Whether you’re welcoming 2019 at an elegant ball or in your local, you’ll want to kick off the New Year in style.

If you’re anything like us, you probably have your Christmas Day and St Stephen’s Night outfits sorted but haven’t a clue what to wear on New Year’s Eve.

If you’ve left it until the last minute, not to worry. Here’s all the showstopping NYE inspiration you need.

And if you’re lucky, you might find these beauties reduced in the sales.

3…2…1…Happy New Year!

The dark side

December 31st is the excuse you’ve been waiting for to dress to the nines. And there’s no better way to do it than with a classic little black dress.

Simple doesn’t have to be boring.

This year’s LBDs come in an array of head-turning textures – from velvet to vinyl, to leather and sequins.

Dress from New Look

Dress from Marks & Spencer

Dress from River Island

Jump around

Comfortable but cool – a jumpsuit is the perfect winter outfit, especially if you’re not into dresses.

You can cover your legs, stay warm but still be incredibly stylish thanks to their fashion-forward nature.

The high street is chock-a-block with these ready-made outfits – pick from strapless, halterneck, metallic, animal print and silk.

Jumpsuit from River Island

Jumpsuit from New Look

Jumpsuit from Vero Moda

Make a statement

You can get away with wearing just about anything you want to on the last day of 2018, so why not don a fabulously over-the-top outfit?

When it comes to statement pieces this NYE, it’s all about sequins.

A gleaming blazer, shimmery flares or a dramatic pair of sparkly boots will ensure all eyes are on you when the countdown begins.

Boots from Penneys

Trousers from River Island

Blazer from New Look

Embellish it

If you’re keeping it casual on the 31st or you’re broke after the holidays, the easiest and most affordable way to update your outfit is with accessories.

A pair of statement earrings or a glittery headband will elevate your go-to jeans and top combo and show your festive spirit.

Headband from River Island

Earrings from Penneys

Earrings from New Look


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