The Cutest New Year’s Eve Dresses (Under $100!)

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This post will show you 30 of the best New Year’s Eve dresses under $100.

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner, and what better way to bring in the New Year than in a cute outfit?! Yes, it is already time to start planning your perfect NYE look (especially if you’re online shopping — you want to consider shipping timeframes and make sure it gets to you in time for the celebration!).

When it comes to NYE, I’m a firm believer that more is more. I’m talking sequins, satins, velvets, you name it – it is the ultimate occasion to get dressed up and have fun with your look. Rather than play it safe, I say go all out and get ultra-glam for this special occasion!

And while you’ll want to look like a million bucks, after all the holiday shopping you’ve done, you probably don’t want to spend a ton on your NYE outfit. That’s why I’ve scoured the web to find 30 of the cutest dresses for NYE that are all under $100, so you won’t have to break the bank.

Read on for the 30 best New Year’s Eve dresses under $100 that will have you starting 2024 off in style.

Best New Year’s Eve Dresses This Year

Red Sequin Backless Mini Dress

Thats So Fetch Red Sequin Dress

Red is *the* color of this Autumn/Winter season, so New Year’s Eve is the perfect time to embrace this trendy, vibrant hue. Plus, did you know that wearing red on New Year’s is considered to be lucky? Put the “Lucky Girl Syndrome” into effect with this stunning red sequin mini dress.

You’ll be sure to stand out in the sea of black dresses when the NYE ball drops, especially thanks to its bodycon, backless design with criss-cross straps and major sparkle.

Black Glitter Mini Dress

Princess Polly black glitter mini dress

Nothing says New Year’s celebration like glitter does, and this black glittery mini dress is guaranteed to make you sparkle — literally.

This cute New Year’s Eve dress has a bodycon fit with a straight neckline and pinched detailing down the sides, giving it a flattering effect.

Wear it with some platform heels on New Year’s Eve, and layer a faux fur jacket or moto jacket over top to keep warm on your way to the celebration.

Magenta Metallic Strapless Mini Dress

Revolve Metallic Magenta Dress

I’m all for LBDs on NYE, but why not shake things up with a metallic magenta dress instead? The shiny metallic finish on this strapless mini dress makes it feel appropriate for New Year’s, and its eye-catching color is going to pop. It’s also a nod to this year’s Barbie-everything trend, which taught us all to embrace bright pink hues.

And while you could totally go for bare legs, I especially love the way the dress looks with some black tights, which give it a chic twist (and will keep you warmer come January 1st).

Star Embellished Mini Dress

Nasty Gal Star Dress

This is not your average LBD. Embellished stars with swinging, sparkling fringe details adorn this black bodycon mini dress for a fun, glam look. It also features a flattering sweetheart neckline with bustier-inspired cupping.

You’ll hardly need to accessorize this *stellar* dress with jewelry since it’s already bejeweled — though a silver necklace and matching embellished handbag will complement it nicely.

Sequin Cut-Out Mini Dress

Revolve Cia Sequin Cut Out Dress

An unexpected way to incorporate some bling into your NYE look? With a sequin-embellished cut-out at the waist.

This bodycon mini dress has a major “wow factor” thanks to its sequined netted waist cut-out that shows a hint of skin through the sparkles. Plus, the dress is stretchy for added comfort, meaning you’ll have no trouble dancing the night away in this one.

Gold Mini Dress

PP Gold Mini Dress

Go for the gold with this metallic gold mini dress that will put you in first place for Best Dressed on NYE. It features a cowl neckline and open-back design with adjustable shoulder ties, plus its metallic material makes it feel super festive.

By wearing a faux leather moto or bomber jacket over top, you’ll give the dress a touch of edge for a cool, rocker vibe.

Rhinestone Fringe Blazer Dress

Windsor Rhinestone Blazer Dress

A blazer-style mini dress is going to give you an ultra-chic look, and this one is NYE-ready thanks to its glam rhinestone fringe trim and front cut-out detail.

It’s just the right balance of classy and sexy and can be worn with heels or knee-high boots.

Gray Sequin Strapless Maxi Dress

Lulus Gray Sequin Strapless Maxi Dress

Got yourself some fancy NYE plans? This elegant strapless maxi dress with all-over gray sequins is a perfect pick for a dressier New Year’s Eve event.

It has a timeless silhouette with its strapless bust and column skirt design, but the sparkly sequins make it super festive and eye-catching. Wear it with strappy heels, a cute clutch bag, and some bold, dangling earrings for your special celebration.

Rhinestone Fringe Trim Midi Dress

VICI Rhinestone Fringe Trim Midi Dress

All you’ll want to do is shimmy and shake the night away in this rhinestone-fringe midi dress. It features a rhinestone fringe trim that will move with you, along with rhinestone-lined shoulder straps and a waist cut-out that shows a bit of your back.

