A Gentleman's Guide to the Perfect New Year’s Eve Outfit

3…2…1, Happy New Year! New Year’s Eve is the most celebrated night of the year. The excitement, anticipation, and glamour are what make this night one to look forward to (and dress up for) year after year. From elegant parties to timeless traditions, you’ll want to look your best for all your big plans to welcome 2024. 

If you need some New Year’s Eve attire inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s a closer look at some stylish elements to include when putting together an elegant ensemble! Follow these tips and wave goodbye to 2021 in style. 

New Years Outfit Ideas for Men

The first thing to keep in mind when choosing an outfit for New Year’s Eve is the occasion. You’ve probably heard the expression, “You wouldn’t crack a nut with a sledgehammer.” The same applies to parties and events. The secret to dressing well is dressing appropriately. To do so, you’ll need to consider the occasion before selecting your outfit.

If you plan to attend a more elegant event, formal attire is the way to go! Of course, not all plans will call for formal wear. If you’re looking forward to a quiet night at home in the company of friends and family while you watch the ball drop, a cozy outfit is the way to go. You can add a bit of pizazz to any casual outfit with a preppy necktie or handcrafted pocket square

While a casual New Year's Eve outfit – like your favorite jeans and a chic crew neck sweater – will work for more laid-back affairs, a suit may be more appropriate for a semi-formal gathering. 

Headed to a club for a night out of dancing? Go with a sharp pair of trousers, fitted button-down shirt, coordinating silk tie, leather or bomber jacket, and suede shoes.

And then there’s the crème de la crème of all New Year’s Eve celebrations: the black-tie bash. If you’re lucky enough to have scored an invitation to a black-tie event this year, then it’s time to pull out all the stops with a formal suit or tuxedo. Dress to the nines with all the accessories, like preppy suspenders or a classic bow tie & cummerbund set

Find A Show-Stopping New Year’s Eve Look at High Cotton Ties

Speaking of elegant looks, many people mistakenly assume that formal equates to stuffy. This couldn’t be further from the truth, especially when you’ve got a secret weapon in your back pocket: High Cotton Ties.

Whatever your taste and style, you’ll find a look that’s perfect to kick off 2024 at High Cotton Ties. From modern prints and patterns to classic solids in a variety of colors, all our southern style neckties and bow ties are beautifully designed and handcrafted to make a bold and unforgettable impression.

For a New Year’s look unlike any other, pair your festive attire with one of our handcrafted bow ties. Whether you’re looking for a classic black bow tie, a navy polka dot bow tie, a cotton bow tie, or something in between, accessories from High Cotton Ties are guaranteed to make a stylish statement this New Year’s Eve. 

We can’t think of a better way to ring in 2024 than looking and feeling your best. To create a look that is sure to turn heads, browse our men’s accessories collection steeped in Southern charm!