Sparkling, opulent and black-tie are key words to use as inspiration when thinking of a New Year’s Eve wedding theme. It’s all about glamour, glitter and gold.

New Year’s Eve Themed Wedding

For brides and grooms-to-be who love a bit of glitz and glam, throwing a New Year’s Eve wedding is the perfect excuse to go all out with the opulence on your wedding day (as if you need an excuse, in the first place).

Here are our top tips and must-haves to ensure your New Year’s Eve wedding is the most s

Secure a spectacular wedding gown

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New Year’s Eve is the one night of the year you can really go all out with your outfit. And your wedding day is the day when all eyes are on you. So, it goes without saying that a New Year’s Eve wedding calls for an spectacular dress. We’re talking floor sweeping gowns, gold detailing, crystal embellishment and dramatic veils.

If we had to name a decade that encapsulates the level of extra you’d want to channel, it’s the 1920s. An era of opulence and excess, its the perfect inspiration for a New Year’s Eve wedding theme. Eliza Jane Howell‘s latest bridal collection is a homage to the glitz of the Roaring Twenties.

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We’re loving the Dali Renaissance Gold dress 

Beautiful bridesmaid dresses

While you steal the show in an extravagant wedding gown, New Year’s Eve is all about excess and that mean there’s enough sparkle to go around your bridesmaids, too. Full length, sparkle and sass are the look du jour when it comes to your bridesmaids’ dresses at a New Year’s Eve wedding.

essensedesigns.com Sorella Vita Modern Metallic Style 8718 with Groom
Sorella Vita Modern Metallic bridesmaid dresses, essensedesigns.com

Metallic wedding cake

The delicately piped white icing over the metallic gold on this beautiful cake from Couture Cakes makes it look super extravagant and almost too good to eat.

Ornate Gold Leaf Wedding Cake www.couture-cakes.co.uk

For more wedding cake inspiration, take a look at the wedding cake trends we’re

Sparkling wedding stationery

Before the big day comes around, set the tone for your New Year’s Eve wedding with sparkly wedding stationery. Glittery wedding invitations are a great way to let guests know what’s in store for them at your glamorous New Year’s wedding.

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Set your wedding day off with a sparkle with these gold glitter invitations from Zazzle.

Shimmering shoes

If you prefer a traditional white wedding dress then add a touch of gold with your accessories. These shoes by Rachel Simpson Shoes will add the metallic element you need for your theme.

Rachel Simpson - Leonie Gold Snake £190 (pair)

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Dazzling bridal jewellery

It wouldn’t be a New Year’s Eve theme without some show-stopping costume jewellery. Glitzy Secrets offer a great combination of dazzling set pieces and delicate jewellery for a perfect bridal look.  Our top pick is the vintage-inspired Fourties Beauty Jewellery Set.

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Crowd-pleasing confetti (and confetti cannons)

A mix of gold, champagne and cream petals will give you wedding and wedding photographs a luxurious aesthetic, and is something a lot of guests won’t have seen before.

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Buy this gold matt, champagne, tan and white confetti from Etsy.

Add an extra bang to the New Year’s themed bash with confetti cannons to release at midnight.

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Giant Iridescent Confetti Cannon from Ginger Ray.

Decorative place settings

A glittery gold dipped white feather will look spectacular as place settings at your reception, or even hung in sparkling clusters around your venue. Check out The Wedding of My Dreams for more luxurious wedding decor.

Gold dipped feathers £4.20 for 10 The wedding of my Dreams (3)

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