After making plans the next step is finding something to wear…
Start Planning Early
Figuring out what you’ll be wearing on New Year’s Eve is annoying, especially if you wait till the last minute. To avoid stressing out, get yourself on Pinterest… ASAP! They have so many GREAT ideas for hair, nails, makeup, outfits, etc.
Give Yourself Plenty of Time to Get
Avoid rushing… If you think it will take you 3 hours to get ready, than give yourself 4. Starting early allows you to take your time and relax before leaving the house. It also prevents you from becoming the person everyone has to wait on.
Women: Know Thy Heel Limit or Pack a Pair of Flats
Is there anything worse than watching a woman in pain because of her heels? If you can’t walk in a pair of shoes with confidence, then don’t wear those shoes. If you must wear those shoes, then pack a backup pair. Dr. Scholl’s offers a product called Fast Flats that are perfect for this situation.
After a LONG Holiday Season… take time and give yourself a little TLC. The days before NYE are the perfect time to add highlights to your hair or get your nails done. If you have a limited budget, head to Groupon for plenty of savings on local salons. Just remember to book early!
If you are starting to plan for New Year’s Eve 2017 in Detroit, here are a few guidelines to help you look your very best!
Start Planning Early
Everything about NYE can be improved with a little forethought. Figuring out what you’ll be wearing on New Year’s Eve can be frustrating, especially if you leave it until the last moment. To avoid stress, get yourself on Pinterest TODAY. Ideas for outfits, hair, makeup, and nails are in overabundance and cater to every style and personality. Planning early can also ensure more designs and sizes when you start shopping around.
Give Yourself Plenty of Time to Get Ready on NYE
Avoid rushing to get ready or arriving to the party late by giving yourself plenty of time to get ready for the evening. If you think it will take you three hours to get ready, than give yourself four. Starting early allows you to take your time and relax before leaving the house for the evening. It also prevents you from becoming the person everyone has to wait on before they can start partying. Don’t be that person…
Women: Know Thy Heel Limit or Pack a Pair of Flats
Is there anything sadder than watching a woman in pain shuffle around a party in skyscraper heels? If you can’t walk in a pair of shoes with confidence, then don’t wear them. I don’t care how pretty those Louboutins stilettos are, if you’re in pain or shaky on your feet then you aren’t looking your best. If you simply must wear those shoes, then pack a backup pair. Dr. Scholl’s offers a product called Fast Flats that are precisely for this situation.
Go the Extra Mile
‘Tis the season for fake eyelashes and everything glitter. Use those untouched glitter eye shadows in your favorite palettes. Guys, want to go black tie? Mention NYEDetroit for a 50% discount on suits from President Tuxedo.
Treat Yo Self
After a strenuous holiday season, take the time to show yourself a little TLC. The days leading up to NYE are the perfect time to add highlights to your hair or get your nails done. If you have a limited budget, head to Groupon for plenty of savings on local salons.
The 6th year of the “D” Drop is sure to be the best yet, with extensive growth and even more free festive fun! Campus Martius and Cadillac Square will be transformed into a visual spectacle including Detroit’s very own New Year’s Eve ball drop. A 7 foot glittering “D” will descend from the skies at midnight, hailing the start of the New Year. Festivities will kick off at 4pm with live entertainment on 3 stages, horse drawn carriage rides, ice skating, and fire pits. Free and family friendly, the Drop will feature a Kids’ Zone with plenty of activities for youngsters, along with their own personal Kids’ Drop at 6:30pm. Fans of MSU can celebrate NYE while keeping an eye on the Spartans, with live broadcasts of the 2015 Cotton Ball.
The Drop also features its own VIP Celebration, The Motown Countdown, from inside the 11,000 sq. ft. heated tent set up at Cadillac Square. For more information, visit www.motorcitynye.com/tickets
For the past five years The Met Hotel has played host to Metro Detroit’s largest New Year’s Eve bash, attracting over 1,000 guests annually. Voted “Best NYE Hotel Party” by the Detroit Free Press, The Met Hotel offers partygoers discount hotel rooms for a safe party atmosphere. The 15,000 sq. ft. event space is Metro Detroit’s largest ballroom and will feature Detroit’s top DJ’s spinning until 4am, an expansive dance floor to showcase your moves, multiple TV’s featuring the NYC ball drop and screening of the Cotton Bowl, champagne toast, and midnight confetti storm & balloon drop.
