|St. Tropez Cardigan – TJ MAXX
T Shirt W/Bling – Ann Taylor
Glen Plaid Capris – Stein mart
Ballet Flats – Target
In 2009, major designers introduced the idea of wearing sequins for day wear and the trend immediately took off. Fashion journalists predicted “day bling”would stick around for a while and it has!!
However, it is one of those trends that many 50+ women have difficulty “buying into” because they think it too youthful or too bold for daytime. I personally love it…after all women have always loved shine from diamonds to rhinestones….I am no different.
I actually put the OOTD together with Stacy and Clinton from What Not To Wear in my head. In the past couple of seasons, they have counseled that a successful look includes structure, texture, fit, and shine. I started with a pair of glen plaid capris (which fit); a shiny, sparkly T shirt’ and a fun textured cardigan.
|Structure, Texture, Fit and Shine! (Check!)|
With the sequins, I think it is best to remember that subtly is the best way to go. Choose a gentle, sequined top or tank or a top with a touch of sequins and then wear it with a cardigan or jacket. A full sequined top might be best for evening; however, I have seen some worn with denim during the day that looked amazing. I probably would not do that for work however.
|Decided to pop it with blue!!
Earrings thrifted from
Garment Exchange in SA
|Bracelet from Kohl’s|