Ring in the New Year with 7 stunning New Year's Eve outfits that aren't cliché

Ring in the New Year with 7 stunning New Year's Eve outfits that aren't cliché

Some look forward to this night for months, while others wait until the last minute. No matter in which category you fall, New Year's Eve is a special celebration and one that always calls for dressing up!

There are a few occasions that naturally make us want to dress up, but as the final countdown to 365 days, 31 December tops them all. Whether you're a self-proclaimed queen who loves to dress up and steal the show or a last-minute planner, if there is one night that's important enough to dress up and go all out, it's New Year's Eve. But year after year, we see the same New Year's Eve party outfits in stores: The classic sparkling frocks or LBDs with shiny heels. This year, why not try something different and stand out from the glittery crowd? With the turn of the century, spoil yourself with a New Year's Eve outfit that's not cliché paired with stunning New Year's Eve jewellery pieces and make a statement as you ring in 2020.

Here are a few New Year's Eve outfit ideas to cheers 2019 and celebrate 2020 in style:

Be different with a touch of bohemian

New Year's Eve is all about the glitz and glam, but if you want to break away from tradition and make a statement, there are plenty of options to go for. Have the freedom to dance the night away with a bohemian-inspired maxi skirt made to move. Pair it with a crop top and gladiator heels or ankle boots and make a statement on the dancefloor as you celebrate the past year.

What jewellery to wear: Astral Pendant Necklace

This celestial-inspired Astral necklace is ideal for layering to create that perfect bohemian look. With its design of radiating lines, stars and tiny set gemstone, this piece will give you just the right amount of sparkle to feel like bohemian royalty all night long.

Necklace: Astral Pendant Necklace, AZUNI.

Go elegant with a satin maxi dress

If you can't stay away from the sparkle, why not go for satin? This material will give you just the right amount of glam without disappearing in the sea of sequins on New Year's Eve. A satin maxi dress is an elegant choice if you want to end off the year in style and feel like the star of the night. Pair it with a slinky camisole and a block heel and step into 2020 in old-Hollywood style.

What jewellery to wear: Kate Drop Stone Earrings

These beautifully cut, dainty drop earrings (in Aqua Chalcedony) were personally selected and worn by Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, on many occasions. They add an instant pop of colour and elegance to your look and are the perfect choice for a special occasion such as New Year's Eve.

Left: One Shoulder Satin Dress, Blue Smoke, REISS
Right: Wrap Dress, REISS
Earrings: Kate Drop Stone Earrings, AZUNI

Glam up your favourite pair

If you're after something completely different that offers ultimate comfort, make your favourite pair of jeans the statement item of your outfit. For New Year's Eve, stand out by pairing it with an off-the-shoulder blouse and a pair of bold heels. Ankle-strap heels will add inches to your frame while offering some much-needed support to your feet, so you can dance 2019 away. Comfort is confidence!

What jewellery to wear: Lone Star Gemstone Bracelet
The gold vermeil bracelet was designed with the Western plains in mind and is the ideal piece to match with your favourite jeans. This bracelet features a tooth-cut setting accented by a sparkling pink rhodonite garnet gemstone set into a stunning gold star. Add that Western-inspired touch, it's all about the 'yee-hah' on New Year's Eve, right?

Bracelet: Lone Star Bracelet, AZUNI
Ring: Lone Star Ring, AZUNI

Keep it simple in a stylish suit

Between all the glitter and sparkles of New Year's Eve, why not keep it simple in a stylish fitted suit? Not only will you feel comfortable, but you will also look like the fearless individual you've been all year long. Go for a suit in a neutral colour, such as black or white, and pair it with elegant block heels or sleek stilettos for ultimate style.

Tip: If you want to add a pop of colour, opt for a handbag in bold, flashy neon.

What jewellery to wear: Pueblo Moonstone and Star Necklace

This pyramid-cut, handcrafted Moonstone pendant necklace can be layered or worn on its own for refined panache. Paired with a suit, this necklace will be the centrepiece of your outfit. Dress it up or down to suit your mood.

Left: Essential Structured Blazer, MANGO
Right: Printed Blazer, MANGO
Necklace: Pueblo Moonstone and Star Necklace
Earrings: Pueblo Lone Star Chain earring

Have a fun night out in a playsuit

If you're all for a big, fun night out, go for a cute playsuit. Feel spirited in a colourful short-sleeved suit or opt for longer sleeves to add a bit of elegance. Pair it with block heels or wedges and a statement belt and you're ready to party until it's 2020!

What jewellery to wear: Statement Hoop Earrings

What's a cute playsuit without statement hoop earrings? Go wild or be bold with Azuni's eclectic earring selection. It is full of wonderful shapes and eye-catching coloured gemstones – the choice is all yours!

Left: Jumpsuit, ANTHROPOLOGIE.
Earrings: Mosaic Hoop Earrings, AZUNI
Right: Diana Sequin Bridal Jumpsuit, MONSOON.
Earrings: Meli Crystal Hoops, AZUNI

Ruffle it up!

Catwalks across the globe were filled with ruffled pieces in 2019. Be fashion-forward this New Year's Eve by adding a ruffled top or pair of pants to your outfit. Go for pieces in light colours to match the party mood and wear it with fancy stiletto boots.


These gold curved earrings will give your ruffled look the sparkle and shine it deserves. These beautiful, ethically crafted pieces offer just the right amount of glam to take your outfit to the next level.

Look sleek in faux leather

If you're feeling daring, say goodbye to 2019 in faux leather. Nothing looks sleeker than skinny leather pants paired with dazzling heels. Add some colour with a fitted jacket or coat and a deep-red lipstick.

What jewellery to wear: Pueblo Spike Necklace, Gold Vermeil

Add a handcrafted, Ethno-chic designed necklace to your leather look. This eye-catching necklace blends the old and the new, evoking the spirit of native American cultures. This necklace features three rounded spikes interspersed with two irregular nuggets and is the perfect addition to your striking outfit.

Left: High Wasted Flares, ASOS
Right: Commando Faux Leather Trousers
Necklace: Triple Spike Necklace, AZUNI
Earrings: Triple Spike Earrings, AZUNI

What would New Year's Eve be without the sparkle and glitter of party outfits? After all, it's a celebration of a new year. But for 2020, we plan to change things up a bit. You don't always have to go for the usual New Year's Eve outfits . This year, it's the turn of the century and the perfect occasion to stand out from the crowd with an outfit that is not cliché. Go wild and be bold with a New Year's Eve look on 31 December that does more than just glitter. Happy New Year!