Sequins are no longer just for evening wear (or wannabe Krystle Carringtons). This season, they shine brighter and more widely than ever, on everything from sensible pencil skirts to cardigans, T-shirts and tanks. Yes, they can even be suitable for the office, where incorporating a dash of unexpected glitter doesn’t have to be as dramatic as an Alexis Colby board meeting.
1. If you were to pick one sequin piece to rock deskside, opt for a crew-cut tank. Depending on your workplace, an embellished skirt may be too formal. A tank, however, can be mixed in with tailored trousers or a skirt and topped with a soft knit or wool jacket to make it appropriate for all offices.
2. Take a cue from Marc Jacobs’s fall 2011 runway presentation and stick to a monochromatic palette to dim the sparkle of those sequins. Black may usually read evening, but here it plays it safe and subtle.
3. Add a substantial structured bag and business-minded booties over a small clutch and formal footwear – and keep those accessories minimal. This will ensure that you’re in step with office dress codes and not ones more appropriate for nightclubs.Report Typo/Error
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