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Article: Your ultimate New Year's Eve Party Guide

Your ultimate New Year's Eve Party Guide
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Your ultimate New Year's Eve Party Guide

‘Baby it's cold outside' will be booming from every radio station and playlist come New Year's Eve, but nothing will persuade us to stay at home, isn't that right ladies? With six days to prepare yourselves before you put on a fabulous dress, there's plenty of time to wind-down and de-bloat from your calorie rich Christmas dinner. In light of this joyous occasion, party protagonists have provided us with the top New Year's Eve Parties in the UK so we can ensure Cinderella gets a chance to go to the ball.

Mode Events Present: Wall Street, NYE at The Bijou Club, Manchester

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This New Year's Eve make sure to pencil yourself in to The Bijou Club for the chance to take a boisterous walk in the shoes of The Wolf of Wall Steet's Jordan Belford. This themed night will have all the madness of the movie with a champagne reception, casino table, canapés, and of course - plenty of $100 bills. The dress code is strictly black tie and if the movie is anything to go by, style will be crucial. The exclusive crowd at this soiree will be partying until 4.30am so get ready to run with the big boys in town. Price: £40. Get your tickets here.

What to wear...

Dazzle like the event and stand-out in this season's gorgeous embellished trend for a look that would certainly turn Leo's head.This captivating Virgos Lounge Raya Dress, £110, is as decadent as the party will be and paired with a simple gold bangle, embellished clutch and classic heels, you'll be standing out in style. virgooss Shop the outfit: Virgos Lounge Raya Dress £110, Aftershock London Abigail Beige Gemstone Clutch Bag £83, Fiorelli Gold Line Geometric Cuff £35, Aftershock London Lydia Pointed High Heels in Black £49.50

Salvatore's Bar at Playboy Club London, London

playboy Add a little spice to your New Year shenanigans and purchase a ticket for Playboy Club London. A rat pack singer will be doing his thing on stage from 8.30pm and come 10.30pm a DJ will take over to combine Salvatore and Baroque with some smashing tunes. A complimentary Christmas cocktail will be waiting to quench your thirst at the beginning of the night and to add icing to the cake, a ½ bottle of champagne will accompany an ice platter of shellfish later on in the night. Guaranteed to be a night rigged with grandeur, make sure you dress to impress. Price: tickets start at £20. Get your tickets here.

What to wear...

Put the Playboy bunnies to shame and don something, short, sexy and stylish for a night of flamboyant partying and fun. Keep your accessories in sync and don't underestimate the power of a simple yet sultry outfit. chcii

Shop the outfit: Goddiva Aztec Embellished Dress in Cream £50, Aftershock London Valarie Black Evening Clutch Bag £64, Reiss Leone Shoe £98.50, Adele Marie Two Tone Twist Effect Bangle £25.

Black Dog Ballroom, Manchester's Northern Quarter


Don't deprive yourselves this New Year's Eve, put together your sexiest outfit and strut your stuff at Black Dog Ballroom, one of the Northern Quarter's hottest nightspots. Wring out one more night of decadence at this spacious venue with your friends and loved ones. The resident DJ will mix some party worthy tunes and won't stop spinning until everyone is up on the dance floor. The finishing line comes at 4pm so be wise and complete your outfit with a comfy pair of shoes. Price: £5 after 10pm. Get your tickets here.

What to wear...

Keep your outfit fun and flirty for this cool and quirky occasion. This girly yet glamorous prom skirt is feminine and sexy all at the same and just the right tone for a night out in Manchester's cool Northern Quarter. Electric blue heels add a different dimension to this outfit whilst a monochrome clutch and crystal earrings keep this look classic. audrey image for dmn

Shop the outfit: Jones and Jones Audrey Dress in Black £63.95, Krystal London Lily Crystal Earrings ¬£25, Aftershock London Zoey Clutch Bag in Black and White £49, Reiss Harper Shoe in Blue £152.50

Sky Bar, London

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Why not party James Bond style for the last night of 2014? Sky Bar's bash will give you a night to tell the grandkids about. Complimentary Bellinis, Champagne, pop up global food stalls and breakfast will open the gates to a world of satisfaction. Count down to the New Year with a full 360 view of London and watch the cities renowned firework display in style. The party doesn't stop until 6am so you have an incredible opportunity to watch London transform from night to day. Price: Party packages start from £150. Get your tickets here.

What to wear...

The theme for London Sky Bar? Dress to impress! Pull out all the stops to stand-out at this suave London hotspot as it's sure to be a night of decadence and glamour. This stunning Gorgeous Couture Bailey Maxi in Magenta £178.95 is just right, the eye-catching berry hue is a sophisticated look and paired with timeless silver and black accessories you're sure to be the belle of the ball. gb

Shop the outfit: Gorgeous Couture Bailey Maxi in Magenta £178.95, Aftershock London Debbie Peep Toe Heel in Black £53, Aftershock London Thelma Velvet Evening Bag £54, Fiorelli Swarovski Charm Bracelet in Silver £22

Notsosilent And Offbeat Present NYE 2014 at La Cheetah, Glasgow

cheetah club La Cheetah club have more than one thing to celebrate on the 31st, as well as ringing in the New Year, they will be throwing their 5th birthday party. The two floors of the venue will be jam packed with a sleek crowd and huge names like Funkineven, Dixon Avenue Basement Jams and Ben Marvin, who will all be spinning some awesome tunes. There's sure to be an exciting atmosphere to revel in so make sure you don't miss the double thrill of the night. Price: £10. Get your tickets here.

What to wear...

Shimmie and shine into the new year in this season's hottest trend, the embellished dress. This girly LBD Blair Dress, £150 will certainly ensure all eyes are on you and it's fun dropped hem will prove a real hit when dancing. Match your dress with a twinkling clutch and bracelet, no necklace necessary, and pair with your trusty skyhigh heels.

