New Year's Eve is just around the corner, which means that many girls are running around doing last minute shopping in search of the perfect, show-stopping, flirty dress. Finding the right dress is essential to figuring out your overall look for the big night, from hair and makeup to choosing the right accessories.
InStyle magazine recently broke down some of the season's hottest trends, to give last minute shoppers certain criteria to look for.
Top on this list is of course sparkle. From a mini-dress that's covered in flashy bright sequins to a sassy lace dress with a shimmering overlay, any amount of sparkle is sure to make you feel like a star. You'll want to pair this look with a smokey eye - though you can play with the eyeshadow - opting for a deep glittering silver instead of traditional black. If your dress has black or neutral sparkles, then it's OK to go heavy on the lips - go for a candy apple red lipstick with a lip gloss finish.
Another top style for New Year's is luxurious velvet. InStyle reports that velvet is not only festive, it is also fashion forward. Find a dress in a fun color, or add sassy accessories to a black or gray design. Try bold metallic cosmetics like bright blue or purple eyeshadow that is sure to make you and your eyes stand out.
Other fun trends include winter white dresses, jewel toned gowns or styles with flirty ruffles.