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12 Trendy New Year’s Eve Looks for 2022


December 23, 2022

The holidays give us an opportunity to wear things we don’t normally wear during the rest of the year – like glittery disco ball-like dresses and velvet tuxedos – and this is especially true on New Year’s Eve.

Check out the New Year’s Eve looks below for inspiration on how to ring in 2023 in style, with trendy looks for women and men categorized by fashion vibe to match the type of evening you’re planning. You’ll find something no matter how you’re celebrating the New Year!

Trendy New Year’s Looks for Women

Fashion Vibe: Fun & Festive

En Saison Ruched Velvet Dress from Anthropologie with Glitter Fishnet Tights from Free People

So fun! This bright pink, above-the-knee Anthropologie dress with ruching detail immediately says “party!” And the rhinestone-studded fishnet tights from Free People add even more sparkle and spirit.

ASOS DESIGN Sequin Cowl Neck Flare Leg Jumpsuit in Orange with Topshop Cropped Shaggy Faux Fur Jacket in bright blue from ASOS

An amazing alternative to a little party dress, this totally in-your-face sequined jumpsuit comes in a totally trending shade of orange. Since you might get cold in the spaghetti strap top, throw this (also totally in-your-face) furry blue jacket on top to complete the bold look!

Fashion Vibe: Formal & Fancy

R & M Richards Off-the-Shoulder Lace Gown in Champagne from Macy’s with Sculpting Thong High Waist by Skims

The elegant champagne color of this off-the-shoulder gown flatters all skin types, and the subtle shimmer of the lace pattern elevates it. It’s a simply lovely dress, and perfect for formal occasions. And don’t forget the shapewear underneath! This sculpting thong from Skims smooths out the midsection to help you get the fit and silhouette you’re after.

Vince Camuto Wide Leg Trousers from Nordstrom with By Anthropologie Metallic Fringe Kimono from Anthropologie

For an affair that’s formal but not quite floor-length-gown formal, this top-and-pants combo is an elegant alternative. Let the deep metallic gold of the kimono top be the star of the show by pairing it with simple, wide-legged black trousers.

Fashion Vibe: Classy & Classic

Velvet Bootcut Pant in Dark Spiced Rum from Banana Republic with By Anthropologie Lace-Sleeve Sweater in Ivory from Anthropologie

Velvet is totally having a moment, and the deep red hue of these velvet bootcut pants makes them perfect for a holiday party on New Year’s Eve. Pair them with this lightweight, ivory-colored sweater with feminine lace sleeves.

DKNY Pleated Midi Skirt from Macy’s

As pretty as a present, this skirt from DKNY dresses up beautifully with pleasing pleats, which are having a serious comeback right now! Pair it with a festive blouse (maybe add a ruffle or two?) for a fun, polished look with a dash of “sassy librarian.”

Fashion Vibe: Casual & relaxed

Teresa Wide Leg Jeans in Rapture from NYDJ with Fair Isle Cozy Shaker-Stitch Pullover Sweater for Women from Old Navy

Jeans and sweaters go together like chocolate and peanut butter. Pair a cozy Fair Isle sweater with flattering and comfortable NYDJ shaping jeans. Wide-leg jeans are in right now, and the dark wash is a color you can easily dress up or down. Once you add these to your wardrobe, you’ll want to wear them all the time.

Women’s Nina Leonard Balloon-Sleeve Sheath Sweater Dress from Kohl’s

A sweater dress looks great and is so simple to wear. This sheath sweater dress comes in six colors, but we like red to bring good luck in the New Year!

Trendy New Year’s Looks for Men

Fashion Vibe: Fun & Festive

Velvet Trousers in Penguin Party from Bonobos

Trendy fabric: check. Fun pattern: check. Festive color: check. These pants have it all! Pair them with a solid-colored top to keep them in the spotlight, or – if you’re really daring – add an ugly sweater for a double whammy.

Fashion Vibe: Formal & Fancy

Peak Lapel Tuxedo in Black with Marcella Bib Tuxedo Shirt in White by Charles Tyrwhitt

You don’t need to be James Bond to rock a tuxedo! This beautiful tux is made with Merino wool and features a formal peak lapel, ottoman rib trim, and satin buttons. Wear it with this simple yet elegant white shirt made of 100% Egyptian cotton. Charles Tyrwhitt also carries cuff links, bow ties, and cummerbunds to complete the look.

Fashion Vibe: Classy & Classic

Open Edit Solid Extra Trim Wool Blend Trousers in Burgundy Stem from Nordstrom with Cable Popover Sweater in Eggnog from Bonobos

The rich wine tone of these trousers gives them a holiday feel, while the cut and design are classic and versatile. Made with a wool-polyester blend, these pants also have a stretch that makes them comfortable to wear. They go great with this cozy and classic cable knit sweater with a 3-button placket in eggnog.

Fashion Vibe: Casual & relaxed

511 Slim Fit Men’s Jeans in Crazy for Blue from Levi’s with Birdseye Merino Wool Quarter-Zip Sweater in Deep Green from UNTUCKit

This gray-and-green wool sweater with a zipper at the neck paired with classic blue jeans is a great casual look for New Year’s, and both pieces are sure to be staples in your wardrobe all year long!