You need one of our top pick dresses to dance into the New Year.

NYE Dress

New Year’s Eve is right around the corner—have you chosen your dress yet?

Whether you’re hanging at home with your best girlfriends or heading out to a black tie affair with your favorite plus-one, tradition dictates that NYE is the night to pull out all the stops when it comes to what you wear.

Sequins? Yes. Metallic? Of course. Black mini dresses, velvet materials, or cascading embellished gowns?

NYE is your night to shine and can go all out in any sparkly dresses—either it’s a sequin dress or an embellished dress.

Pro Tip 😎

When it comes to over-the-top trends, however, like light-catching sequins and head-turning silhouettes, keep the rest quite classic.

An allover crystal dress should be simple in shape, while a more complicated draping might call for a colorless black silk to make it truly shine.

Now it’s time to get shopping.

With minis, midis, and maxis; large paillettes and understated black crepe alike; shop all of our favorite festive holiday season dresses here—just in time for New Year’s Eve.

Ring in 2023 in style.



Norma Kamali Diana Gown

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Looking for a formal but comfortable NYE dress? Go sleek with the OG of stretch ruched dresses by slipping into this one-shoulder black midi dress from Norma Kamali that will truly feel like a second skin.

Throw on a lady suede jacket to give your outfit an edge.

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Area Poplin Scallop Mini Dress

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If you’re a classic shirtdress lover, turn the notion on its head by shopping this totally embellished bustier-mini dress in a crisp white cotton poplin.

Spending New Year’s Eve at a warm destination? Consider a white beach dress for the night.


Raey Thin-Strap Straight-Neck Silk Slip Dress

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This one is the New Year’s Eve dress that you can dress up or down with ease, adding heels or flats, piling on the jewelry or going completely bare.

Few make a slip dress as perfect as this mid-length one from Raey and you’ll love every moment in it.


Sabina Musayev Ray Dress

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This Sabina dress is an absolute show stopper! 

From the hook and eye closure at the front V-neck (say good-bye to your safety pin!) to the bow tie shoulder accents to the perfect metallic gold fabric, this dress is sure to bring you luck as you welcome the new year.


Amanda Uprichard Dream Dress

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For those looking for a go-anywhere LBD with a little bit of New Year’s flair, shop this one-shoulder style from Amanda Uprichard with a slim embellished strap that crosses at the chest.

Make sure to get your holiday nail designs up to date!

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Self-Portrait Crystal-Embellished Bow-Tie Crepe Mini Dress

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Here is your perfect classic New Year’s Eve dress.

Put a bow on it with this simple black off-the-shoulder mini dress from Self-Portrait that boasts two classic, yet sparkling, crystal-studded bows in the middle of your chest.


Bardot Carina Mini Dress

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Who says you can’t mix gold and silver? And for NYE dress, it’s even a better mix.

Select a dress made with a subtle metallic striped plissé fabric and pair with your favorite statement jewelry, whether it be gold or silver.


Staud Irie Dress

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You’ll love this vintage-style Staud mini dress that takes your classic black throw-on-and-go to new heights, with a layered bandeau top style, sequin embellishment, and oversized bow at the back.


LoveShackFancy Lightning Sequined Stretch-Jersey Mini Dress

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Infuse some color into your New Year’s Eve dress with a bright pink frock that is peppered with small sequins and oversized paillettes.

In a simple shift shape, it’ll transport you back to the 1960s while you dance the night away.


A.L.C. Hazel Dress

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Are you one of those little black dress lovers who goes for the classics with a twist?

Well, this one quite literally has that, both with a twisted front as well as a side and back cutout.


HVN Sequined Stretch-Jersey Cropped Top and Midi Skirt Set

Sometimes a dress is better sold as a set, like this HVN style that comes complete with so much skin baring potential that it’s actually a top and skirt set.

Made of allover silver sequins, you’re sure to shine in your sparkly New Year’s Eve dress.

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& Other Stories Off-Shoulder Ruffled Mini Dress

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Be bold with a bright red dress, this time with not only a mini dress but also a ruffled off-the-shoulder design.

Inside, to keep its structure, this dress features a hidden boned corset design.


Veronica Beard Kura High Cowl-Neck Maxi Dress

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This NYE dress checks all the ‘90s boxes, with an ankle-length silhouette, velvet material, cowl neck silhouette, and deep burgundy hue.

All you need is to wear a block heel sandals to comfortably dance all night.

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Lulus Ailey Gold and Teal Blue Skater Dress

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Twirl your way into the new year! You’ll stand out from the crowd of LBDs and sequins in this delicate sheer teal blue and metallic gold skater dress.


Loewe Asymmetric One-Shoulder Embellished Satin Maxi Dress

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This black silk dress will feel like a true second skin, draping along your frame like water. It features both an asymmetric hemline as well as neckline, with one thick strap and one that falls off the shoulder.

With a midsection made of crepe and a top and bottom made of luxe satin, it catches the light as you move with ease.


J.Crew Tiered Taffeta Maxi Dress

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Why, yes, the plaid season extends well into the new year, making for a colorful taffeta confection being tops on the list of NYE outfits.


Rachel Gilbert Black and Pink Matteo Mini Dress

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If you’re on the hunt for a look that has a little pop of color without going over-the-top, this little black dress is pure perfection, with a twisted pink front for a bright change on a traditional go-anywhere look.

Pro Tip


Go all out on New Year’s Eve. Try a trend or look you’ve always dreamed of and never thought was available to you.

Consider dresses in fun and vibrant colors like hot pink, or get in the festive mood in shiny silver or rose gold.

And you’ll never go wrong with the classic NYE dress colors of black, white, and red of course.

New Year’s Eve is fast approaching, and we’ve got you covered with 18 dresses you’ll love to dance the night away in…’tis the season of style.

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