If looking your best and getting your finances in order are among your resolutions for 2013, why not begin a little early? Start with one of these 10 dresses and you're on your way to creating a standout look that's perfect for ringing in the new year. An added bonus -- they all cost less than $50, leaving you with extra cash for some accessories ... or that champagne toast.
With a metallic shine and thigh-high slit, this BCBGeneration maxi-dress is a guaranteed show-stopper; on sale for $49, at bcbg.com.
An A-line silhouette and V-cut back make this sequin dress flirty and festive; $39.80, at forever21.com.
'Tis the season for a bold red, ruffled dress. Add a clutch and a chunky necklace and you're ready to dance the night away; on sale for $49.99, at mango.com.
Pantone named emerald green the color of 2013, so what better hue to wear while ringing in the new year? Add a pair of black pumps to complement the lace detail and accessorize with earrings in another jewel tone; $47.99, at modcloth.com.
This fitted sequin dress with long sleeves will steal the show at any New Year's Eve soiree; on sale for $34.99, at mango.com.
A sequin skirt adds shine to this polished A-line, cap-sleeved dress, and a solid bodice leaves room for a statement necklace; $29.80, at forever21.com.
Leather (real and faux) became a major trend this year. Keep it going with this sleek dress and a killer pair of booties; on sale for $49.99, at zara.com.
A statement necklace and heels can easily take this gold lace dress from day to night; $48, at francescas.com.