Dazzling New Year's Eve Wedding Guest Dresses to Celebrate in Style
New Year's Eve is always an event, but a New Year's Eve wedding starts the year on an extra-celebratory note. And, since special occasion nuptials call for an equally special dress code. If you're looking for a New Year's Eve wedding guest dress, we've got you covered.
Not sure where to begin? When choosing a New Year's Eve wedding guest dress, don't be afraid to pull out all of the stops and go totally glam (think: sequins, beading, metallics and high-shine fabrics). While on any other day you wouldn't want to upstage the couple, a New Year's Eve Wedding is all about merriment—and festive fits to match. Whether the ceremony is a casual get together or a black tie affair that calls for formal attire, this is the time to put on your most celebratory garb while raising a glass to a new year—and newlyweds.
Sequined, shimmering or more understated, we've rounded fabulous outfit inspiration for NYE wedding guests of all dress codes and styles. Shop our editor-approved picks below.
Hutch Alden Dress
A gorgeous shade of moss green, this dress is sexy and sophisticated. Featuring spaghetti straps and an open back, it flows down into a long skirt for an overall elegant look.
ASOS DESIGN Sequin Cupped Long Sleeve Ruched Mini Dress in Floral Print
If you're feeling the cottagecore trend, look no further for your New Year's Eve wedding attire. A floral print and sparkly sequins come together gorgeously in this long-sleeve mini dress. The ruched tie-front bow is a sweet touch.
Cowl Neck Slip Dress With High Slit
Channel your inner '90s supermodel in this slinky slip dress. The rich color will photograph beautifully, while the slit shows just the right amount of leg.
Aqua Lace Mini Dress
You can't go wrong with lace where wedding guest attire is concerned. This stunning long-sleeve mini dress gives the classic fabric some sex appeal. It's fabulous as an LBD, but it also comes in a gorgeous slate-blue color if you want to lighten things up.
Ganni Silver Gathered Metallic Jacquard Mini Dress
Go bold with this gorgeous metallic mini dress that's sure to impress. It's got special occasion written all over it, thanks to its silver jacquard fabric and structured silhouette.
J. Crew One-Shoulder Ruffle Dress
Go wild with this one-shoulder ruffle dress in an Italian ikat leopard print. The best part? This versatile number can be dressed up with metallic heels or dressed down with sneakers.
BHLDN Dylan Satin Charmeuse Maxi Dress in Black
Bring on the glam with this one-shoulder satin dress. It comes in an array of gorgeous colors, from basic black to spicy cinnamon.
Dress the Population Alicia Mixed Media Midi Dress
Keep it classic and classy with this black midi dress. The chiffon skirt is perfect for twirling the night away on a NYE wedding dance floor. Bonus: It also comes in red, pink and blue if you want to go with a different hue.
PatBO Sparkly Draped Mini Dress
Calling all mermaids. Stand out in a sea of black dresses in this shimmery sea foam dress with a flattering V-neck and draped skirt.
Kate Spade Ponte Sleeveless Jumpsuit
There's no reason you can't wear a party jumpsuit instead of a party dress. This one has a pretty, plunging neckline and a great self-tie belt at the waist that make it a standout choice. Another plus? You'll definitely wear this fit again.
LoveShackFancy Tam Maxi Knit Gown
This maxi dress is stunning both coming and going. Made of gorgeous cotton knit in a pretty pink pattern, it's a got a slim, bodycon fit. And, the high slit makes it easy to get down on the dance floor.
Polo Ralph Lauren Sequin Mesh Polo Dress
It's sporty, sequined and stunning. This short-sleeve sequin dress puts a glam spin on the traditional polo shirt, making it an unexpected choice for casual NYE nuptials.
Susana Monaco Side Circle Long Sleeve Dress
This dress is a great combination of understated and sexy. The more modest feel of the long sleeves and high neckline are offset by a ruched ring cutout detail at the midriff. Pair this streamlined number with hoops and strappy heels.
Aidan by Aidan Mattox Charmeuse Cutout-Back Gown
We love the simple style of this long dress for a New Year's Eve wedding. The T-shirt inspired top creates a cool contrast with the more formal tiered skirt.
Saylor Suzie Dress
Boho wedding guests, this one's for you. Stretchy floral lace gives this bodycon, floor-length dress a more laid-back vibe.
Bailey 44 River Dress
This bodycon dress is ravishing in red brick. It's standout sexy, but made of stretchy Spandex, so it's comfortable too.
Eliza J Sequin Balloon Sleeve Cocktail Dress
Stun in sequins with this gorgeous mauve cocktail dress. The balloon sleeves and deep V-neckline make for an ultra-flattering silhouette.
Bronx and Banco Midnight Silver Sequin Gown
This stunning gown is perfect for a black tie wedding. Embellished with sequins and featuring an A-line skirt, it's totally twirl-worthy.
Amanda Uprichard Raelynn Dress
Pretty in pink, this flirty little dress brings the fun. The halter neck is a great excuse to show off your shoulders—and a pair of statement earrings.
Theia Claire Puff-Sleeve Jacquard Dress
If short dresses are your thing, this one is a showstopper. A flounced skirt, ruched waist, fit-and-flare style and gorgeous navy color all come together for a classic-yet-edgy look perfect for a NYE wedding.