Birthday celebrations are kind of a big deal, especially when it's your own. Whether you're the type of person to go all-out with a full-blown celebration—professional photographer and DJ included—or you prefer a low-key get together with your closest friends, there's no doubt that you deserve to look and feel great on your birthday. And as you start preparing to celebrate your next trip around the sun, it's only appropriate to have a handful of birthday outfits on-hand to start your new year off in style.
Let's be honest: Your birthday is something to get excited about and your birthday outfit should be no different. It is your night after all, which means you'll be the center of attention. Ahead, we've pulled together 25 It girl-approved looks that are so cool, they're worth celebrating all on their own. Give yourself a head start on planning your birthday fête and scroll down to see all of these chic outfits below.
Style Tip: Sport a chic polka-dot minidress with an oversize blazer to celebrate your birthday in a cool, city-chic ensemble.
Style Tip: Want a birthday outfit that will stand the test of time? Opt for a classic satin suit.
Style Tip: For the birthdays that feel like a bigger deal than others, throw on a sequinned dress and statement earrings.
Style Tip: If sequins aren't your thing but you still want a bit of shimmer in your look, wear a lurex dress with a pair of cool heels.
Style Tip: A little black slip dress with strappy sandals will never be a bad outfit. Period.
Style Tip: Tap into the lingerie trend for 2020 and wear a lace-trim dress. To add a tough edge, wear combat boots and a structured blazer.
Style Tip: If you happen to be celebrating your birthday while you're on vacation in a tropical destination, wear a tie-front top with a cooridnating skirt.
Style Tip: Perhaps you're the type of person who wants a low-key outfit for her birthday. In which case, wear a chic dress over a pair of jeans for a cool layered ensemble.
Style Tip: In the chance you do want a party-ready look, style a chic minidress with statement tights for a look that'll have all eyes on you.
Style Tip: Need a classic look to wear for your birthday and beyond? Opt for a square-neck minidress and sleek mules.
Style Tip: Any birthday girls who want to make a major statement will never shy away from sequinned pants and a floral-print puff-sleeve top.
Style Tip: A classic birthday outfit will always be a sequinned top with sleek black pants, without question.
Style Tip: Who doesn't love a chic blazer for a night out? Wear an oversize style with black tights for a look that'll be perfect for your birthday celebration.
Style Tip: If you want a simple look that feels polished, opt for a sleeveless high-neck blouse with cool leather pants.
Style Tip: If you want a look that's bound to turn heads but prefer to keep things casual, style a graphic tee with sequinned pants.
Style Tip: Go for an ensemble inspired by the mod '60s with a mock-neck minidress and over-the-knee boots.
Style Tip: Give your floral dress an added flair with a glittering evening bag.
Style Tip: A sequin minidress will feel particularly tough when worn with cool lace-up lug-sole boots.
Style Tip: Swap out your standard suit for a cool patterned option to take your outfit to the next level for your birthday.
Style Tip: Need a romantic, minimalist-approved birthday outfit? Wear a puff-sleeve black dress with a chunky gold necklace.
Style Tip: For your daytime birthday festivities, wear a statement jacket—like a patent leather style—with classic jeans.
Style Tip: If black is what's mostly in your wardrobe, give your ensembles a festive edge with a sequinned top with white accents.
Style Tip: A birthday outfit doesn't have to be complicated. If you want something simple that still feels cool enough for your birthday, wear an animal-print dress with a classic moto jacket.
And now, this is what we're wearing to go out in 2020.