10 Party Dresses for New Year’s Eve

Whether you’re planning a big night out or having an intimate party, these New Year’s Eve dresses will make sure you’re in the spotlight.

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Do yourself a favour and layer up with a luxurious coat.

It’s never too early to start getting excited for New Year’s Eve.

New Year’s Eve is the perfect time to try a new style and go big in the wardrobe department.

Unlike last New Year’s Eve, many of us will finally be able to celebrate a fresh start with our family and friends.

It’s finally time to ditch the cosy staples for a glittery ensemble.

So, whether you’re planning a big party, a night out or a glam dinner with your closest friends, we’ve got you covered to ensure you look your best.

Reformation Casette Silk Dress

10 Party Dresses for New Year’s Eve - 9Just because Christmas is over doesn’t mean red is off the menu on New Year’s Eve.

This Reformation silk dress, complete with a gorgeous cowl neckline and beautiful open back, will be your best friend through December.

The dress, which retails for £370, is available in a variety of colours including Artichoke, Black and Croissant.

We recommend styling this gorgeous dress with the Reiss Over The Knee Boots which are also available on the Reformation website.

Ronda Bella Dress

10 Party Dresses for New Year’s Eve - 1Off-the-shoulder looks are always popular as they are an easy way to show off your décolletage and add sexiness to a look.

The Bella Dress from Ronda, which is currently on sale for £72.75, is no exception.

Between the drooping puff sleeves and ruching detail, the dress almost offers a throwback take on the average little black dress.

The dress is also made from a special fabric derived from recycled plastic bottles which stretches for the perfect fit for your body.

Pair this black dress with a pair of sparkly, stiletto heels and jewellery to look your best this New Year’s Eve.

Retrofête Gabrielle Robe Dress

10 Party Dresses for New Year’s Eve - 6If cutting back on shopping and spending is your resolution for the new year, it won’t hurt to invest in a solid, event-friendly dress that will come in handy for the next 12 months.

Retrofête‘s wrap designs aren’t just gorgeous, they’re easy to throw on and move around in.

Darker shades of green are well suited for Christmas parties, but lime?

That electric, eye-catching shade is a good alternative to New Year’s Eve metallics.

If the lime green version, which retails for £380, is not for you, there is also a black option available.

Topshop Puff Sleeve Sequin Mini Dress

10 Party Dresses for New Year’s Eve - 7Turn heads in the most literal sense with a backless dress this New Year’s Eve.

A backless dress like this Topshop one is an easy way to add sexiness to a look without much effort.

The only tricky part might be finding a bra to wear with your outfit, but not to worry, there are many options available.

With a dress like this, you could even go braless for ultra comfort.

We recommend styling this dress, which retails for £25, with a pair of strappy heels and a simple clutch.

Adrianna Papell Beaded Cowl Neck Dress

10 Party Dresses for New Year’s Eve - 2This sparkling dress is perfect for the party season as it has a cowl neckline.

The feminine and delicate cowl neckline screams the early 2000s and is perfect for those wanting to stand out in a sea of monochrome outfits.

This glamorous cranberry-coloured cocktail dress shimmers with all-over hand-sewn beadwork on a mesh knit overlay.

An easy add-to-cart for your upcoming New Year’s Eve party, this Adrianna Papell dress retails for £139.30.

As this party dress does all the talking, we recommend styling with minimal accessories and makeup.

Good American Faux Leather Vacay Dress

10 Party Dresses for New Year’s Eve - 3Revealing details and cut-outs are not going anywhere in 2023, so why not ring in the new year in a sexy ensemble to embrace both?

As many of us will be unwilling to sacrifice stylishness for warmth, do yourself a favour and layer up with a luxurious coat.

We recommend adding a pair of strappy heels to complete the look.

This Good American dress, which retails for £173, is also available in a beautiful shade of white.

Form-fitting throughout, this dress features a high-back slit and an elegant open back with a centre lace-up.

Reformation Mochi Dress

10 Party Dresses for New Year’s Eve - 5This dress could easily have been plucked out of a dark academic novel, and seeing as how the aesthetic is having a moment right now, Reformation’s option for a New Year’s Eve dress is even more appealing.

The sweetheart neckline is elegant and sophisticated.

If the moody hue is too dark for your New Year’s Eve vibe, the dress also comes in a milk chocolate brown colour with white polka dots, a floral print, or a newsprint.

Retailing for £154, this Reformation dress could be accessorised with simple gold jewellery and black, vinyl ankle boots.

Open Edit Strappy Shirred Sleeveless Midi Dress

10 Party Dresses for New Year’s Eve - 4For formal affairs and cocktail parties, this sultry sleeveless midi dress from Open Edit is all kinds of dreamy.

Complete with slinky spaghetti straps that cross at the back, shapely ruching, and a sexy slit, you’ll want to keep this satin dress as an option for New Year’s Eve.

Currently available for £64.46, this elegant dress can be styled both up and down.

For a timeless look, pair this dress with a pair of sling-back mules and simple jewellery.

On the other hand, if you want to pack a punch, accessorise your look with a neon handbag and a faux fur coat.

Karen Millen Velvet Feather Detail Mini Dress

10 Party Dresses for New Year’s Eve - 8If you’re looking for an over-the-top outfit for this New Year’s Eve, you need to check out Karen Millen‘s selection of partywear.

Cut from berry-red velvet and finished with dramatic hot-pink feather trim, this strapless number has New Year’s Eve written all over it.

Style the mini dress, which is currently on sale for £135.20, with crystal-drop earrings and stiletto heels for added drama and oomph.

We also recommend pinning your locks behind your ears or styling them in an elegant updo to let the dress do all the talking.

Mango Long Lurex Dress

10 Party Dresses for New Year’s Eve - 10Looking for a more low-key New Year’s Eve look? Opt for Mango’s sheer maxi style.

This dress has a straight design, short sleeves, a rounded neck and an inner lining so you don’t have to worry about fashion faux pas.

Cut from a glittery Lurex, this T-shirt silhouette dress will look effortlessly cool worn with tousled waves and a smokey eye.

Available from the Mango website for £49.99, this dress is sure to steal the show as it is timeless.

You don’t necessarily have to have extravagant plans to get dressed up this New Year’s Eve.

Even if you’re keeping your New Year’s celebrations low-key with a takeaway on your plate whilst you binge-watch your favourite Netflix series, December 31st is a holiday all the same.

But if you’re feeling particularly festive during the holiday season and feel inspired to dress up, good for you!

Hopefully, our New Year’s Eve dress recommendations have taken the stress out of partywear shopping.

Ravinder is a Journalism BA graduate. She has a strong passion for all things fashion, beauty, and lifestyle. She also likes to watch films, read books and travel.