3 Understated-Yet-Sexy New Year’s Eve Outfits


Few evenings call for dressing up more than New Year’s Eve. Avoid stumbling into the unfortunate territory of the oversexualized ensemble and strike a subtly alluring chord instead. Here, we’ve culled three effortlessly stylish outfits that will guarantee you turn heads for the right reasons.

Adam Katz Sinding

Start with the simple foundation of a featherweight slip dress and ankle boots, then throw a metallic cardigan over your shoulders for festive flair and extra coverage. Keep jewelry to a minimum and stash your essentials in a plush pouch.

Liana Suede Stiletto Ankle Boots

Rachel Zoe

Lace-Trimmed Satin Mini Dress


Triangle Clutch

Street Level

Isla Metallic Fringe Cardigan In Platinum

Rachel Zoe

Shun a cleavage-bearing style in favor of a high-necked midi dress in an icy hue. Add interest with statement earrings and embellished heels.

Metal Petal Hoop Earrings

Rebecca De Ravenel

High Neck Rouche Midi Dress


Claudette Crystal-Embellished Platform Sandals

Rachel Zoe

A high-necked jumpsuit with beaded trim is a fresh alternative to the minidress. Add edge with a leather jacket, a coordinated box clutch and chunky suede sandals.

Dylan Black Leather Cropped Moto Jacket


Fletcher Chevron Embroidered Stretch-Crepe Jumpsuit

Rachel Zoe

Quinn Platform Sandal

Alexandre Birman

Rachel Zoe for Box of Style Clutch

Rachel Zoe for Box of Style