If you decided to skip the city fanfare and escape to the land of fresh air and fresh snow, why not put that renewed energy into hosting—after all, a luxury rental with vistas and multiple fireplaces is the perfect setting for a party. Metallics will play into your wintery surroundings, and a cocktail dress plus shimmery shoes will make the evening at home still feel special. Bonus—hosting means not having to worry about extraneous layers for schlepping around town.

J. MENDEL Pleated Satin Strapless Cocktail Dress / GIANVITO ROSSI Crystal-Embellished Pumps / MARK CROSS Grace Small Box / FEATHERED SOUL Claw Pendant Necklace / CHANTECAILLE Protect the Lions Eye Palette



There’s nothing like ringing in the New Year in balmy weather. If you’re heading down to South Beach to party somewhere fabulous like Soho Beach House’s famous poolside soiree, why not try a sleek black jumpsuit to stand out in a sea of little dresses? Punctuate with colorful accessories and bold jewelry, like this Judy Geib cuff, and you’ll be the perfect combination of playful and polished.

CO Crepe Strapless Jumpsuit / VALENTINO Native Suede Sandals / JUDY GEIB Squash Bracelet / FENDI Peekaboo Micro Satchel / ORIBE Impermeable Anti-Humidity Spray – Purse Size



Ah, New York for New Year’s—always a heightened sense of festivity. Hopefully you have something fun on the books, like the McKittrick Hotel’s masquerade party. We love how this 3.1 Philip Lim dress features sequin embellishment in a way that feels polished rather than cheesy. Its sleek sophistication means that you can get away with bare legs and over-the-knee boots for a fun and flirty edge. This Saint Laurent clutch and a bold red lip are perfectly playful finishing touches.

3.1 PHILLIP LIM Embellished Cutout Dress / SAINT LAURENT Monogram Kate Clutch / CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN Alta Top Over-The-Knee Boots / NARS Velvet Lip Glide / DEBORAH PAGANI Horseshoe Ear Jackets



The Ace Hotel Palm Springs‘ music-centric NYE celebration, featuring DJ sets from YACHT and Devendra Banhart, states on the website that, “it’s gonna get weird,” so it’s safe to say this is a party where you can have fun with fashion. This Marc Jacobs ensemble featuring a zebra print sweater and leather skirt (don’t forget the desert is cool at night) brings edgy pop factor to the under-the-stars soiree. Top off with these platforms for extra rock ‘n roll factor.

MARC JACOBS Zebra-Pattern Cashmere Sweater / MARC JACOBS Leather Wrap Midi-Skirt / MARC JACOBS Appliquéd Stamped Leather Platform Ankle Boots / BEAUTY IS LIFE eyeliner cake / MONIQUE PÉAN Gold Geometric Hoops / SAINT LAURENT Monogram Blogger Mini-Bag

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