New Year’s Eve outfits that will have you shining like a disco ball to ring in 2023

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2022, tell your mom to come pick you up because it’s time for you to go. We’re counting down the hours until 2023 — mostly because a new year and that whole “365 days of opportunities” thing sound like a breath of fresh air. But also because you already know we’ll look for just about any occasion to shop and hit “add to cart.”

That being said, we can’t think of a better way to ring in the new year than with a fancy, shiny new dress or jumpsuit. Nothing says New Year’s Eve to us like celebrating in sequins, glitter, lamé, luxe fabrics and anything that will have you looking so shiny that you blind anyone within a five-mile radius. It’s basically expected of us at this point, especially since we’ll most likely be surrounded by an almost alarming amount of party poppers, champagne and confetti as the clock strikes midnight on December 31.

If you haven’t found your dream party outfit that will have you shining so bright you’ll be seen on the satellites from space, what are you waiting for? It’s time to go all out.

Here are some of our favorite outfits for ringing in the new year as the ball drops:

Eloquii Sequin Maxi Dress, $159.95

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Being obsessed with this dress is an understatement. This blue sequined midi dress will turn heads all night on New Year’s Eve.

Miss Circle Sequin Crepe Tuxedo Blazer Dress, $169

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We’re looking for any and every excuse to wear this tuxedo blazer dress. New Year’s Eve? Yes. Valentine’s Day? Yes. Casual Tuesday, when you need a confidence boost? YES.

Nasty Gal Sequin Fringe Detail Shift Dress, $121.60 (Orig. $304)

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This dress is giving disco-ball-life-of-the-party-dancing-queen, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. From the giant disc sequins to the fun fringe, this hot pink number is what New Year’s Eve dreams are made of.

Eloquii Sequin Dolman Long Sleeve Dress, $77.98 (Orig. $129.95)

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Name a more gorgeous gold sequin dress; we’ll wait. The dolman sleeves along with the tulip-style skirt and high slit will surely light up the night.

Windsor Stone Mesh Short Dress, $119.90

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Are you a firm believer that more is more? SAME. This black bodycon mini dress brings the drama in all the right ways, and we could not be more head-over-heels for how extra all the rhinestones are.

Azazie Sequin One-Shoulder Maxi Dress, $89

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Leave last year behind in style with this scene-stealing floor-length sequin gown. The Champagne color is absolutely gorgeous and will have you shining all night long.

Pretty Little Thing Sequin Bardot Bodycon Dress, $57 (Orig. $95)

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Say “Girl, bye” to 2022 in this stunning bodycon dress with a Bardot neckline and ruched detailing. We can’t think of a better outfit to end 2022 on a high note.

Karen Millen Feather Trim Midaxi Dress, $238 (Orig. $342)

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Raise a glass to the new year in this gorgeous off-the-shoulder special occasion dress. The feather trim and all-over sequins are everything.

Lulus Gold Metallic Cowl Neck Maxi Dress, $74

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Prepare to make a statement in 2023 with a new metallic party outfit. The cowl neckline and fitted bodice will have you feeling like a straight-up goddess, no matter where your night takes you.

Revolve Jerry Maxi Dress, $259 (Orig. $398)

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Go glam or go home with this statement-making maxi dress. The gold-tone halterneck chain and sequin-embellished fabric will stand out in any crowd.

Petal + Pup Kimono Sleeve Sequin Romper, $61.97 (Orig. $89)

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Feel party-ready in no time in a kimono sleeve romper covered in sequins. The Emerald Green darling is sure to have all heads turning as soon as you strut into the room.

Venus Belted Sequin Wrap Dress, $89

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This time of year just got way cooler with a belted sequin wrap dress that you’ll wear again and again. It’s perfect for holiday parties, dancing and everything in between.

Anthropologie Guapa One-Shoulder Mini Dress, $189.95 (Orig. $260)

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Turn heads on New Year’s Eve in this beautiful party-ready mini dress. Featuring gorgeous draping and the prettiest Bronze color, this will easily become a favorite in your closet.

Shein Fringe Trim Bodycon Sequin Cami Dress, $34

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After a few days spent in your ugliest holiday sweaters, you’ll want to ditch the bells and frumpy fits for a fringe mini dress that will have the compliments rolling in on and off the dance floor.

White Fox On a Night Like This Mini Dress, $59.99

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Meet the LBD of a sequined dress. Far from your basic black dress, this stunner featuring big disc sequins and a fitted bodice is the perfect starting point for a party look. 

Forever 21 Chainmail Cowl Neck Mini Dress, $28 (Orig. $69.99)

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There are outfits, and then there are outfits. Be prepared to leave a little sparkle wherever you go in this jaw-dropping, chainmail cowl-neck mini dress.

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