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Heavy metal – several ways to shine on New Year’s Eve



Whether you’re at home with a tin of caramel corn watching Snooki and Seacrest count down to 2011 (ahem, now you know my big plans) or attending some amazing party where a hot little dress and high heels are more the dress code, it’s always fun to stick on a sparkly item to ring in the New Year. Frenchconnectioncarnival85

Jenniferbehrtriplebaguettecrystalwrap960For those of us on the couch, a sequin mini or tiara-esque headband are a little over the top, but silver nail polish or a metallic eyeliner are easy beauty items to slap on and get you into the spirit.

For those of you going to the fabulous parties, shimmy into a T-shirt smattered Mini Sequin Purse Silver $39.50 with sequins or wear a sequin cross body bag, but not together of course.

Sporting something shiny, bright and fun on New Year’s Eve makes the holiday that much more festive. Just make sure that your outfit isn’t making more noise than the party horns.

Happy New Year.

-- Melissa Magsaysay

Photos (top): Laura Mercier Metallic Cream eye shadow, from left, $22, at Credit: Sephora. Laura Mercier, OPI for Sephora sparkle top coat in "Flurry Up," $9, at Credit: Sephora. Jemma Kid Silver Screen eyeliner and mascara duo, $18.96, at Credit:

Photos (middle): Jennifer Ber triple baguette crystal head wrap, left, $960, at Credit: Jennifer Behr. French Connection "Carnival" sequin top, $131, at Credit: French Connection

Photo (bottom): Gap sequin cross body bag, $39.50, at Credit: Gap

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