve parties are notorious for having alcoholic beverages. Before you start drinking, make sure you know these key social drinking rules.

Emma Roth

Emma is a staff writer at Modern Ratio. Not only is she an avid writer and tech geek, she's an expert in makeup, skincare, and fashion. She's based in Connecticut.