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Shop the outfit: The LBD Blair Dress £150, Aftershock London Patrice Shoe in Black Animal Print £69, Zandra Rhodes Bella Bag in Silver Glitter £22.50, Johnny Loves Rosie Oval Panel Bracelet £22

Big Bang Boat Party 2014 at the Embankment Pier, London

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Sail in style into another year with Big Bang Boat Party and count down to 2015 by watching London's infamous firework display while cruising along the iconic Thames. Plus there'll be London's top DJs to dance to and of course a front row seat to the notorious London fireworks. The evening won't be one cut short either as you shall be afloat for 5 hours with unlimited wine, beer, soft drinks and a buffet to shelter you from any dehydration or hunger you may feel aboard this slick boat party. Price: £199. Get your tickets here.

What to wear...

Party the night away in something a little unique for New Year's Eve at this decadent event. A beautifully embellished bodice and flirty skirt like this Chi Chi London Melissa Dress £79 is the ideal number to stand out in; keep the theme going with your accessories and wait for the complements to roll in! chi melissa

Shop the outfit: Chi Chi London Melissa Dress £79, Krystal London Surrounded Teardrop Earrings £30, Aftershock London Kim Embellished Clutch Bag £83, Aftershock London Becky Shoes in Black £64

Brassroots Live at Blues Kitchen, Shoreditch, London

blues kitchen The Blues Kitchen commits itself to every drink shaken and every wing served and is known on the block for its hearty atmosphere and welcoming booths that have plenty of leg room. No jukebox or DJ can compete with Brassroots, this jive stimulating band that a sure to play at least most of your favourite tunes from every genre! Don't be surprised if you find yourself pulling off moves you never knew you had. Price: tickets start at £25. Get your tickets here.

What to wear...

Renowned for it's cool and contemporary vibe, Shoreditch is the place to make a super stylish effort. This gorgeous LBD will make just the right statement with its super flattering ruching detail and sweetheart neckline. Jazz it up with a statement necklace, sky high heels and embellished clutch!

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Shop the outfit: The LBD Diana Dress £95, Aftershock London Julia Gemstone Embellished Clutch Bag £79, Adele Marie Estate Jewelled Necklace £49, Aftershock London Lorena Shoe in Beige £64.

The Greatest Show On Earth at Proud Cabaret, Brighton


The Greatest Show on Earth will be hosted by Proud Cabaret this New Year's Eve and will be sure to have you cavorting from your seat to the dance floor. Witness mind-blowing interior that will transform Proud's ballroom into a circus. Fully armed and ready for a themed takeover, the ring master of the night will conduct his circus performers to ensure your jaws drop to the floor. More surprises will be unveiled throughout the night. Our advice? Don't' be a clown and get yourself a ticket to this one off event. Price: £79. Get your tickets here.

What to wear...

Get in the cabaret spirit with a twinkling, twenties inspired dress! You can never go wrong with black and gold, and this dazzling Gatsbylady Ritz Gold Fringe Flapper Dress £75 is both figure flattering and it's been incredibly popular in the press! You;re sure to stand out in the black and gold theme!

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Shop the outfit: Gatsbylady Ritz Gold Fringe Flapper Dress £75, Fiorelli Gold Chain Earring with Gold Bar £12, Aftershock London Debbie Peep Toe Heel in Black £53, Aftershock London Layla Black Hard Case Clutch £73.30

Dr. Jekyll's Dinner Party at The Jekyll And Hyde, Birmingham

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Dr. Jekyll's eat me, drink me gin and food fusion menu will take pride on the mantelpiece of this supreme night out and will be hosted in the venues gin parlour. The Victorian themed décor muses cosy and rustic vibes for the Jekyll and Hyde and creates an ideal venue for a sophisticated New Year's Eve with family and friends. A massive party will also take place in the main bar where party lovers can take advantage of the free entry. Dishing out the perfect prescription of debauchery, missing this night will have Dr. Jekyll proclaim you clinically insane. Price: £70. Get your tickets .

What to wear...

Have fun at this quirky New Year's Eve bash with a sleek and sophisticated outfit to impress in. This Forever Unique Tonie Black and Gold Lace Dress £100, is both naughty and nice, and sleek black and gold accessories will finish off a refined outfit. fu dress for dmn Shop the outfit: Forever Unique Tonie Black and Gold Lace Dress £100, Reiss Clasby Clutch in Gold £113.50, Aftershock London Josephine Shoe in Black £56.50, Fiorelli Gold Hoop Spike Earrings £25

Hogmanay 2014 at Mansion House, Glasgow


Mansion House presents its final blow out for 2014 in true Scottish style with complimentary haggis and good time tunes. Six separate bars are spread across the venue, so the ease of getting a refreshing bevvie won't be a major issue. For a sophisticated start to the evening you can also book in for a slap up meal. With both options designed for a memorable start to 2015, heading to the Mansion is a no brainer. Price: tickets start from £10. Get your tickets here.

What to wear...

Take this year's huge Gatsby trend to Glasgow and party the night away in a style the flappers would approve of. You'll feel like a million dollars in this Gatsby Glamour Daisy Dress £65 and paired with classic black and gold accessories you'll be the best dresses lady there. gatsby daisy

Shop the outfit: Gatsby Glamour Daisy Dress £65, Krystal London Tiger Drop Necklace £35, Reiss Harper Shoe in Black 152.50, Aftershock London Ruth Clutch Bag in Gold £32 To book tickets for these amazing events and for more info about bars, clubs and events visit Or shop our whole collection of gorgeous party dresses here.

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