Shine It Up: Sequins for the Season

Thursday, October 25, 2012

--By Kim Moshtaghi

As the season transitions and Halloween becomes closer every day it’s always a fast roller coaster from here to Thanksgiving and Christmas. Now is a great time to shine up your clothing, literally. Wearing things like sequin, gold, and shiny colors that illuminate in the light always go in hand with the holiday season. They liven up any event and seem more acceptable and appropriate during the cooler months.

Since it’s typically a colder season, I want to feature a pair of gold combo sequin pants. The all over sequin pattern will stay low on your waist and has a tight fitting for a sexy evening outing. Pair it with a loose fitting off the shoulder sweater to give a little balance.

BCBGMAXAZRIA Shelby Sequined Leggings

→ Buy the BCBGMAXAZRIA Shelby Sequined Leggings, $348.00, at

Keeping it within the same sequin family, I adore the racerback zig zag black and white sequin top. It’s shiny, sexy, and the color scheme makes an easy, excellent match with skinny jeans or a fitted red or black skirt. I love the pattern and I love how the racerback top flows on the body. I would recommend this top in a bigger size for a looser fit.

Topshop Zig Zag Sequin Racerback Top

→ Buy the Topshop Zig Zag Sequin Racerback Top, $84.00, at

Bling, bling shoes go well with any evening dress and this pair of Brian Atwood strappy evening sandals is drop dead gorgeous. The unique style and the shiny, glittery sandals are perfect for fun work and family events associated with the holiday season. The neutral silver color scheme makes for an easy pairing with casual to dressy looks.

B Brian Atwood Lenisa High Heel Sandals

→ Buy the B Brian Atwood Lenisa High Heel Sandals, $325.00, at

Since booties are essential for this season, I highly recommend this pair of simple and shiny evening booties. Wear them with glossed up red toes to make an extra sassy appearance.

Badgley Mishka Mysti Peep Toe Booties

→ Buy the Badgley Mishka Mysti Peep Toe Booties, $255.00, at

Want to look like an Oscar? Well this goldish dress is stunning. The simple, straight style is perfect for a slender and tall gal whose body needs a bright color to create curvature. However, the back of this dress has a lot of personality. The mesh back creates extra excitement. I would definitely stay away from this dress if you’re curvy.

Alice + Olivia Selma Mesh Back Lamé Sheath Dress

→ Buy the Alice + Olivia Selma Mesh Back Lamé Sheath Dress, $295.00, at; shipping and returns are free.

Curvy and feel left out? Well try a simple high neck, black sequin dress. Pair it with bold shoes or simple strappy shoes and get ready to dance the night away.

French Connection Sequin Sheath Minidress

→ Buy the French Connection Sequin Sheath Minidress, $248.00, at; shipping and returns are free.

Kim Moshtaghi
Kim Moshtaghi is a contributing writer for Adventures in the Stiletto Jungle. Born in Germany, Kim is currently based in sunny Del Mar, California, where she also serves as Stiletto Jungle's Director of Sales and Promotions. Kim has a communications degree, a third degree black belt, and a totally covetable Gucci handbag collection.