How to Wear: Sequin Cardigans Without Blinding Anyone

December 15, 2009 by Jeanine Edwards
shefinds | Style

Maybe it’s the holiday season, or maybe it’s just because everyone can use a little extra dazzle, but it’s official: sequins are hot right now. We’ll admit, we love a little flash (without going overboard, of course) so we encourage you to give this glitzy trend a try. To pull it off, start with a sequin cardigan in a neutral color–think black, cream, gold or silver.

Then dress the cardigan down with polished pieces that fit you perfectly, but are relatively simple. Black or dark denim skinny jeans, a casual tee or tank top, ballet flats and a small shoulder bag will ensure your cardigan is the star. If the occasion requires something a little dressier than jeans, swap them out for a tailored skirt that hits above the knee.

topshop knitted sequin cardigan

Topshop knitted sequin cardigan, $170

lna pocket tee

LnA zipper pocket tee, $50.99

7 for all mankind roxanne jeans

7 for All Mankind Roxanne jeans, $189

j crew shimmerveil leather ballet flats

J. Crew Shimmerveil leather ballet flats, $128

steve madden bverny lizard bag

Steve Madden Bverny bag, $98

Shop more skinny jeans, flats and flattering tees to go with your sequin cardigan now.


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Jeanine Edwards is a writer and editor covering fashion, beauty and shopping. She never misses a sale and is committed to good skincare. Prior to joining the SheFinds team, Jeanine worked at XO Group and InStyle. You can reach Jeanine at [email protected]

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