11 ways to wear sequins every day, without looking like a disco ball

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Because you can actually style sequins to look casual too…

Love them or loathe them, sequins are without a doubt part of the full festive package. Like florals for spring, sparkles around this time of year are difficult to avoid. While some of us may like to roll ourselves in glitter and embrace every part of being as OTT as humanly possible, others struggle to fit them into everyday, or even, evening outfits. 

This is why the Stylist fashion team has pulled together our favourite semi-casual (let’s face it, they’re never the most casual of choices) sequin outfits for those of you who want to be less disco ball and more Christmas chic. 

From teaming a glistening skirt with cashmere, to layering a sequin party dress with a white shirt – these are the 11 fail-safe ways to style sequins for winter. 

Sequin top with jeans
Sequin top with jeans

Jeans and a ‘nice’ top never fails, so add a sequin muted shine style to your trusty denim and go. 

Sequin skirt with cashmere
Sequin skirt with cashmere

Silver sequins look amazing with grey. Fact. Team a high-shine skirt with a double hit of grey with a cashmere jumper and coat combo. Simple, yet oh-so-chic. 

Sequin trousers with knitwear
Sequin trousers with knitwear

The heels and satin The Row bag may make this look more dressy, but it’s the sequin trousers mixed with a high neck knit that keeps it on the right side of casual. 

Sequin beret with daytime outfit
Sequin beret with daytime outfit

This outfit as a whole is pretty fabulous. The oversized organza bow with structured jacket brings serious Celine autumn/winter 19 vibes. A subtle sequin beret is the ultimate lesson is Parisian chic.

Sequin skirt with puffer jacket
Sequin skirt with casual jacket

Switch your everyday slip skirt for a glistening gold version and we guarantee it’ll lift your mood on the dreariest of days. Add all the layers you usually would for a high/low look that works. 

Sequin skirt with chunky jumper
Sequin skirt with chunky jumper

Match your sequin skirt to your cosy winter knit, add trainers, and you get a combination that’ll work on repeat.

Sequin dress with belted blazer
Sequin dress with belted blazer

Once you layer your everyday blazer over your favourite glittering party dress it takes on a whole new dressed-down edge. Belt with boots to make it even more daytime ready. 

Sequin bag with vinyl trench
Sequin bag with vinyl trench

We would take a Fendi baguette bag in any shape or form but this sequin style has stolen our hearts; and our bank balance if we let it. Add a sparkly mini bag to a statement oversized trench for the ultimate power pairing. 

Sequin dress layered over a white shirt
Sequin dress layered over a white shirt

We’re all for trying out new things and adding a sequin party dress to an office-appropriate white shirt totally works. Of course a new season Boyy bag and chunky Chelsea boots help create the full cool-girl package.

Sequin shoes with leather trousers
Sequin shoes with leather trousers

There’s something about an embellished heel that instantly transforms an outfit. It’s the way to take your work look through to evening with a simple switch of a shimmering shoe. 

Printed sequin skirt with shirt
Printed sequin skirt with shirt

Sequins in the form of a print often look less OTT. Make like Influencer Camille Charriere and wear a floral mini skirt with a shirt and must-have lace up ankle boots for a look you can wear across seasons. 

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