Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Shimmer in Sultry Summer Sequins from the New Collections–Sequinned Dresses, Tops and Jackets

If you thought that sequins were just for Christmas you can put that right behind you as there are sequins appearing just about everywhere this spring, embellishing everything from sequinned dresses to tops, jackets and cardigans, handbags and hats.

Full-on sequins aren’t easy to wear, they’ll show off every lump and bump and definitely don’t necessarily flatter, however worn carefully they can bring a subtle shimmer to a summer dress, a little sparkle to a chic cardigan or a stylish trim to an everyday tote. Here’s a taste of what’s on offer right now.

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Without question my favourite is the Vanessa Bruno tote, spotted in taupe in Paris last week and instantly coveted. Too much to pay for a tote? Almost certainly – but for an instantly recognizable piece of statement designer class such as this one simply has to make exceptions, surely? Oh dear…………………………………………….