Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
Ah yes, New Year's Eve is almost here and some congratulations are in order. You've made it through another whirlwind season of holiday parties, family reunions, and survived the Mayan apocalypse. But now comes the even trickier part — figuring out the how's and where's of ringing in 2013. Your mental checklist has already been planned: You must be somewhere where you'll have zero problems rallying your friends to join the festivities, can wear sparkly clothes, and have a stand-out time to help you properly start off the New Year.
So, ditch the stress that's associated with locking down your NYE plans, and take a gander at our carefully-edited selection of ways to spend the eve of 2013. Whether you're looking to be spoiled over a six-course meal, enjoy bubbly galore, or a wild warehouse party, we've tracked down the best of the best. Now you just need a dress and a head start on your resolutions list.
Photo: Courtesy of Alison Brod
Summer in the city means Saturday trips to Coney Island and the Rockaways. Our only plan is to relax (and maybe enjoy a taco or two). We just want to sit with our feet in the sand, enjoy the sound of the waves, and spend the afternoon soaking up the sun. Unfortunately, that usually doesn't play out. You see, we're New read
Summer in the city is a beautiful thing. Apart from the sweaty commutes and crummy air-con, London comes into its own during the sunshine months. The city’s cobbled streets and thronging neighbourhoods act as the perfect backdrop for festivities — and are made for lazy days and long, sultry nights.
All you need is read