10 Cool New Year's Eve Outfits—No Clichés Allowed

If there's one night to go all out and turn heads, it's New Year's Eve. So if you find yourself in need of a last-minute outfit idea, you've come to the right place. Stylish celebrities and street style stars have been stepping out in NYE-worthy looks all year long. These New Year's Eve outfit ideas prove you don't have to resort to a formulaic short sparkly dress and pumps to be NYE-appropriate.

We rounded up 10 looks to ensure you're the best-dressed person in the room—sans the glitter. Now's the time to try something different: Many of these looks incorporate metallics in an interesting, directional way. Want to see some serious NYE-outfit inspiration? Keep scrolling to kiss 2018 goodbye in an outfit that's as non-cliché as they come. (Champagne and confetti sold separately.) Scroll down to see some of the chicest NYE-worthy outfits.

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Pair a lace top with fancy trousers and strappy heels. 

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It's impossible to not have fun in a star-printed minidress. 

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Try layering a sparkly silver dress for a more unexpected look.

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A velvet wrap dress paired with ankle boots is wintery and chic.

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Shake things up by pairing a metallic miniskirt with pink (and more metallics). 

The perfect solution for those who hate sparkle is patent leather. 

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That fancy matching set you've been saving for a special occasion? Now's the time to wear it. 

Matching Ribbed Pants ($36) available here.

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Zippered vinyl miniskirts are everywhere right now. Pair yours with black tights and a duster coat. 

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The cool-girl way to wear a short sparkly dress is with an oversize coat thrown over it.

Take a break from off-the-shoulder tops, and try a one-shoulder top instead. Just add jeans and white ankle boots.

This was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated by Allyson Payer.