Nadya Hasan | Photo: Courtesy of The Fierce Diaries
The whole world can likely agree on one thing – it’s time to say goodbye to the wretched year known as 2016, which provided heartbreak after heartbreak in the form of untimely celebrity deaths and tragic political events. With December 31st rapidly approaching, it’s time to start planning your New Year’s Eve outfit, and we propose greeting the new year in your absolute best. After all, they say that the beginning of the year can set the tone for the months to come, so why not put your most stylish self forward?
For this, we enlisted the aid of Dubai “It” girls like Dana Hourani, Diala Makki, andLana El Sahely, who master personal style on a day-to-day basis. Click through the gallery for ten amazing New Year’s Eve outfit ideas, and kick off your plans for the evening in style.
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When in doubt, stick with the classics, taking a cue from Jessica Kahawaty. Here, she is black-tie appropriate in a strapless, shimmering champagne gown with matching heels.
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Instead of classic New Year’s Eve materials like velvet or sequins, opt for something with powerful shine but subdued elegance, like Dalia Nsouli’s gorgeous brocade gown.
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Dana Hourani knows how to twist trends to accommodate her eclectic personal style. Steal a page from her book of style by pairing trendy, high-waisted fishnet tights with a shimmery metallic top.
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If comfort is priority number one for your New Year’s Eve, try this look by Karen Wazen, which centers on a delicious, silk suit in a perfect shade of taupe.
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If you’re dressing to impress this New Year’s Eve, cop Lana El Sahely’s ensemble by topping a stunning but subtle gown with truly standout accessories.
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If you have a busy night planned, try a cocktail dress for more ease of movement instead of a restrictive, floor-length gown. We love this simple, flirtatious number worn by Nadya Hasan.
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True to her personal sense of style, Natalia Shustova opts for a dramatic look in a perfect, seasonal shade. Try your hand at layering longline pieces together in case the night turns chilly.
Photo: Courtesy of @DialaMakki
Chances are that you already have all the makings of this outfit in your closet. Diala Makki chose a simple, all-black turtleneck alongside tights and high heels, making the combination sparkle with a NYE-appropriate beaded mini skirt.
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Ola Farahat nails both a popular trend for the season and a great NYE outfit by embracing the statement-sleeve/off-shoulder look. If you opt for a similar silhouette, keep accessories to a minimum, like a delicate choker and teardrop earrings.
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For a sizzling New Year’s Eve ensemble, try head-to-toe sparkle like Soraya Bakhtiar. Bonus: Her star-spangled ankle boots are comfortable enough to rock long into the night.