15 Subtle Ways to Add Sparkle to Your New Year’s Outfit
Ring in the New Year with some glitz and glam (without looking like a disco ball).
Show off your legs—while still keeping warm—by pulling on a pair of shimmery silver tights. They’re an unexpected touch that will subtly draw attention. Check out these other winter fashion tips to keep you warm and stylish.
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Catch the light when you reach for your champagne by decking out your nails with a glitzy manicure. A chunky glitter topcoat works over nude, black, red, and everything in between. Find out how to make your manicure last longer.
A gorgeous pair of chandelier earrings can immediately elevate any outfit. Whether you go for simple teardrops or intricate crystal designs, you’ll be sure to make an impact.
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No need to save the confetti for midnight. Snag a pair of confetti earrings to keep the celebration strong all night.
Take your LBD from basic to dazzling with a statement necklace. Whether you stick with black and white or add a pop of color, a sparkly necklace will give your whole outfit an upgrade.
A pair of shimmery heels is guaranteed to earn you compliments all night long. Find a metallic pair with subtle sheen, or get your hands on a pair of bedazzled heels to make a bigger entrance.
You might want to stay away from a full-blown sequin top, but a few shiny details on a top can go a long way. Throw on a cardigan embellished with sequins or pearls to fit in a little subtle sparkle. (Here’s how to make your sweaters last forever.)
Whether you leave your hair down and loose or twist it into a fancy updo, a sparkly hair accessory will make your tresses the life of the party. Tuck rhinestone bobby pins into a French twist, or use a barrette to hold one section back.
You have to put your phone somewhere, so toss it in a beaded clutch to make your entire outfit pop. Don’t miss these other must-have classic handbags to add to your collection.
Keep an eye out for midnight by adding a sparkly watch to your outfit. With a glittery band or gem-encrusted face, telling time has never been so glamorous.
A full lid coated in sparkles might be glitter overboard, but you can add sparkle to your makeup subtly. Line your upper lid with glitter eyeliner for a delicate shimmer. Click here for more makeup tips that make your eyes pop.
A sequined skirt is a bold choice, but you can achieve a more toned-down shimmer too. Find one made of lurex, which is a fabric that achieves its gorgeous sheen with glittering metallic thread. (Check out these little fashion upgrades that make you look expensive.)
For a tiny detail that makes a big impact, adorn your fingers with cocktail rings. Stick with one to keep things minimal, or pile on thin gold rings to the rest of your fingers too.
Add a glittery belt through your jeans to add some flair to your flares, or cinch a dress with a gem-encrusted band.