May 5th, 2016
On My Mind

Sequins?

Sequins seem to be everywhere, and not just at the Met Gala. I loved the SS15 Dior turtleneck, it looked fresh last year. But I’m not convinced that the new crop of sequins on offer is a good thing. Perhaps, as with metallics, a little goes a long way.

Tom Ford tank.

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Set of two gold-plated rings

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Cotton-Polio wrap midi skirt

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Gold-plated chunky cuff

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One-shoulder crepe top

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A-line linen mini skirt

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Hammock small leather and raffia tote

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Le Cuffed mid-rise stretch-cotton shorts

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Poplin midi dress

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The City Knot shoulder bag

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Belted voile midi dress

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Rockstud Spike quilted-suede bag

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  • If it is not machine washable, I am not interested.

    ClaireMay 5th, 2016  6:33 AM

     
  • In general, matronly, unless you’re very young…..to my eye. And unless you spend a lot of money (like the Tom Ford tank above) they look very cheap and tacky.

    KathyMay 5th, 2016  7:30 AM

     
  • I think it would look great peeking out from under a black cardigan or deep v sweater. Just a hint would have a great impact. I’d rather wear this piece than the bronze skirt!

    Paula BMay 5th, 2016  12:23 PM

     
  • You are right! A bit of sparkle is chic and feminine without falling into tacky and trendy, when it’s a disruptive element in the look, the unexpected, a hint, the “I’m here if you want to find me” peekaboo effect.

    FrancescaMay 7th, 2016  11:08 AM

     

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