Gone are the days where a little black dress and basic black stilettos are the go-to outfit for the club. In the city where anything goes and taking yourself too seriously is b-o-r-i-n-g, it's time to move on from the outfits everyone has seen before and use nightlife as an opportunity to rock the fun styles you'd never dream of wearing during the day.

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