New Year’s Eve is fast approaching, less than two months to go till we can make those resolutions to stick to for only two days (guilty). After tedious celebrations during lockdown, it’s time to go all out. New Year’s Eve is the one time you should embrace all the glitz and glamour that follows the celebration, especially if you’re a minimalist the other days of the year. Keep scrolling to get inspired by some of the most stylish outfits and embrace all the sparkles, shimmers and diamantés to be the best dressed at all your escapades.

Sparkles and shimmers

We all love a little shimmer to celebrate the arrival of the new year, whether you’re a maximalist who loves to go all out or a minimalist who prefers a little sparkle to upgrade a basic outfit casual look.


PACO RABBANE Ruffle-trimmed sequined mini dress, Dhs5,850 SHOP NOW
RASARIO Rasario sequin-embellished dress, Dhs1,510 SHOP NOW
RETROFETE Anastasia Feather Hem Dress, Dhs1,900 SHOP NOW


The little black dress is a classic staple in everyone’s closet, if colours aren’t your thing you can still partake in all the festivities in a classic ensemble. Dress it up with an exaggerated makeup look like graphic eyeliner, bold red lips or a statement accessory to add a pop of colour to tie it all together.


SAINT LAURENT Strapless faux fur-trimmed wool-blend mini dress, Dhs8,500 SHOP NOW
MIU MIU Cady Mini-Dress, Dhs1,800 SHOP NOW
ZIMMERMANN Tulle Ruched Mini Dress, Dhs2,600 SHOP NOW

The Power suit

If dresses are not your thing, don’t worry you can opt for a classic suit and pants or a skirt to look just as stylish and festive, utilise fabrics to upgrade a basic suit to make it fancier like velvet, silk and leather.


DSQUARED2 Satin maroon blazer, Dhs2,800 SHOP NOW
MM6 MAISON MARGIELA Distressed Single-Breasted Blazer, Dhs5,900 SHOP NOW
TOM FORD Purple blazer, Dhs9,100 SHOP NOW