Its material is stretchy and form-fitting, and the sweetheart neckline adds a feminine touch, as well.

Satin Open-Back Mini Dress

AF Satin Open Back Dress

How gorgeous is the dreamy blue hue of this satin mini dress?

Its silky fabric lends the dress an ultra-luxe vibe, while its open-back with a tie detail gives it a flirty feel.

Plus, the long sleeves are ideal for this time of the year, which tends to be chilly… especially if you’ll be out past midnight! Jazz it up with some metallic accessories and a faux fur jacket if you want to embrace the luxe look to the fullest.

Sequin Cropped Cami & Pants Set

F21 Sequin Pants Cami Set

Want to stand out from the crowd? Try a pants set instead of a dress for a unique yet equally festive NYE look!

This black sequined set features high-rise straight-leg pants and a cropped cami top with a floaty ruffle trim that will flow as you walk. Styled with some statement earrings and platform heels, you’ll be able to comfortably celebrate the New Year.

Best of all, you’ll get plenty of use out of this set since you can wear the items separately on other occasions for different, new looks.

Diamante Buckle Velvet Dress

Diamante Buckle Cut Out Dress

Velvet and velour are perfect for NYE, and considering they are heavier (a.k.a. warmer) fabrics, they’re a great choice during the winter seasons.

This black mini dress not only features a soft velvet construction but also a silver diamante embellished buckle detail for a glamorous touch that will make you shine. Be sure to accessorize it with silver jewelry to match!

This sultry dress also has a front slit and waist cut-out for a flash of skin.

Midnight Blue Sequin Dress

Cider Midnight Blue Sequin Dress

Wearing midnight blue for a midnight celebration couldn’t be more appropriate! And the allover sequin fabric of this midnight blue mini dress makes it stand out that much more.

Combined with its plunging V-neckline with a buckle closure and long bell sleeves, this dress has a retro glam look that will look incredible with some platform heels or knee-high boots.

Sequin Wide-Leg Jumpsuit

Windsor Sequin Jumpsuit

Why not wear a jumpsuit on NYE? Jumpsuits take the guesswork out of getting ready — consider them a one-and-done!

While this jumpsuit looks like two separate pieces — a sequined top and high-waisted wide-leg pants — they are conveniently connected to make getting dressed for NYE a breeze.

The sparkly top half has a wired bust for a bustier-like look, while the wide-leg pants feature a tie-front belt to help cinch your waist.

Wear this jumpsuit with some sky-high heels for a lengthening effect that will allow the pants to flow as you walk.

Mesh Maxi Dress

AF Mesh Maxi Dress

Looking for a super-chic dress that you can just as easily wear after NYE? Here you go!

This long-sleeve slip maxi dress has a mesh overlay that gives it a fashion-forward look and shows sheer hints of skin while keeping you covered for the cold season.

Unlike some of the more sparky, *extra* dresses on this list, you’ll be able to wear this frock on any given weekend, making it a solid investment. Style it with a faux leather moto jacket and heels or ankle boots for a killer look any time.

Sequin Lace-Trim Backless Mini Dress

Edikted Silver Sequin Mini Dress

Get ready to rival the New Year’s Ball with this backless silver sequin mini dress. Adorned with contrasting black lace trimming and featuring a completely open back, this dress is a definite show-stopper.

Empire Bow Mini Dress

UO Empire Waist Bow Dress

Bows have been a major trend this season — from hair accessories to clothing and shoe details. Embrace this cute, girly trend with this empire waist mini dress featuring an oversized bow detail in silver sequins.

The dress’s empire-cut silhouette and satiny material give it a classic feel, while the silver sequins make it perfect for New Year’s.

I love the way it looks paired with sheer black tights (which will help you stay warm, too).

Sequin Crop Top & Maxi Skirt Set

F21 Sequin Skirt Set

It should come as no secret that I love a set, and this sequined crop top and maxi skirt set is a prime choice for NYE.

The top’s long sleeves and the skirt’s long length, along with their knit material, make them ideal for the winter season. But with the exposed midsection and stylish square neckline, this set is undoubtedly sexy — and sparkly.

Blue Taffeta Strapless Feather Mini Dress

Lulus Blue Satin Feather Dress

Command the room in this incredibly unique and fashion-forward feathered frock. From its rich woven blue taffeta construction to its faux feather trim along the neckline and hemline, it doesn’t get more glam than this!

This standout strapless dress features a princess-seamed bodice (plus hidden no-slip strips and supportive side boning) and a figure-flaunting bodycon skirt.

You’re sure to feel like the belle of the ball — just add some platforms or high heels for the complete look.

