16 non-cliché sequinned dress options to rock at your year-end parties


By Joan Kong

16 non-cliché sequinned dress options to rock at your year-end parties

We know what you’re thinking—sequins for NYE? Groundbreaking. But after a tough year, there’s no better outfit to end the year (and kick-start 2021) with a bang. No matter how small your celebration will be, the only brief is to look like a human disco ball—in the most non-cliché and stylish way possible.

Instead of a sparkly, slinky slip dress or a mini tube dress, we’ve narrowed down 16 shimmery designs that will get you in the party spirit regardless of your budget (one word: sale!). Some of our favourites include Rixo’s degradé-effect midi number, Self-Portrait’s off-shoulder tulle piece, The Attico’s oriental-inspired gown, and more. Prepare to shine the night away.

Shimmer Jepska dress, US $168 (approx. RM682), Saks Potts

 Unlike the rest of the embellished dresses on our list, this Saks Potts number is made in a stretchy fabric that gives it a slight edge.

Open-back asymmetric sequinned mini dress, £160 (approx. RM860), Marques’Almeida

 PS: The sequins on this one-shoulder piece are reversible.

La Robe Lavandou sequinned dress, €380 (approx. RM1,571), Jacquemus

 Is ’90s your favourite era? This halter neck dress is the perfect piece to embrace the throwback trend.

Mariel open-back sequinned midi dress, £451 (approx. RM2,455), Emilia Wickstead

 Take a style cue from its runway by layering a bustier over to amp up the interest.

Oriental tiger sequin embellished gown, US $4,330 (approx. RM17,584), The Attico

 Your favourite slip dress is given a one-up with oriental-inspired tiger motif and feather hem.

Sequinned cotton crochet dress, US $604 (approx. RM2,452), In The Mood For Love

 This peekaboo piece lets you flaunt some skin too.

Draped sequinned chiffon mini dress, US $481.74 (approx. RM1,947), Redemption

 All you need is a pair of earrings and ankle-strap heels to complete the look.

Sequinned tulle dress, € 304 (approx. RM1,502), Self-Portrait

 The feminine piece features sleeves that can be styled on or off-shoulder.

Venus sequinned chiffon midi dress, US $242.89 (approx. RM982), Rixo

 The degradé-effect dress is radiating major Studio 54 vibes, and we’re all for it.

Motorcylette one-shoulder sequinned mini dress, £229 (RM1,230), Aje

 The cut-outs and dramatic puff sleeve give the LBD that added interest.

Embellished tulle dress, US $2,342 (approx. RM9,510), Marchesa

 Girly girls: this tulle number with a sweetheart-neckline couldn’t be any more perfect.

Bustier dress, US $700 (approx. RM2,842), Halpern

 You can always count on Halpern to make your sequin dreams come true.

Stephanie sequinned panelled midi dress, £295 (approx. RM1,585), Preen by Thornton Bregazzi

 The blue floral lace panel gives the fully embellished number a striking juxtaposition.

Sequinned mini dress, € 293 (approx. RM1,448), Ganni

 Chic yet comfortable, this dress is our pick to dance the night away in.

Sateen and sequinned lace midi dress, US $136 (approx. RM548), Michael Michael Kors

Can’t get enough of slip dresses? This minimal piece has just the right hint of shine.

Grid sequin embellished midi dress, US $1,676 (approx. RM6,806), Simone Rocha

 We love how versatile this dress is—style it with a pair of pointy-toe pumps for a glam finish, or a pair of chunky brogues or sneakers to give it a casual contrast.

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