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Happy 2013! Regardless if you’re attending an exclusive formal gala, breaking it down in a warehouse party somewhere, or partying one-on-one with a special someone, New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate. With a new year comes new hopes, new dreams, new resolutions, and quite appropriately, a new party dress.
Whether you want to blind them with bling, sparkle subtly, or stick to a more matte look, we gathered up 12 of the best-of-the-best plus-size dresses (for every budget and occasion) to help you look simply smashing as you count down.
Not to toot our own horn, but Refinery29's really got the whole party thing down to a science. Killer DJ? Check. Delicious cocktails? Naturally. Swag bags? Of course! At this year's Sundance Film Festival, we took all those things and added some special friends to the mix. One of our favorite films at Sundance this year read
Between the two of them, Brooke Baxter Bailey and her
husband, Jeff Bailey, have founded an underground performance-art space, a live-music venue, a piano bar, and a coffee-and-tacos shop —all in Williamsburg.
Their latest venture, however, has taken them Upstate: The couple have opened the Glass Mountain Inn, part read