7 Ways to Wear Sequins in the Summer

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7 Ways to Wear Sequins in the Summer


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You should only wear sequins for Christmas and New Year’s Eve, right? Wrong! There’s no reason why something so sparkly and chic should be reserved strictly for winter. Glitter, when done right, can be used to create stunning summer looks that work easily for every occasion, including brunch with Mom, your internship and, of course, squad nights out.

Below are seven ways to wear sequins in the summer because don’t we all want to be shimmery unicorns on the reg?


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1. Sequin Purse

One of the easiest ways to add some sparkle to your outfit is an awesome sequin handbag. This sparkly clutch would work perfect when paired with a flowing maxi dress at your cousin’s wedding or a LBD on date night with bae. Available at ALDO, $20.


2. Sequin Sneakers

Add some quick and easy glitter to your outfit with these gunmetal sequined Converse sneakers. They’ll amp up the glam of any outfit, from cut-offs to skinnies to even a cute summer dress. Available at Net-a-Porter, $38.


3. Sequin Shorts

Cool off your gams with a pair of dazzling sequin shorts. Pair with a classic tee and sandals for a casual look, or wear with a gorge blouse or crop top and heels with a night out with the girls. Available at Forever 21, $25.


4. Sequin Tank Top

Unlike the heavily sequined tanks that are everywhere on NYE, a summer sequin top is delicate, flowing, and light on the shimmer. Pair a tank like this Free People Atlantis one with a pair of white capris for a more polished look (when you want to impress bae’s parents) or a pair of skinnies for a more casual look. Available at Lulus.com, $98.


5. Sequin Dress

This sequin dress is perf for summer: it’s sleeveless, lightweight, and it’s golden — which matches amazingly with your summer glow. Plus it’s just the right amount of glam and shimmer that is seasonally appropriate. Wear to a night out with bae or at your BFF’s birthday bash with a pair of chunky sandals. Available at Novashe.com, $25.


6. Sequin Hat

You definitely need a summer hat, so why not make it a sequined one? It adds a pop of glam to any outfit — from leggings to minis — and it looks awesome whether you’re out running errands, lying on the beach, or attending your fave concert. Available at Forever 21, $15.


7. Sequin Beach Towel

Add some instant shimmer to your beach ensemble in a totally unique way with a sequin beach towel, and you’ll easily look 100. Available at CafePress.com, $37.