New Year’s Eve just might be our favorite excuse to dress up ever, but with all of the festive options out there, just getting started can be a little overwhelming! Cover girl Kat McNamara shared some of her insights on the big night, and we couldn’t agree with her more. We’ve broken things down for you and we’re sharing a few of our favorite splurges and bargains. Whether you’re edgy, glam, chic or all of the above, we’ve got some inspo for you!

“Sequin” a Good Time This New Year’s

Get glammed up in your best sequin dress and a fierce pair of statement booties sure to steal the show! Enjoy the night and don’t forget to shine bright like those New Year’s fireworks!

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1. 2B Abstract Red and Silver Glitter Nail Polish Duo $5 lulus.com
2. Where Art Thou? Rhinestone Peekaboo Earrings $14 lulus.com
3. Launch Sequins Navy Blue Sequin Dress $72 lulus.com
4. Michael Antonio Silver Glitter Booties $60 heels.com
5. NYX Red Lipstick $4 Target.com
6. Sequin-Embroidered Clutch Bag $13 hm.com

Let’s Rock the Night

Not feelin’ the dress thing this year? Push the limits on NYE by adding a little something extra to your basics. Go for fur on your leather jacket, sequins on your skinnies and heavy statement jewelry against your oh-so-chic black and white ensemble.

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1. Faux Fur Moto Jacket $34 Forever21.com
2. Misfit Chain Necklace $15 shoppriceless.com
3. Amuse Society Charley Black Sequin Leggings $120 lulus.com
4. Drape Front Blouse $23 Target.com
5. Faux Leather Trapeze Satchel $30 Forever21.com
6. Sally Hansen Pat on the Black Nail Polish $7 Target.com
7. Avie Zip Up Heeled Booties $30 Target.com

 

Running Short on Time

Take your sparkles down a notch and play it cool with a pair of shorts (yes, shorts!) as your big statement. Just pair them up with some shimmery tights and a chunky sweater for a cozy look sure to catch everyone’s eye.

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1. Sequined Shorts $15 hm.com
2. NYX Divine Amber Glam Shadow Stick $5 lulus.com
3. Steve Madden Eleanor Flats $79 lulus.com
4. Sally Hansen Miracle Gel in Game of Chromes $7 target.com
5. Sparkle Black Tights $8 target.com
6. Collar Necklace $30 target.com
7. JOA Gentle Slope Cable Knit Sweater $67 lulus.com