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By Daniel Taibleson     Dec 20, 2013 in Lifestyle
New Year’s Eve is coming up fast, and peoples’ thoughts are turning to ringing in 2014 in style. Electronic dance music (EDM) parties, also often known as raves, are a great way for the younger crowd to get together and dance for hours on end.
In addition to the pulsating beat of the music and the energetic crowd, fashion is a huge part of most EDM parties. Showing up in Levis and a t-shirt will quickly announce to the crowd that you are a rave newbie. Fortunately, there are plenty of stores that specialize in rave-friendly fashion as well as YouTube videos that offer helpful advice on what to wear this NYE.
With that in mind, the following five NYE EDM parties are sure to be a hit with revelers who want to end 2013 with a bang. To make the evening as enjoyable as possible, we've included some fashion tips.
Surrender Nightclub in Las Vegas
Billed by FG.DJ Radio as one of the biggest EDM parties, the nightclub is located inside the Encore at Wynn. The event will feature incredible DJs like Steve Aoki, Eric Prydz, Skrillex and Calvin Harris. The “Party Under the Fireworks” is sure to be a night to remember.
Wynn Las Vegas
Wynn Las Vegas
What to wear: Vegas is known for glitz and glamour and this event is no exception. Try checking out a Michael Kors store for an affordable and stylish outfit that will wow both the wearer and the crowds.
Mansion Nightclub in Miami
Known as one of the best cities in the U.S. for club fans to celebrate New Year’s Eve, The Mansion Nightclub will feature Carl Cox on the big night. He has vowed to deliver an amazing performance that party goers will not soon forget. The Mansion Club is featuring an open bar that night from 9 until midnight, which is part of the admission charge.
Gleb Joutchenia
What to wear: Askmen notes that comfort is important at rave parties. Since Miami is in a warm climate, a tank top would be a great choice for guys, paired with dark-colored track pants and really outlandish tennis shoes. Rave Ready has a great selection of outfits and accessories for both guys and girls that are ideal for NYE.
Roseland Ballroom in New York City
NYC and NYE go together so well, and the EDM party at the Roseland Ballroom is no exception. Steve Angello’s New Year’s Eve party will feature the famous DJ/producer who is sure to amaze and entertain everyone at the party.
Photo by Alicja Zak via Flickr
What to wear: iHeart EDM has a fantastic selection of affordable rave merchandise that is perfect for NYC on NYE, including a black, pink and green outfit that is memorable, sassy and sexy all rolled into one.
Lights All Night in Dallas and Mexico City
As White Rave Rafting notes, the yearly 2-day festival in Dallas is well-known as a top NYE party for the EDM crowd. This year, a second event will take place in Mexico City. The Dallas Convention Center venue will include Krewella, Above & Beyond, deadmau5, Kaskade and more.
What to wear: YouTube has a variety of videos with excellent fashion tips; this one from iHeart Raves offers some great suggestions on what to wear this NYE; any of these outfits would be ideal for Dallas.
Decadence in Denver
Some of the most well-known names in EDM are scheduled this year at Decadence in Denver, Colo. Headliners include Dada Life, Tiesto and Bassnectar. The two-day party will feature two arenas, both with plenty of space for dancing.
What to wear: Denver will be chilly in late December, so think warmer rave outfits like hot pink fluffy legwarmers from Ami Clubwear paired with a hoodie hat complete with faux fur and animal ear pom poms.
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