What to wear to a New Year's eve party


What to wear to a New Year's eve party

Here’s our edit for your at-home festivities. We all want to bid farewell to 2020 in style, so whether you are joining friends and family for a special night or just staying at home to celebrate the new year, we have you covered. A New Year calls for sparkles to match the fireworks, frosty whites to echo the winter nights, chic black in sleek silhouettes and jewelled tones in lush fabrics such as plush velvets, glittering sequins and silk satins. May your holiday outfits exude timeless glamour, style over fashion trends and be an expression of your personality.

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Black sequin glamour

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The ultimate party LBD: the Oceana is a true show-stopper, in full length glistening black paillettes for a modern mermaid look with a twist. Made from luxurious mirrored paillettes, it comes in head-turning turquoise, elegant olive and classic black. A New Year’s Eve party deserves nothing less.

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Black tie party chic

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Equally magnificent, but in muted gunmetal grey, our Column dress is a classic for a reason. A modern take on sequins that is as clean as it is eye-catching, this style shimmers as you move and is a delight to wear. Our Column dress is made from translucent steel sequins embroidered with gold thread. Its shell of lightweight stretch jersey makes it incredibly comfortable, while the racer style provides a covered, modern neckline.

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Bejewelled accessories

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If you aren’t comfortable with full-length sequin, a bejewelled accessory like our tasselled and beaded handbags is a great addition to a pared-down dress or jumpsuit. The ultimate in sophistication, this luxurious pouch is crafted from silky satin and adorned with fringed glass beads. A lush tasselled drawstring cord closes the pouch in style. An ideal partner to silk gowns and chic suiting, this pouch will prove to be the perfect accessory to store essentials in an effortlessly chic fashion.

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Classic with a twist

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This is your little black jumpsuit with a twist. From the front, the epitome of minimalist elegance — sculpted in jet black satin back crepe with stretch tulle, it is beautifully tailored with inner corsetry to create a streamlined, long silhouette. Effortlessly Galvan, it reveals an unexpected surprise at the back, where handcrafted strings of coral, turquoise, copper and pearlescent beads add a luxe bohemian nod to this otherwise minimalist design, sensuously draping over the curves of the back.

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Holiday magic

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Add a touch of magic to the holiday season with this glistening skirt in ombré sequins that glide from jet black to cool steel. Floor-length and with a thigh-high slit, this maxi skirt is crafted from comfortable knit jersey embroidered with a cascade of shimmering sequins to take this style to sensational heights. Add a classic cami for a chic yet dazzling evening look.

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Silver screen siren

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Emulate Hollywood superstar Brie Larson and glow in our Eve dress, made of silk heaven, all flowing drama. Available in beautifully saturated colours - striking emerald, sophisticated midnight, gold, silver blue, rose gold and rust - this is a timeless piece of eveningwear for every chic wardrobe. Ideal for a chic New Year’s Eve soirée, but also to rewear for years to come.

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New Year's Eve chic

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Our best-selling Eclipse jumpsuit in velvet has it all — the tailoring of a suit thanks to a secret inner corset, the cosiness of warm velvet for cold Winter nights, the sensuality of our signature sweetheart neckline and the confidence-boosting powers of a design that makes you feel like a million dollars, every single time. Always a trusted wardrobe hero.

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Nineties glamour

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Our signature Valletta Dress has been cropped for a modern touch, and covered in beautifying liquid rose gold dust for an unforgettable, yet effortless look. Nineties cool meets millennial glamour. This style will leave a trail of compliments behind.

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Bold separates

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Astral and bold, this exquisite blouse is for dreamers and trailblazers. Imagined in lightweight woven lurex in stellar shades of atomic sage and copper, it is incredibly easy to wear thanks to a covering, high neckline and lightly tailored, voluminous cuffed sleeves. This blouse will elevate any separates you pair it with. Moonlit from within, it is a fitting choice to bid farewell to 2020 in style.

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Minimalist chic

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Our Sahara dress brings warm, toffee-hued sensuality to Winter nights. In divine liquid jersey that hugs every curve just-so, it will become a new pillar of your wardrobe for any chic occasion. Pair with fluffy faux-fur and luminescent gemstones for New Year’s Eve drama

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If it is good enough for Florence

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Award-winning talent Florence Pugh shines bright in our Galvan Stargaze Cocktail Dress. A glittering cocktail dress with a modern edge, this colourful style is a delight to wear all year round, from the Holiday season to Summer evenings.

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Sparkling golden girl

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Crafted from honeycomb, bronze and turquoise mirrored sequins embroidered onto panels of lightweight tulle, our Stargaze Cocktail Dress catches the light and shimmers beautifully. Feminine straps display the perfect amount of décolleté, whilst the clean, square neckline is ultra-modern. A combination of horizontal striping on a bandeau top, and vertical striping on a side-slit skirt hits the mark for every figure. Both chic and playful, this cocktail number is nothing short of a showstopper

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Classic showstopper

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Our Estrella is a bit of best-kept secret for those in need of a last minute black tie gown. Inspired by the 90’s slip dress, this body-skimming silhouette is reimagined in a shimmering contemporary style. The floor-length dress is covered in translucent paillettes which are embroidered onto a metallic mesh tulle and lined with silky jersey.

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Minimalist beauty

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Meet the Phoebe, a dress that looks simple in appearance but transforms once worn into an ultra-flattering, night-enhancing design. Snap it in cool sage green, festive enough for the holidays, yet fresh enough to see the dawn of another year, filled with promise and hope.

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The ultimate LBD

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If all else fails, an LBD will never let you down. Make it special with our Blade dress, featuring triangular panels in sheer nude tulle highlighting a deep V decolleté and low back, forming invisible straps. Tantalising style for a night to remember.



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Alizé Wilkinson


Alizé manages communications and content at Galvan. Over the past 12 years, she has worked in the fashion, jewellery and arts worlds, following a stint as a writer for Le Monde. Born in France, she lives in London with her British husband and two toddler daughters. As well as a growing collection of slip dresses, Alizé collects embellished knitwear, vintage textiles and international magazines. Her other interests include Marc Chagall, Gustave Flaubert and periwinkle hydrangeas.

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