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New Year’s Eve Special: Our 23 Favorite Sequin Dresses


Whether you’re at a mega-club in Vegas, a loft party in NYC, or simply at home in your midwestern suburb, New Year’s Eve is the one night of the year where one garment is universally acceptable: a sequin dress.

Ranging from the trend setting fashionista, to the romantic girlie girl, to the sexy bombshell, here are our favorites (23 of them!) for the season:

For the Fashionista:

New Years Eve Special: Our 23 Favorite Sequin Dresses

Take the trends to the next level with these killer sequin styles from luxe designers and their affordable counterparts. Shop: 3/4 sleeve sequin dress 3.1 Philip Lim, $850; Embellished silk dress Adam $748; One shoulder dress, Tibi $935; Sequin dress Balmain $11,500; One shoulder sequin dress, Halston Heritage $500; Paprika Sequin Sweetheart Dress, Rare Fashion $35; Red frill sleeve backless dress $50; Backless sequin gold dress, Rare $70; Velvet sequin dress, Rare Opulence $100.

For the Girlie Girl:

New Years Eve Special: Our 23 Favorite Sequin Dresses

Play on your feminine side with these romantic, whimsical styles. Shop: Gold sequin cap sleeve, Dorothy Perkins $80; Maggie strapless dress Alice & Olivia $484; Sequin tank dress Alberta Feretti $1,480; Sequin evening gown, Rachel Gilbert $1,480; Pink sequin mini 3.1 Phillip Lim, $750; Silk tulle sequin dress, Anna Sui $697; Graingers glitter dress, French Connection $250.

For the Bombshell:

New Years Eve Special: Our 23 Favorite Sequin Dresses

Vamp it up in a sexy number to ring in the New Year. Shop: black maxi dress, TopShop $200; sequin tube, Arden B. $79; black rose dress, French Connection $250; 3/4 sleeve gold dress Malene Birger, $450; Nicolette strapless Alice & Olivia, $396; Ro sequin dress Alice & Olivia $368; strapless Paul & Joe $700.

Written by Samantha Lim

Editor in chic, satiating your fashion appetite. Have a comment? Tweet me @iamsamlim