June 23rd, 2015
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Sparkle

A few sparkly pieces that have caught my eye—Maison Margiela resort, Dior pre-fall, and Marc Jacobs resort. Not sure I will actually buy into this trend, but I certainly like it on the runway and in editorial. The silver turtleneck under the sweater vest is super chic and unexpected.

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LOEWE

Hammock small leather tote

SIMON MILLER

W006 Enid mid-rise wide-leg jeans

BLAZÉ MILANO

Silk and linen-blend blazer

K JACQUES ST TROPEZ

Fusain leather sandals

CEFINN

Belted muslin dress

JENNIFER BEHR

Black velvet bow barrette

MAX MARA

Belted cotton-twill midi dress

SAINT LAURENT

Loulou wood and leather sandals

JW ANDERSON

Leather-trimmed suede shoulder bag

HOUSE OF HOLLAND

Patchwork voile mini skirt

ISABEL MARANT

Roller peak-lapel linen-blend jacket

NO. 6 STORE

Shearling-lined ankle boots

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  • A hint of sparkle under a simple look is a perfect update. I have several sequined pieces that haven’t had a place in my wardrobe for some time – welcome back! This I will wear and still be very comfortable in my simple basics
    I’m also in “love” with the previous post “A Flash Of Gold” – I have all the pieces and now they are fresh again – can’t wait for fall

    AliJune 23rd, 2015  4:33 PM

     
  • It can be a great look on young women, on my age, I find it matronly. Maybe gold shoes, but probably not even that.

    KathyJune 23rd, 2015  7:58 PM

     
  • Preston,
    The Dior piece reminds me of Nicolas Ghesquiere’s pre-Balenciaga work at Callaghan.
    Best,
    JAO

    Julie AnnJune 23rd, 2015  9:06 PM

     
  • I love sparkle, especially the tone gold
    Milla
    http://turnonchic.com

    MillaJune 24th, 2015  2:42 AM

     
  • Adore the sequin shift (can see it over pants, under a jacket) although with my bust the sweater vest is a non-starter. What caught my eye with it too was the lighting that made the colour change as I tend to like shine that is neither gold/nor silver, but will catch both.
    Lovely food for thought, thank you.

    SueMJune 24th, 2015  7:08 AM

     
  • Kathy, I agree with you. I can see doing shoes or a bag with some sparkle, but not clothing.

    Sue, love the “shine” idea…especially with navy or black.

    kimJune 24th, 2015  8:12 AM

     
  • I do like a bit of glitz and the layered look is a great take on sparkle- though might be a bit on the warm side!

    That's Not My AgeJune 24th, 2015  8:32 AM

     
  • It’s a shame that both Kathy and Kim feel that age is against them here. I find that in most cases, it’s the styling that makes or breaks a look rather than the individual pieces themselves.
    http://signaturestyleconsultancy.com

    JulieJune 26th, 2015  2:39 PM

     

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