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If there is one time of year where you are free to pull out all the sparkles, fur, shine and 4 inch heels you’ve been stashing in the back of your closet, it’s New Year’s Eve. There are no rules on the last night of the year, so long as you feel and look your best. Are you making your ensemble to help you ring in 2012? We pulled together loads of suggestions to get you inspired to stitch up your dream party look.

Go Glam:

Top row: Rare Opulence, Chan Luu, Erdem, Mary Katrantzou. Bottom row: Matthew Williamson, Gryphon, Dorothy Perkins, Lela Rose.

Top row: Strapless Tea Length Dress, Mini Tank Dress, Three Quarter Sleeve Lace Dress, Cap Sleeve Cocktail Dress. Bottom row: Wrap Dress, V-neck Cocktail Dress, Drop Sleeve Dress, Front Scarf Dress.

Keep it Casual:

Top row: Vince, Halston Heritage, ALC, Aritzia, Cacharel. Bottom row: Maison Scotch, J Brand, Willow, Lover, Piazza Sempione.

Top row: Blouse with Flounce Detail, Knit Wrap Top, Top with Scarf, Tank with Side Ruffle, Top with Asymmetrical Ruffle. Bottom row: Utility Pants, Leather Trousers, High Waisted Skinny Trousers, High Waisted Wide Leg Trousers, Cropped Trousers.

Don’t Forget the Accessories…

Shoes: Pierre Hardy, Alexander Wang, Rupert Sanderson, Barneys CO-OP. Jewelry: Pink Mascara, Tom Binns, Regal Rose, Phillipe Audibert.


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    Jul 29, 2014, 07.30 AMby foreverelegant

    it’s really such a nice design collection , its give me new more ideas and we are also from same industry and welcome you to visit our site.

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    Dec 23, 2011, 08.39 PMby tenajl

    The Vince top would be soo cute with jeans and the Alexander Wang shoes!

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    Dec 22, 2011, 06.27 AMby Stylxchange

    Wonderful suggestion will look into it

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    Dec 21, 2011, 12.02 AMby 1diane

    absolutely original, one of kind, daring!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 10.53 PMby cottonrose

    What a great idea.

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    Dec 18, 2011, 03.01 AMby turtlegirl00

    I hope i have time to make something with this black lace for new years… probably after xmas? these are all so fun! a lace top with wide leg trousers would be great with some stellar sparkly shoes… or a dress?

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    Dec 17, 2011, 10.13 PMby 1diane

    Everything is so original and beautiful

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    Dec 17, 2011, 08.40 PMby bobegrl

    I love sewing for the holidays. Hope everyone has a nice Christmas and a safe New Years Eve

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    Dec 17, 2011, 07.24 PMby martinK

    where are the suggestions for men? :-)

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    Dec 16, 2011, 11.20 PMby notdeadredhead

    I’ve been waiting for years for a top like the tank with side ruffle! (Of course, I was a bum and did other projects instead of being pro-active and working a pattern myself.) Burda wins again!

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    Dec 16, 2011, 10.19 PMby madebymeg

    i’m inspired! love the Rare Opulence dress

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    Dec 16, 2011, 05.52 PMby Redsonia

    Great article! My New Year Dress is in progress and it is one of the proposed!

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