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New Year’s Outfit Ideas
Your mission on December 31: Dress to get noticed. When the ball drops and everything goes black, don’t blend in with simple cocktail dresses and standard silver sparkles—stand out with color, quirk, and sophistication. Our guide to party attire works pie By Sarah Zlotnick
Comments () | Published December 15, 2009

LEMON EDGE
Black may be the world’s greatest neutral, but there are still some pairings you seldom come across. This New Year’s, punk out basic pieces with unexpected shades of neon and golden yellow. This killer accent color injects wardrobe standbys with a dash of smarminess—perfect for the girl who grabs attention with saucy one-liners, razor-sharp wit, and rockstar sensibility.

Electric Mini-Dress. Necessary Objects sweetheart bustier dress ($65), Banana Republic drama chandelier earrings ($40), Forever21 patent platform bootie($24.80).

Downtown demure. Bird by Juicy Couture stretch wool skinny pants ($300), J. Crew ruffled Mary Janes ($169.99), Forever21 yellow top.

The Heels Have It. Velvet by Graham & Spencer Ottavia heathered slinky dress ($83.99), Linea Pelle Dylan long leather wallet ($135), L.A.M.B. Tailynn yellow heel ($279.99).

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