I’ve had sequin skirts on the brain since I saw this outfit…I mean, stop it. How did she just make a sequin skirt look so cool? Anyways, as soon as I saw this cheap H&M option, I put together a couple of outfits – one casual and another more party-ready, because NEW YEAR’S EVE and it’s important to always be ready to party. *snort* Really though. When is there ever a better time to wear sequins than NYE?
That’s the answer to that question.
Sequin Skirt Outfit #1: Casual for Every day Scenarios
You know when you have an outfit idea and it looks awesome in your head, but then not so much when you actually put it on? Well, that was me with this damn sequin pencil skirt and sneaker idea. I always think a pencil skirt will be the greatest thing to ever happen to my wardrobe and can totally be worn with flats of some sort, when…no. On me it just ends up looking meh.
WHATEVZ. I wore it anyways and felt relatively cool in it, so. *peace sign*
tee: Sincerely Jules ‘Lips & Lashes’ Tee – the fit is good and TTS on these…a little slouchy, but not too slouchy.
jacket: Levi’s Utility Jacket – this has been a favorite of mine since last year…I’ve worn it through Fall, layered in Winter and then in early Spring.
denim: Treasure & Bond, no longer available – this Madewell jacket is very similar. I like to layer mine under other jackets, especially during the Winter – makes an outfit fun and different.
skirt: H&M Sequin Skirt – definitely comfortable and fits well. I just think it looks better with a heel. This shorter sequin skirt from Ann Taylor would have been a better option for this casual outfit.
shoes: New Balance Classics WL410v1 – fantastic sneaker. I wear them. all. of. the. time.
bag: Sole Society Satchel – I linked to one that is similar to my own. Sole Society has never done me wrong in the handbag department.
Sequin Skirt Outfit #2: for when you’re ready to PARTAAAAY
(yes, I did say that in a Kristen Wiig from Bridesmaids voice)
Yeh, so I really liked the skirt with a heel, even a smaller one. The skirt needs more leg. It just does.
BTW: I am dying over these shoes (& they are cheeeeeap, my friends)…
tee: Sincerely Jules graphic tee – there are a few other really cool looking ones in her line, too…
jacket: old moto jacket – I recently came across this Treasure & Bond Moto Jacket , which is a an awesome option.
heels: Who What Wear Angelique Quarter Strap Pumps – LOVE THESE. The heel isn’t too high and they are so darn pretty. I suggest going up a half size though, because my size is a bit tight on me.
clutch: Sole Society – old, but I really like this Black Exotic Crossweave Clutch. I’ve had this clutch for a couple of years now and it has held up really well. I grab it anytime I run out by myself or just with Matt…and add the strap and it’s a cross body. Always nice!
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Oh, and okay, so this J. Crew Sequin Party Top is rockin’ my world right now. Raw-edge cropped jeans and the shoes I’m wearing in this post? Mmmmm hmmmm.
You can call that a bonus idea. 😉
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All photos by Ariana Clare.