Ring in the New Year in style.

With New Year’s Eve just under a week away, many people are preparing for parties or get-togethers to see in 2015.

For many, it’s a perfect excuse to get dressed up to the 9s, but when it comes to finding the perfect dress, there are several things to consider.

One of the first is deciding the colour to go with.

Then, there’s the length of the dress to decide on.

Also something to think about is what texture or pattern, if any, to go with.

Make-up is also important. It’s nice to go with glittery eye shadow and a pretty lip colour that’ll make you look stunning.

And then there’s the necessary accessories, which can often make or break an outfit.

Choosing the colour

Choosing the colour of your dress is one of the very first things to consider when selecting your dress for a New Year’s Eve party.

One of the most popular choices is black.

It’s a safe colour which suits just about everyone, but put together with some fancy jewellery and nice shoes, any woman will look elegant and stand out.

Another popular choice is red and there are a myriad of shades to choose from. Paired with black tights and a black shoe, you’re sure to look stunning.

And don’t forget the metallic colour options such as gold and silver. Dresses in these shades are always likely to make you feel – and look – good.

No matter what colour you choose, make sure that it complements your skin tone.

Most people do look dashing in black, but if you’re looking to stand out or have on something that will get attention, choose a bright, eye-catching colour.

Choosing the length of your dress as well as texture

Do you prefer short, mid-length or long dresses? While some lengths look better on certain body types, it’s mainly a matter of personal taste and generally, if kept tasteful, most of us can pull off various lengths.

When it comes to texture and patterns, there’s lots to think about, from sequined textures to floral patterns.

You can mix-and-match by teaming your patterns and textures with a solid jacket or shrug, and solid tone shoes.

Also, find some jewellery that’s not too bold so that it doesn’t compete with the texture or pattern.

The main thing to remember though is to have fun, be bold and make a statement – after all, it’s a New Year’s Eve party. It’s supposed to be fun and festive.

Various styles

There are also various styles you can go with when selecting your dress for your New Year’s Eve party. For example, go with a sleeveless top, or an asymmetrical one that will suit your style.

If you’re in the market for a nice new dress, a good place to look is Forever Unique. There are lots of dress styles, patterns and colours to choose from.

Please note: this is a sponsored (paid-for) guest post, commissioned and written on behalf of Forever Unique.