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Wearing Sequins as Day Wear

I found this gorgeous sequin skirt at J.Crew in January for a steal.  I had intended to wear it to holiday parties this year but then I started thinking, how can I incorporate sequins into day wear?  Do you have a sequin skirt, shirt or jacket that you have worn as party wear?  You can get more mileage out of these pieces by creating a chic daytime outfit. The trick is to keep it simple and balance your sparkle with neutral basics.  

You probably have tees, chambray or denim shirts, white button downs and blazers in your closet. To style my skirt, I looked for these basics in neutral hues; white, beige, gray, navy & black.  Your sequins are a built in accessory so keep jewelry to a minimum, think dainty necklaces or a simple bracelets.  Skip the heels and complete the look with a pair of sandals, booties or even Converse. 

Here are the two ways I wore my sequin skirt as day wear:

Top: Halogen (on sale!) / Booties: Sam Edelman / Bracelet: Tiffany / Necklaces: Stella & Dot

Tee: BP Nordstrom / Sandals: Unisa Necklaces: Stella & Dot / Bracelet: Stella & Dot

My skirt is no longer available but I found options for you herehere and here.

Do you have a sequin top or jacket?  I found lots of sequin for day inspiration on Pinterest:

                                                     Curly Crafty Mom                                                                          Style Caster

                                                                  Refined Style                                                                         Lilly Style

If you don't have any sequin pieces but want to try this trend, here are a few options to get you started. Just pick a belt, bag, flats or booties to incorporate some sparkle into your outfit.

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  1. Love this! I think you styled the skirt beautifully!

  2. great photos love! would u like to follow each other on bloglovin and facebook? let me know

  3. This is such a great post! That sequin skirt looks so perfect with the chambray top and booties! I have those sparkly Toms in black and wear them a lot in the fall/winter. I love the skirt in Lilly Style's photo with the gold sequin top, too! Thanks for sharing my sequin top & grey maxi skirt. :)

  4. Love both ways, I have a sequin skirt in my closet I have yet to wear casually, maybe it's about time I do so!

  5. I love how you styled this skirt for day!! I don't have any sequins pieces yet but always love how they look on others. You gave me great inspiration here & love your picks too. Have a great weekend Jill:)
    Marta, xo

  6. I love it with the grey tee! Looks fantastic! The Pinterest images are gorgeous too! Love the kimono look! Ax

  7. Great looks! I love the gray tee and the skirt! You know I love sequins!

  8. Loving both of you casual styling options for your sequin skirt, Jill! Plus, I love the idea of a little bit of sequins on shoes. How fun!
    Gina - On the Daily Express

  9. Ohhh good tips! I love the skirt both ways you have styled it. It's so fun to wear things like this everyday because it adds a little fancy. :)

    xo, Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

  10. Love sequins at any time of the day! That first look is perfect!! Love that skirt!

    <3 Shannon

  11. I purchased a gold sequin skirt last year and have only worn it once! I am now inspired to get it out and rock it this fall!! I love it paired with the chambray! And those sequin belts and headbands are the perfect touch to any outfit! Susan

  12. I am all for sequins for daywear! I love your sequined skirt and how you paired it with the tee and sandals! :)

  13. I love that skirt, but more importantly I love that you dressed it down with a T!




  14. I love sequins any time of the day! Both of these looks are super cute! I'm obsessed with those Sam Edelman booties!
    xo, Whitney and Blaire
    Peaches In A Pod

  15. You are seriously so stylish!! I love both of these day sequin looks! I actually have always wanted a sequin piece but I have been worried that I wouldn't be able to wear it during the day. You have proved me wrong!

  16. It is a beautiful sequin skirt.

    From Jing at www.bejingxu.com

  17. Beautiful skirt, Jill! Love how you made it into beautiful day-wear. I have one I picked up on end of season clearance months ago I've been dying to wear - may just do it sooner now! Have a great weekend!


  18. Great ideas on how to style this sequenced skirt! I would love to get one! I personally am very hesistant to wear sequins for the day time. However I did love Carrie (from CurlyCraftyMum) went she wore he sequenced vest styled with a maxi skirt.
    thankyou for introducing me to a few options! Will try to get out of my comfort zone!
    You look smashing!
    p.s: thank you for your comment on my blog via linkup x

  19. Adorable! I love how you made it more casual but still have the bling:)


  20. I have a little black sequins skirt but I usually wear it as evening wear. I'm inspired to wear it with a casual t-shirt! You look great in both your looks.

  21. Love a little sequins :) The booties are fab with it! Thanks for stopping by SLS, have a great weekend!


  22. Sequins are so pretty, I love incorporating them in my daily life as well. Your skirt is so beautiful Jill and I really like both ways you styled it. The chambray/booties look is especially cute. Have a wonderful weekend. XOXO, Elif

  23. I have more sequins in my closet than one should probably own and I wear any and all of it for day! Something just clicked one day and I no longer associate sequins with evening! It's really great because it's such a fun look! Great post! Carylee | morepiecesofme.com

  24. I love that skirt so much and the way you styled it is genius. I love both looks so much I can't decide which is my favorite.

  25. Really cute outfits. I don't have anything with sequins - I'll have to keep an eye out!

  26. I would have never thought of wearing a sequence skirt for day, but you styled both of these outfits beautifully!

  27. Great daytime outfits featuring the sequin skirt! It immediately made me think of a night out dancing.

  28. That is so cute. I'd never have thought to wear that for everyday and it totally works.

  29. You look fantastic...I love the way you styled both of these!

  30. I'm so glad you did this post about incorporating sequin into everyday wear! Why not, right? Love how you styled it. ~Cynthia

  31. I totally am with you wearing sequins for daytime...esp. in small doses like this adorbs skirt!!!


  32. Sequins are DEFINITELY anytime wear!!! Without questions! I love love the skirt and with the sandals, so gorgeous!

    I think this skirt is perfect to linkup with my new fashion linkup, InDuffinitely Tremendous Tuesdays!!! If you can, stop by sometime today!!

    Hugs! Amber

  33. great styling ideas! I am such a sucker for sequins too :)
    xo Lindsay

  34. I love sequins for day wear but I rarely do it myself, you've inspired me and I need to try it more. That skirt is awesome! Love it with the button up and with the basic tee. Will have to try that!

  35. The Tee And Skirt Combo Is Flawless! Great Styling!
    <3, daintyhooligan.com


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