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Mariah Carey Has Technical Issues, Makes Up A Song On The Spot

When Mariah Carey had technical issues at her New Year’s Eve concert in Australia, she dealt by making up her own song on the spot. Her improvised number wasn’t half-bad. She sang about her dress and her shoes and the faulty sound system and how she needs an alcoholic beverage right away. I think she… More »


The Good, The Bad, & The WTF: New Year’s Eve Edition

New Year’s Eve is considered one of the biggest party nights of the year, which is why it’s also generally considered one of the most annoying nights of the year. So as you can imagine, only the most irritating celebrities turned out for very public New Year’s parties in Las Vegas and New York. (We’re… More »


Awkward NYE Kisses: Kathy Griffin Smooches Anderson Cooper’s Crotch & Jenny McCarthy Maybe Makes Out With A Guy With A Herpes Sore

First of all, Happy New Year, you guys! Did you kiss anyone special when the clock hit midnight? Sadly, I was smoochless, but even that’s preferable to the kissing Kathy Griffin and Jenny McCarthy engaged in on New Year’s Eve. Griffin was, as usual, hosting CNN’s New Year’s coverage with Anderson Cooper and thought the… More »


Gather Round For Ye Olde Drinking Songs!

Does “99 Bottles Of Beer On The Wall” even count as a drinking song? Because if so, a 4th grade field trip is the last time I ever got jolly enough to sing the praises of alcohol. I think we can all agree that drinking songs are olde-timey and therefore rad and New Year’s Eve… More »


7 Champagne Cocktails To Ring In The New Year

Champagne and sparkling wines are wonderful on their own, but sometimes you want a little something extra. If you’re looking to change up your New Year’s Eve sipping options, click on the gallery to check out 7 simple champagne-based cocktails perfect for toasting to 2013. Cheers! … More »


Weekend Project: DIY Sequin Cocktail Rings

At this point, New Year’s Eve could probably just be renamed “National Sequin Day,” and I, for one, have no problem with that. If you’re in the mood to get crafty this weekend and want to add some extra sparkle to your NYE outfit, check out these awesome cocktail rings made from wooden beads and… More »


New Year’s Eve Date Inspiration: Romantic Night In

If you’re planning to get all dolled up and go out on the town for New Year’s Eve, we’ve got your sparkly dress needs covered, but what if you’re opting for a romantic night in? Many of the most memorable midnights happen in the comfort of your own home, kissing somebody you’ve kissed a million… More »


5 Celeb Style Trends To Steal This New Year’s Eve

Not sure what to wear this New Year’s Eve? Why not take a cue from what a few of our favorite stars wore on the red carpet recently? You don’t need to steal their whole look, but even just one of these elements — be it Anne Hathaway’s blush-colored sequins or Kristen Stewart’s sexy peekaboo… More »


Want To Protect Your Liver This New Year’s Eve? Eat Some Asparagus

If you’re planning to party like a rock star this New Year’s Eve, you might want to take a break from pounding Jagerbombs to pounding a plate of sauteed asparagus. According to a study in the Journal of Food Science, certain amino acids and minerals found in asparagus have the power to flush out “cellular… More »


Awesomely Affordable: 10 Sparkly New Year’s Eve Dresses For $60 Or Less

Still looking for the perfect New Year’s Eve dress to ring in 2013? Something with enough sequins and sparkle to be seen from space? Don’t worry–we’ve got you covered. Click through to check out 10 show-stopping party dresses, all for $60 or less… … More »


Holiday Hair Tutorial: Disco Heaven

The internet is teeming with hair tutorials for ladies with long hair, but if you have short or curly (or short and curly) hair, it can be tough to find styles that will work for you. We asked hair and beauty guru Aileen Cady to come up with a fun party hairstyle specifically for short,… More »


Must Haves: 10 Fabulous Plus-Size Dresses For New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is a great excuse to get dressed up in your fanciest duds and knock back some champagne with friends. Whether you want to swathe yourself in sequins or prefer a slightly more understated look, we found 10 beautiful plus-size dresses guaranteed to turn heads when the clock strikes midnight. Click through to… More »


We’ve Got Your New Year’s Eve Outfit Right Here

It’s never too early to start planning your New Year’s Eve outfit! I’m all about this festive top with sequins and glittery details that’s exclusively on OldNavy.com. With three different color choices, you can find the one that goes with your current crop of cardigans best! It’ll look adorable with jeans or a miniskirt and… More »


8 Ways To Handle The Holiday Blues

The bloating of Thanksgiving and the bloodshed of Black Friday are behind us, and now Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s celebrations are ahead of us. It’s the most joyous time of the year, right? You’re ridiculously happy and emotionally stable right now, aren’t you? Not so much? Yeah, me neither. For one thing, we’re down to… More »


New Year’s Eve Style Inspiration #3: The Cozy Night In

A few years ago my friend Katelyn and I started our own New Year’s Eve tradition. We stay in, make dinner, drink wine, and spend the night reflecting on the last year and making up fun hippie rituals to usher in the new one (I hear this year’s festivities are going to include a ceramic… More »


You’re Invited To A Typical New Year’s Eve Party

Not that I saw that terrible looking movie “New Year’s Eve” — I’m waiting for it to be on DVD, obvs — but there was a line from the trailer that I found to be quite on point. “New Year’s is the worst holiday to go out on,” says Ashton Kutcher’s sure-to-be-douche-y character. “People who… More »


Zooey & JGL Remind Us To Ask, “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?”

Well isn’t this adorkable? Oh crap, I just remembered we hate that word. Fine. Let me start over. Isn’t this lovely? Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, back together again, this time covering Nancy Wilson’s “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” Julie would absolutely hate me for saying this, but luckily she is on a plane… More »


New Year’s Eve Style Inspiration #2: The Classy Cocktail Party

New Year’s Eve is a great excuse to dress up. Yesterday we featured a disco ball-inspired outfit for those of us who like our NYE ensembles to be visible from space. Today we have a slightly more understated look, featuring dark lace, a dreamy fascinator headband, and fun flashes of gold. It’s perfect for classy… More »


New Year’s Eve Style Inspiration #1: The Human Disco Ball

New Year’s Eve means a lot of things: reflection, rebirth, resolutions, parties, flirting, champagne singing, and perhaps most importantly, SEQUINS. Add a little festive sparkle to your outfit this weekend with one or two sequined accessories, amp things up with a pair of sequined heels, steal the show in a sequined dress, or channel your… More »


How To Have A Low-Key New Year’s Eve Party That Doesn’t Suck

Call me a Grinch, but I’ve never really celebrated New Year’s Eve. It’s freezing cold, it’s all about drinking (which means other people barfing and fighting), it involves staying up until the wee hours of the morning, and sometimes your crazy-ass friends expect you to shell out $250 for some stupid club. No thanks! I… More »