These Vintage Celeb Party Looks Are Strangely Relevant for NYE 2019

Searching for that one jaw-dropping outfit to make your New Year's Eve totally unforgettable (and highly Instagrammable)? Well, sometimes to go forward in the fashion stakes, you need to take a step back. Mentally transport yourself to a few decades ago, and you'll be slap-bang in the middle of an era where being glamorous was the norm and getting dressed up to the nines for even the most casual A-list soirée was non-negotiable. 

You couldn't have turned up to Studio 54 wearing jeans and a tee, oh no, it was all lights, camera, action when it came down to choosing party ensembles. The sparklier, the better. The more risqué, the better. The more elaborate and memorable, the better. All of which is why a handful of looks continue to be inspiring for today's party-going generations. 

We've delved through the archives to select the after-dark celebrity looks of the past that have stayed the test of time, looking just as iconic now as they ever did. From Bianca Jagger's glitzy red halter dress through to Edie Sedgwick's saucy take on the LBD, keep reading to see our favourite old-school party outfits…