The Dress Edit | 3 NYE Outfit Ideas

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NYE Outfit Ideas Leather and Velvet


Apologies for the above phone quality pic, but it was taken on NYE which means one thing: It’s time to start thinking about this year’s NYE outfit ideas! I haven’t decided if I’m going to go out this year again or instead have a low key night in with my family, but here’s to planning ahead just in case!

Rta H&M Felina Grace Topshop DVF Dorothy Perkins Dune London Madden Girl Chinese Laundry

When it comes to NYE outfits, there are a few staple materials that come to mind:

NYE Outfit Ideas Starter Kit

  1. Velvet
  2. Fur
  3. Sequins
  4. Lace
  5. Satin
  6. Leather

While you certainly don’t want to incorporate all 6 fabrics into a single outfit, you truly can’t fail by mixing and matching any two combinations together for a successful night look. Yes, this is a party dress edit, but I couldn’t leave out a good pantsuit look.

I browsed around online to create 3 different NYE outfit ideas, all focused on mixing the 6 fabrics above to create a festive outfit. Use these as a reference as you shop around for your next NYE outfit, and let me know which pairing is your favorite!


Rta Topshop Dune London

Look 1: Sequins & Fur

H&M DVF Madden Girl

Look 2: Satin & Lace

Felina Grace Dorothy Perkins Chinese Laundry

Look 3: Velvet & Leather

Which look was your favorite?

Last year, leather and velvet was my combination of choice. If I go out this year, I’m leaning more towards the satin and lace territory. Check out my holiday party Pinterest board for more inspiration!


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