Our advice on getting glam for New Year's Eve? Go for the gold. It's such an easy amp up and while festive enough for the supreme annual fete, it's effortless, looks good on virtually everyone and is available e-v-e-r-y-w-h-e-r-e, from metallic duds to cosmetics and accessories.
Elegant and easy, this flowing golden silk skirt offers a bit of glam for the holiday; $98.50 at Massimo Dutti, Manhattan, or massimodutti.com
Oh, what a perfect time to break out the party pumps, these by Ivanka Trump; $149.95 at Nordstrom and nordstrom.com.
Unleash your golden goddess in this sultry draped metallic woven top from Simply Vera Vera Wang; $54 at select Kohl's stores and kohls.com.
Slither into the evening with these snakeskin booties from Pour la Victoir--sssssooo cool; $340 at Nordstrom and nordstrom.com.
A must-have for New Year's Eve and beyond, this high-shine wide cuff is classic; $65 at select J.Crew stores and jcrew.com.
A golden skull amps up this casual vintage-style Havana sweater; $69 at select Bloomingdale's stores and bloomingdales.com.
There's a bit of an ancient Egyptian queen vibe to this Patterson J Kincaid white beaded tank . . . perfect for ruling the night; $248 at select Bloomingdale's stores and bloomingdales.com.
In a clutch to add gold to your look tonight? Consider this glittered clutch; $19.80 at Forever 21 and forever21.com.
An antique gold floral pattern transforms these 7 For All Mankind jeans; $215 at select Bloomingdale's stores and bloomingdales.com.
Jeans on New Year's Eve? Perfect, especially when they are killer glam like these J Brand gold metallic skinnies; $238 at Singer22 and singer22.com.
How about a tattoo to ring in the New Year? Dior has produced a limited edition set of golden tattoos, made up of 24-karat micro particles that melt onto the skin (and come off later). There are seven designs in the set: two wrist chains, two charms, three rings and bangles (shown here). Wear them alone or mix and match. They're $120 at Dior counters and dior.com.
This gold metallic belted jacket by Simply Vera Vera Wang would be perfectly festive and warm in, say Time Square for watching the ball drop, but just as chic all season long; $128 at select Kohl's stores and kohls.com.
Peepers pop with a dash of gold on the lids as shown on this model wearing MAC shadow at a recent Alexandre Herchovitch fashion show.
Should you decide to take a swim, this liquid eyeliner from Urban Decay is waterproof; $18 at Sephora, Macy's, sephora.com, and urbandecay.com
Nail it on New Year's Eve with a gold saturated Minx mani (and/or pedi) that lasts for about two weeks. . .all the better to keep the party going; $50 (pedicure is $60) at Red Hots Spa, Roslyn.
Comfy flats get a fashion flash in gold; $178 at J.Crew and jcrew.com.
Toss this snazzy gold shrug over an all-black ensemble to amp up your look for the big night; $22.80 at Forever 21 and forever21.com.
Lustre drops from MAC are like liquid sun on the complexion and have a golden pearl sheen; $20 at cosmetics counters or maccosmetics.com.