Tickets start at $85 and include 12 drink tickets, lavish hors d’oeuvres & champagne fountains, midnight buffet, and free on-site parking.
Luxury VIP booths are available for purchase, and include 10 tickets, 2 reserved couches/tables, 2 bottles from the VIP bottle menu, 1 bottle of Korbel Champagne, and a private server (tip included in reservation price). For more information call NYEDetroit at 248-543-1000.
To reserve your hotel room at The Met, call 248.879.2100. Online booking is not available for NYE.
VisitNYEDetroit.comfor detailed information on this and more Detroit New Year’s Eve events.
There’s nothing wrong with being single, and it can be a lot of fun. Need proof? Follow these three simple rules to rock NYE single!
A NYE Detroit Party!
The Pro’s of Singledom. There are lots of positives to being single. Firstly, you don’t have to have to be responsible for anyone else. You can simply do you. No worrying about whether your significant other is having fun or drinking too much! Secondly, you get to savor the possibilities. Anything could happen and you could meet anyone, and that’s exciting unto itself.
Focus On Having Fun. If you head out for New Year’s Eve expecting to meet someone, you won’t. But if you just focus on enjoying yourself and celebrating the New Year, you may meet someone to share that midnight kiss with. That’s just how life works. Instead of setting yourself up to be disappointed, stay positive and just have fun with your friends.
Take The Initiative. If meeting someone to share a midnight kiss with is important to you, then you’ll need to take the bull by the horns and put yourself out there. It can be intimidating to initiate conversation with an attractive stranger, but it can also be incredibly empowering. There are plenty of fish in the sea, so get your flirt on! Even if you don’t meet the one, you’ll still be expanding your network and making friends.
Looking for a party for singles this New Year’s Eve? Look no further than NYEDetroit.com for all the best Detroit NYE parties that cater to singles, groups, and fun-loving couples
Start Planning Early. This is 100% the most important thing you can do to ensure a flawless New Year’s Eve. From purchasing tickets to making an appointment at a local salon for the days preceding NYE – the early bird gets the worm! Many venues and events offer discount rates if you purchase tickets to their New Year’s Eve party early. Ticket prices tend to increase as we get closer to the date, so plan early and reap the benefits! Further saving can be accrued by purchasing tickets in bulk, so start organizing your group of friends ASAP to take advantage of group rates. If you are hoping to secure a hotel room for New Year’s Eve it is vital that you reserve early. Locations will be filling up fast once December hits. Visit NYEDetroit.com for a concise list of NYE parties and hotels in Metro Detroit.
Save Money Where You Can. If you’re in the market for a fabulous New Year’s Eve outfit, keep an eye out for sales. Both local boutiques and national retailers will be running plenty of sales throughout the holiday season. Check out retailmenot.com for updates on sales and coupons.
Scout Out Pinterest For Ideas.Pinterest is chock-full of clever and creative ideas for every facet of New Year’s Eve. Want to learn how to do the perfect smoky eye or find the perfect sequin dress? Look to Pinterest to take your NYE to the next level.
Plan A Pre-Party. Get a group together for dinner and drinks before heading out for NYE or invite everyone to your place for appetizers and cocktails (check Pinterest again for festive and fun recipes). From there you can carpool or grab an Uber/Lyft/Taxi as a group.
Stock Up On Afterparty Snacks. To combat a New Year’s Day hangover, take the time to stock up on plenty of snacks and hydration. Planning your munchies ahead of time can also help combat overindulging in junk food. Fill your fridge with fresh veggies, fruit, and a case of Gatorade. Or throw a couple of frozen pizzas in your freezer and call it a day.
Secure Your Midnight Kiss. If you’re interested in someone, now is the time to ask them to join your New Year’s Eve entourage before they make plans.