Whether you want to show off your great gams, create curves, or downplay an ample bust, style maven Jacqui Stafford has the most flattering New Year’s Eve cocktail dresses for your body shape. Get ready to sparkle.
If you want to show off a great back…A deep, plunging back is an unexpected, fresh way to dress while ringing in the new year. Delicate beading on this little number adds just the right amount of shine for the occasion. Pair with a chunky cocktail ring and a sparkly clutch—and get ready to pop some champagne.ASOS True Decadence Beaded Low Back Cami Slip Dress, $118
If you want to downplay a big bust…A classic, fit-to-flare silhouette is the most figure-flattering style for any body shape. And it’s great if you specifically want to downplay a bigger bust and bring balance to your top-heavy figure (we’re talking to you, Inverted Triangles and Hourglass gals). Obsessed with this floral brocade print in the upcoming Pantone “Color of the Year,” Radiant Orchid.Alice and Olivia Foss dress, $440
If you want to create curves…If you have a straight Ruler figure, you really can’t go wrong with a body-hugging, curve-creating, all-over sequin dress on New Year’s. The great thing about sequins and metallics is that they help reflect the light, creating Kardashian-like curves, and all that shimmer and shine will give your slender body far more dimension. Instead of boring black, go for a rich-looking navy shade like this one.Parker Racer Back Sequin Dress, $398
If you want to show off sexy legs…Draw all the attention to your gorgeous gams in a mini metallic skirt. Pair with a fuller coverage top, so the only skin showing is your legs. And for even more “look-at-me” supermodel legs, slip on a pair of sky-high pumps.Nameless Metallic Lace Skirt, $38
If you want to showcase your toned arms…A slinky, sparkly halter top to a great way to show off all of your hard work at the gym. Complete the outfit—and look fabulous—with a leather moto jacket, dark skinny jeans and ankle booties.Haute Hippie Sequin Embellished Halter Top, $395
And don’t forget to top it all off with some sparkle…A hint of shine makes any ensemble—à la a little black dress—look wildly more glamorous. Cheers!J.Crew Glitter Minaudière, $138