10 fabulous New Year’s Eve outfit ideas

20 December 2021
By Danielle Clausen

Ring in the New Year with a look that sets the mood for celebration.

Fashion Quarterly Summer 2021. Photography: Veronica Crockford-Pound and Joseph Griffen. Styling: Danielle Clausen. Gigi of Unique Model Management wears Brooke Tyson 'Xanadu' gown, $4500. Balenciaga 'Boheme' necklace, $2290, from Love and Object.

Wave adieu to the year that was with a joyful ensemble to suit your mood. One-hit wonder dressing is a thing of the past when it comes to special occasion pieces, so take careful consideration like you would with any long term wardrobe addition. Ask yourself: how will this piece fit in my life beyond the big night?

Scroll on for FQ’s edit of looks that are perfect for welcoming in the new year, and will get plenty of mileage beyond midnight.

Make it mini

Wynn Hamlyn ‘Macramé’ dress, $695

Karen Walker ‘Orchid’ dress, $275

Frill factor

Witchery ‘Ruffle’ dress, $229.90

VVB ‘Flounce’ dress, $965, from Adorno

Perfect pair

Aje ‘Gazelle’ top, $410, and ‘Gazelle’ skirt, $455

Hej Hej ‘All Puffed Up’ top, $200, and ‘Lady Killer’ skirt, $220.

Black magic

Anine Bing ‘Chelsea’ dress, $415, from Fabric

Gregory ‘Massimiliano‘ dress, $549

Rose tint

Paris Georgia ‘Remmy’ top, $580, and ‘Remmy’ skirt, $640

Country Road ‘Halter’ vest, $229, and ‘Pleat Front’ pants, $279.

Need the perfect shoe to finish off your look? Discover FQ’s edit of charming party heels.

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