Beauties, it's time to ring in another New Year! Of course, you want to look fabulous as you celebrate the occasion, but that doesn't mean you have to spend tons of money. Likewise, you don't have to sacrifice your style just because you're on a budget.
For the frugally minded woman who still enjoys grabbing cocktails with her girls on NYE, here are some tips to help you save on your holiday look this year:
- Don't pay for a manicure. Instead, do this at home by following my easy-peasy DIY manicure guide.
- Wear a pair of basic pumps instead of buying new ones. Don't worry about getting a sequin mini dress, a glittery headband, accessories, and new shoes. Instead, just pair your basic black or nude pumps with your party dress. A simple pump can go with everything, plus you can let your amazing dress stand out on its own.
- Borrow accessories from your friends or famiily. Does your BFF have an amazing bauble that she doesn't plan on wearing? Or does your grandmother have THE perfect set of pearls? Ask to borrow them for the night, but don't forget to return them!
And without further adieu, here are some amazing party dresses all under $50.
You channel Jackie O., and even though you've been rocking a chic and simple bob for the past few years, you've found that, like Anna Wintour, the style works for you. For most parties, you end up wearing a simple black dress and this year, you'll probably do the same. Amidst all of the sequins and tulle dresses, your that simple LBD and your charming smile will shine. Even if you are beginning a new decade, you'll stay true to your classic style, but you'll go for something a little more edgy like the Exclusive Long And Short One Sleeve Maxi Dress ($24.14 at Asos).
If you consider yourself a total Barbie and dream of kissing your own real life Ken doll at midnight, opt for frills, pinks, and lace. Go for something sexy, yet classy. Accent with four to five inch pumps, winged eyeliner with a single shade of eye shadow on your lids, and a French manicure (whether it's a self done mani or a professional manicure). You'll love the Heavy Ruffle One Shoulder Cocktail Dress ($34.48 at Asos).
For the girl who reads Twilight and obsesses over episodes of True Blood, channel your inner dark glamor for the New Year. Think leather accessories, lace, and crimson. If you're brave enough, you might even try vampire inspired lipstick or nail polish in a deep purple that borders on black, like Lips in Ruthless ($16.00 at Topshop). For the ensemble, curvacious beauties will enjoy the Contrast Ruffle Tube Dress ($27.80 at Forever 21).
The Glam Goddess has a fancy party to attend. She accents with pearls and dons red lipstick. A true beauty, she won't be seen in anything less than exquisite. And really, who could tell she bought this beautiful Pearl One Shoulder Chiffon Panel Maxi Dress for $46.55 at Asos?