Happy New Year's Eve!! hile us regular folk use the holiday as an excuse to dress up in our most sparkly get-ups, celebs seem to be able to get away with wearing sequins and sparkles all year long.

For this week's Style Study, we're rounding up pics of Hollywood's ladies getting their shine on in glittering ensembles! From pants, to dresses, to jackets, we've got all the different ways celebs have put a spin on sparkles and sequins this year -- let's break it down!


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We all know Snooks likes to stand out and make a statement, and it definitely takes a meatball to be able to pull off sequined leggings!

Katy Perry

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Okay, so this isn't Katy's best look of all time, but the sequins add some glitz and glamor to the otherwise boring dress.

Kristin Chenoweth

Hey, if you're gonna wear 'em, go big or go home!

Sarah Jessica Parker

SJP chooses a more subtle glittering look with her calf-length black dress.

Carly Rae Jepsen

Don't let the length of Carly's sequined AMA gown fool you -- it's totally sexified with its open back and low cut neckline!

Carrie Underwood

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Carrie not only stands out with her shiny ensemble, but the bold, purple color is totally different and definitely makes a statement.

Hayden Panettiere

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Hayden's short, silver number is cute, flirty and fun -- definitely a style you may want to look out for if you're still shopping for that perfect NYE dress!

Taylor Swift

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Alright, so Taylor was wearing this red, sequined jacket as part of a performance costume, but it's still pretty freakin' rad!

Evan Rachel Wood

It definitely takes some ambition to wear such a stand-out ensemble like this one, plus... it doesn't look all to comfortable..

Heidi Klum

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Strapless, sparkling and silver -- It's simple!

Dakota Fanning

Dakota looks well beyond her years in this elegant, sequin gown.

Nicole Scherzinger

Um... HOT, HOT, HOT!! Nicole's tiny gold dress is perfect for a night out in the club.

Ashley Tisdale

Ashley mixes sequins with sheer for a totally sexy dress that's perfect for a movie premeire or a night out.

Who's sparkly style do you like best?!

Photos Courtesy of: fame/Flynet