Take a nice thrifted car coat.
Add a warm fur collar. Sorry, but nothing fights the bitter cold like real fur! Plus, this collar may be older than I am. How do you like that duck tape body double?
Now you are all cozy. HOly toledo, how can it be 13 years past the millenium!?
Slap on a seasonally inspired hat and go celebrate at First Night or something!
Check out how other people are ringing in the New Year at; http://notdeadyetstyle.blogspot.ca/2012/12/visible-monday-78-lets-close-year-out.html