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Shiny New Year’s Eve Dresses That Are the Life of the Party!

Sexy & Fun New Year’s Eve Dresses!

Depending on your plans for New Year’s Eve, you may need a fun party dress! If so, I have a few dress options that are gorgeous and sure to turn heads! I’ve also included some other fun party dresses that would be perfect for the holiday season… Think beyond New Year’s, you might need dresses for holiday parties, holiday weddings, and trips too!

In case you missed it, I shared my go-to style tips for holiday party outfits here.

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TOP | SHORTS | BOOTS | EARRINGS

#1) Metallic Set

This isn’t technically a dress but this shorts set is so chic! These flowy IRO shorts are super flattering because they have a thicker waistband that defines and chinches in your waist. I paired them with the matching metallic top. This top is so pretty…it has balloon sleeves, it’s sheer, and the criss-cross draping in the front is really flattering. Another great thing about both of these pieces is that you can mix and match them with other items in your closet! I styled the set with some gorgeous black western-inspired Isabel Marant boots and added a dramatic pair of earrings that will be a heavy hitter for me this holiday season!

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DRESS | EARRINGS | WEDGES

#2) Gold One-Shoulder Dress

This one-shoulder dress by Melissa Odabash has a sexy one-shoulder neckline that shows off just enough skin, while the longer hemline makes it feel more modest. I also love the metallic print of this dress…it is stunning!

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SIMILAR DRESS | SIMILAR | SIMILARHEELS | SIMILAR EARRINGS

#3) Pink Puff Sleeve Dress

This gorgeous pink dress is by Rotate Birger Christensen. It’s dramatic and lovely and makes me so happy when I wear it! It has a Victorian feel and there are a lot of details that make it a standout dress like the super puffed sleeves, bright pink color, shiny jacquard fabric, and button details. It’s so beautiful and fun – and the fit is perfect. It’s a sheath dress so it works with a lot of body types too. I styled it with white shoes but you could also wear nude. The pink color will stand out at any New Year’s Eve party where most guests wear black. The exact dress is sold out but I linked similar options!

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DRESS IN LIGHT PINK | SIMILAR DRESS | SIMILAR HEELS | FOR LESS | SIMILAR EARRINGS

#4) Metallic Mini Dress

This sequined metallic mini dress is another statement dress that is PERFECT for New Year’s Eve! It’s black with shiny, sparkly sequins, so it definitely leans toward a more traditional New Year’s Eve party dress. You’ve probably heard me talk about the one skin rule. If I’m going to dress sexy, I like to only show one area of skin. This dress works because it has long sleeves and a fairly modest v-neckline. The legs are what you’ll be showing off in this dress! I also love the subtle puff, ruffled sleeves, and asymmetrical ruffle hem. It’s super flattering! This dress runs true to size. It’s sold out in the black, but I linked the pretty champagne/light pink color and another similar option!

More New Year’s Eve Dresses!

Of course, I wanted to give you even more standout options!

Which of these NYE dresses is your favorite? Let me know in the comments below!

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Happy holidays!

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How To Manifest Anything, Fashion blogger Erin Busbee of Busbee Style wearing an orange and blue Staud Ina dress with white sunglasses walking around in Telluride, Colorado
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After a decade in TV news, a desire to help women "look pretty" sparked a career pivot. I started my own wardrobe consulting business, styling "real" women for many years. In 2014, I changed direction again, using my TV background and styling expertise to launch this website and my YouTube channel. We are now a community of nearly 700,000 dynamic, vibrant, amazing women over 40... who know that age isn't something you need to hide from. For us, life is just getting started!!
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