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8 New Year's Eve Party Looks That Will Dazzle

8 New Year's Eve Party Looks That Will Dazzle

The countdown to the ball drop is on! New Year's Eve is the one night during the year that dressing to the nines is a requirement. From bright holiday hues to pieces that pop with sparkle and shine, we've rounded up eight party looks that are sure to steal the show. 

1. Shimmer in Glitter

Is there anything more classic New Year's Eve than glitter and sequins? This holiday there's nothing wrong with sticking to tradition. 

Allen Schwartz Black & Bronze "Gianna" Shift Dress

Allen Schwartz Black & Bronze "Gianna" Dress, Queen Anna House of Fashion


TIBI "Avril" Sequin Midi Dress, Nordstrom

2. Satin Shine

There's something about satin that immediately ups the elegance factor. Complete your look with velvet or glitter pumps. Oooh, la, la!

Allen Schwartz Red "Everly" Dress, Queen Anna House of Fashion

 loves + friends

Lovers + Friends "Olivia" Jumper, Revolve

3. Merry and Bright

Bold cheery hues aren't just for Christmas. Carry over your favorite bright holiday pieces or opt for an alternative festive color such as marigold or fuschia this NYE.

JOA marigold sweatshirt

J.O.A. Marigold Faux Fur Sweatshirt with Cutout Detail, Queen Anna House of Fashion

Stella + Ruby Rainbow Statement Earrings, Shopbop

4. Pump it Up

Platforms, stilettos, kitten heels, you name it! If you're looking for a quick way to punch up your LBD add a pump that will be the life of the party.


ALIAS MAE "Daimio" Heel, Queen Anna House of Fashion

Malone Souliers Thalia Luwolt Pump, Moda Operandi

5. Velvet Dream

Winter and velvet are simply a luxurious match made in heaven. The heavier fabric helps keeps you warm, all while providing a show-stopping shine. 

CAARA Caara Olive "Bryantt" Jumpsuit

Caara Olive "Bryantt" Velvet Jumpsuit, Queen Anna House of Fashion

L'Academie "Fallon" Velvet Pant, Revolve

6. It's in the Bag

Keep it to the essentials while you're out and about. Opt for a small crossbody, wristlet or clutch that can hold your must-haves.


Sancia Black "Madelena" Mini Bag, Queen Anna House of Fashion

Studio 33 Wristlet Pouch, Shopbop

7. Go for the Gold

You can never go wrong in gold, especially gold sequins. You'll be sure to take home the top spot for best-dressed.

Wish Australia Gold "Ivy" Dress, Queen Anna House of Fashion

sequin tulle skirt

Alice + Olivia "Cina" Sequin Tulle Mini Skirt, Net-A-Porter

8. Top it Off

No need to wait for the spring to start injecting non-holiday colors into your party looks. Pair a winter staple such as velvet trousers or go for a more bold look like color blocking. We're loving cherry red and pastel pink. 

The Fifth Label Sapphire "Tambourine" Top, Queen Anna House of Fashion

Jonathan Simkhai Pleated Trims Lurex Knit Top, Intermix

If you're looking for additional options or inspiration, stop by our North Loop boutique - we'd be happy to style you for the big night out. 

P.S. Going on now... buy one item and get the second 50% off (equal or lesser value). Shop online or in-store. 

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Super Bowl Party Looks

Super Bowl Party Looks

Super Bowl weekend is here, and whether your favorite team is playing or not, we’ll make sure your style is winning. Although the game isn’t until Sunday night, the city will be filled with glamorous parties and social events throughout the week. Thanks to the Minnesota winter climate dressing for these events can be a bit of a challenge, but we have some head-turning pieces here at Queen Anna and a few of our favorite stores that are sure to land you on the best-dressed list. Layering is important with the expected temperatures, so don’t forget to accessorize.


Here are our top party weekend picks:

Chan Luu Matte Sequin Blouse

Chan Luu Matte Sequin Vienna Blouse


Pair this top with black skinnies, a classic pump and a statement jacket for a super sleek but casual look. Sequins are this season’s effortless trend! Available at Queen Anna.

Eliza J Metallic Pleated Maxi Skirt

Eliza J Metallic Pleated Maxi Skirt

Elegant enough for the finest parties, yet fun enough for your favorite bar. Pair this gold maxi skirt with a black tank (or the Chan Luu Vienna Blouse!) and sleek coat for a chic party-ready look. Available at Nordstrom.


DREW Eve Velvet Blazer

DREW Eve Velvet Blazer


Bringing “menswear chic” to a new level. Pair this ultra-soft blazer with a silk tank and flare pants for a retro-take on the classic pantsuit. Available at Queen Anna.


Lamarque Cordelia Wool Coat

Lamarque Cordelia Wool Coat


No need to sacrifice great style to bundle up. This Lamarque coat is full of movement and is the perfect piece to take you around the city in cold temperatures all week long. Available at Queen Anna.


Kira Crochet Ruffle Dress

Kira Crochet Ruffle Dress

Red is always a good idea – it is February after all. Crochet details and flutter shoulders make this flirty party dress a winter winner. Available at Nordstrom.


Hexorn "Out of the Darkness" Necklace

Hexorn “Out of the Darkness” Necklace

A simple quartz necklace to add elegance to any look. Available at Queen Anna.


Alice & Olivia Soshana Mini Dress

Alice & Olivia Soshana Mini Dress


Wearing white in winter has never felt so right. A sleek off the shoulder silhouette with a collar neck pairs perfectly with statement heels for your big night out. Available at Net-A-Porter.


Wish Desert Storm Dress

Wish Desert Storm Dress


With an asymmetrical hem and flounce details, this dreamy cocktail dress is ideal for dancing and socializing. Pair with a faux fur wrap for a bold winter look. Available at Queen Anna.


Alexander Wang Buffalo Plaid Dress

Alexander Wang Buffalo Plaid Dress


Nothing says winter like buffalo plaid. Comfortable and on-trend this long sleeve dress checks all the boxes for those “not too dressy, not too casual” events. Pair with tights and booties for a night out in Minneapolis. Available at One Posh Closet.


Ganni Lace Mini Dress

Ganni Lace Mini Dress


Did someone say cocktail party? Covered in lace, with a high neck and scalloped edge sleeves you’ll be party ready in this LBD. Available at Net-A-Porter.


Bebe Cape Sleeve Jacket

Bebe Cape Sleeve Jacket


The silhouette of this jacket screams showstopper! Get game-time ready with this cape-style jacket. Available at One Posh Closet.


Rebecca Minkoff Pebbled Leather Moto Jacket

Rebecca Minkoff Pebbled Leather Moto Jacket

For your events during the day, pair this jacket with skinnies and white sneakers for ultimate girl-on-the-go vibes. Comfortable and edgy!




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