Sequin Bardot Bodycon Dress

PLT Sequin Bardot Plus Dress

How stunning is this sequin bardot bodycon dress with ruched detailing? This plus-sized dress is available in sizes large to 5X and comes in five different (sequined) colors, giving you plenty of options to choose from.

Its off-the-shoulder design looks elegant, while its sparkly sequins keep it festive.

Bronze Lurex One-Shoulder Midi Dress

Lulus Bronze Lurex One Shoulder Dress

Equal parts classy and stylish, this one-shoulder midi dress features a flirty slit at the slide for drama and sparkly bronze Lurex for shine.

This dress is made from stretchy knit fabric that is threaded with bronze Lurex and has one long sleeve, along with a darted bodice for an ultra-flattering fit.

Accessorize it with gold jewelry and some black heels for the perfect NYE look.

Glitter One-Shoulder Mini Dress

Revolve glitter one shoulder mini dress

Sparkly silver just feels right on New Year’s Eve, especially in the form of a one-shoulder mini dress with a ruching detail down the front.

The dress’s hem is adjustable thanks to its drawstring feature, and it would look just as fantastic with tights.

Black Sequin Mini Dress

Far from the average LBD, this sequined black mini dress features asymmetrical shoulder straps (one thick and one thin) for a cool, eye-catching design detail.

It has a stretchy material that will hug your curves and a cowl neckline that softens the silhouette for an alluring NYE look.

Purple Sequin Maxi Dress

PP Purple Sequin Maxi Dress

For a more upscale, dressy New Year’s affair, try this strapless purple sequin maxi dress. Its maxi length makes it ideal for an elegant event, and its all-over sequin material makes it look super luxe. Best of all, the sequins are made from recycled materials, so you can feel good about wearing this lower-impact item.

Another plus? The dress features an inner silicone strip at the bust, so you won’t have to worry about it slipping throughout the night.

Consider pairing it with a faux fur jacket, along with sleek heels, for an especially glamorous look.

Burnout Velvet Floral Print Mini Dress

Velvet Burnout Garage Mini Dress

Go for an unexpected look this New Year’s Eve with this floral print burnout velvet mini dress. It has an eye-catching textured look thanks to the burnout velvet with a flocked floral print throughout, along with a sleek straight neckline and spaghetti straps.

Also available in black, this blueish-gray dress has ruching down the sides and the back, which is going to highlight your physique in an ultra-flattering way. 

Asymmetric Velvet Mini Dress

Dynamite Velvet One Shoulder Dress

With a one-shoulder asymmetric design, velvet fabrication, and sweetheart neckline with a front cut-out, this dress has all the elements of an iconic NYE dress.

Available in black and red (the color of the season), this plush dress will help you slay the special night. Don’t forget to accessorize with a sparkly necklace and/or earrings for a festive touch.

Sequin Strapless Bow Mini Dress

Windsor Sequin Strapless Bow Mini Dress

You’ll have all eyes on you in this sparkly sequin mini dress with on-trend bow details and front cut-out accents.

Complete with non-slip grip lining, this strapless mini dress is the ultimate way to embrace New Year’s Eve fashion  — especially when paired with some heels and equally shiny jewelry.

Velvet One-Shoulder Embellished Mini Dress

Asos Velvet One Shoulder Dress

Velvet? Check. One shoulder design? Check. Crystal embellishments? Check. This mini dress has all the makings of the perfect NYE dress!

Go the glam route this New Year’s with this velvet one-shoulder mini dress featuring a front cut-out, curved hem, and embellished hem with faux crystals. Its neutral color puts the plush velvet material on full display, and the embellishments make it that much fancier.

Pair it with some crystal earrings to match and a faux fur coat if you’re ready to go all out.

Bandage Cut Out Midi Dress

Nasty Gal Bandage Dress

If sleek and sexy is your vibe, look no further than this black bandage midi dress.

It has a classic yet feminine silhouette that is made modern by a unique cut-out design at the bust. The bandage material is also going to help sculpt your appearance for an extra svelte fit.

Some pointy heels or lace-up sandals will complement this dress perfectly, along with a statement necklace.

Black Rhinestone Long Sleeve Mini Dress

Lulus Black Rhinestone Mini Dress

It can be a struggle to find cute dresses that will keep you warm enough to be out January 1st, and this black long-sleeve dress will get the job done (especially if worn with tights).

Not only does it have long sleeves and stretchy crepe knit fabric, but it’s adorned with rhinestone trim along the neckline and slit for a dazzling NYE look. It also has a pleated bust, square neckline, and empire-style waist, all of which create a flattering fit.

Style it with some matching silver jewelry, and you’ll be ready for a bright New Year.

What do you think of our New Year’s Eve dresses?

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