Of course, you’re looking to sport a little festive twinkle this New Year’s Eve. But maybe you’re wondering what sequin-full piece to invest in; what would flatter your body type best and what would guarantee you look your absolute best to welcome 2016. We were too! So we hit up The Mindy Project costume designer Salvador Perez for his tips on how you can strike the right balance of shimmer.

“I love any reason to wear sparkle, but New Year’s Eve is the perfect time to shine! And because you want start the New Year with something new for good luck, it’s a great excuse to add a new piece to your wardrobe,” says the designer and creator of The Salvador Perez Collection for Gilt. Keep scrolling to find his outfit ideas for your body type and a few shopping suggestions, then check out the fit tricks he learned on the set of Pitch Perfect 2.