What Are You Wearing for New Year’s?

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By now, you’re probably sick of being asked ‘What are you doing for New Year’s?’ House party? Dance club all-nighter? Watching the ball drop in Times Square? Romantic dinner for two? Here at ModCloth, we’re more interested in what you’ll be wearing! It’s not where you’re going for New Year’s, but how you look when you get there that counts. New Year’s Eve is the perfect opportunity to get glamorous, glittery, and gutsy, and we’d love to see your style choices for when the clock strikes midnight. Leave a comment below with a link to a photo of you in your New Year’s Eve ensemble, looking fantastic for 2009! We’ll post the best outfits, and our favorite wins a $10 ModCloth gift certificate!

And if you happen to be wearing ModCloth, don’t forget to tag us in your New Year’s Eve photos on MySpace and Facebook, as well!

Having trouble planning that perfect outfit for New Year’s Eve (and your ModCloth photo shoot)? Here are some ideas and tips from Vasil, our Stylist:

Keep reading for NYE outfit ideas!

ModCloth NYE Style Board

Sequins to Ring in the New Year – There is never a better time then New Year’s Eve to wear a sequined dress! It’s your night to shine, so take it to the extreme. If you’re not ready to go ‘full shimmer,’ try a frock with sequins or beads on the neck and hemline. Vasil says, “Even though sequins are in style, mixing them in an outfit has to be carefully done, especially when adding other accessories. The size and level of spark of the sequins matter. You don’t want to be mistaken for the Christmas tree!”

Kick-Start 2009 – The right shoes will add a kick to any New Year’s Eve celebration! The more unique, daring, and dramatic, the better. Vasil says, “Don’t forget that it is New Years – outdoors it is icy, and the amount of fun you plan to have must be balanced with the height of heels/platform you plan to wear!”

Meddle in Metallic – Vasil wants wants you to know that “metallics are a great accent to the New Year’s outfit. They can showcase your fun and outgoing personality, making you stand out.” Unless you’re attending an 80’s dance party, however, be cautious not to overwhelm the ensemble with metal!

Hair FlairClips and headbands are in this season. If you’ve got a simple outfit, go crazy with bold hair accessories! Vasil reminds us that “party hats and Happy New Year type tiaras are so over-done.” Try something new in those tresses!

Lady in Red – Red is a classic choice for the holiday season. However, Vasil warns us to “be careful what other colors you pair your red with. As much as red is always the right Holiday color, you don’t want to be compared to Santa!”

Try a Trend – Hot for the start of the season are studs, stars, clutches, and bold accessories.

Have fun, and remember to send us your photos! Happy New Year from ModCloth!

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  1. Madalynn 12/31/2008 at 3:32 pm #

    Nice ideas!
    Happy New Year!

  2. Kirsten 12/31/2008 at 6:47 pm #

    Im rocking it out in Mod Cloth tonight!

    With my Pet Octopus cuff in silver, backstage booties, halfmoon dress and perhaps even my daria glasses!

  3. Katie 01/01/2009 at 2:46 pm #

    here’s my outfit!


    New Year’s Resolution: Friendly Fashion!
    ~Zebra-striped “Dizzy Lizzy” dress, with a little New Year’s sparkle (not real zebra, of course!)
    ~Vegan-friendly “Dinner and a Movie” boots
    ~Native-crafted Panamanian necklace and earrings (made from nuts that they use as alternative ivory)

  4. Neffly 01/01/2009 at 8:11 pm #

    I defiantly won’t win. I wore a basic black tee shirt and some Aero jeans I bought becuase they were cheap. They have like all those jewels on the back pocket, which is really tacky but kind of intriguing. A few of my friends and I got together had stayed up all night. Wooh. What a party! c:

  5. Laureen 01/02/2009 at 4:19 pm #

    My camera lost all battery power and I left my charger at my mom’s house over xmas, so i only have very low quality iPhone pics!

    Black fringe dress with sheer top. Red tights with black fishnets with backseams (can’t really tell I’m even wearing fishnets in the photo). Black mary janes. Black sequined disco globe earrings and a Barbarella hair (to the best of my ratting ability).


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