Fashion Trends

From all that glitters to low-key glamour, these are the party dresses we want to wear this New Year’s Eve

Ring in the new year in one of these fabulous frocks.

By Maddison Hockey
Christmas may be at the heart of the holiday season each year but when it comes to letting loose and having fun it's New Year's Eve that sees us, quite literally, put on our party shoes.
It's also the event that has us stressing over exactly which said party shoes will match our carefully curated outfit.
Christmas day is all about the loose flowy dresses, optimal for maximum festive food consumption, but New Year's is all about fun.
Whether you're wanting to channel as much glitz as possible (without resembling the disco ball you kept in your room as a teen) or you're looking for low-key glamour, we've rounded up the best party dresses below.


Dress it up or dress it down, the little black dress is a timeless choice that you can almost always guarantee you'll wear again. After all, there's nothing we love more than a versatile day-to-night option the gives us glamour and bang for our buck.
JORGE Alyssa Mini Dress, $59.95, shop it here. (The Iconic)
Asilio Metallic Ruffle Hem Dress, $260.00, shop it here. (The Iconic)
Beginning Boutique, Estee Long Sleeve Mesh Party Dress Black, $69.99, shop it here. (Beginning Boutique)

Shimmer and shine

Nothing says party like a little sparkle, these gowns find the perfect balance so you don't look like you're going to an 80s prom.
Lioness Make Your Move Mini Dress Silver, $79.99, shop it here. (Beginning Boutique)
Chancery Kora Dress, $189.95, shop it here. (The Iconic)
Stelly Deja Dress Sequin, $99.95, shop it here. (Stelly)

Print it

Perfect for those heading to a New Year's Barbecue or something more relaxed, the right floral or patterned print can transition from afternoon to evening effortlessly.
Tussah Ciara Mini Dress, $90, shop it here. (The Iconic)
Dazie Brick Lane Midi Dress in Circus Floral, $62.99, shop it here. (The Iconic)
Verge Girl No Surprises Mesh Maxi Dress, $79, shop it here. (Verge Girl)

Can't be missed

If there's ever a night to don your brightest and boldest outfit it's NYE, and the below are absolute show stoppers.
Sheike Winnie Dress, $109, shop it here. (Sheike)
Jagger and Stone The Ruby Maxi Dress - Fuschia, $139.95, shop it here. (Jagger and Stone)