Festive Sparkle

December 21, 2015

Strictly Come Dancing may be over for another year but if you’re already missing the showstopping outfits how about introducing a little festive sparkle into your wardrobe just in time for the party season? Think sequins, glitter and tassels…and not just for evening…you can work a little embellishment into your daytime outfit without looking over the top. One of the easiest ways to sparkle your way through Christmas Day without getting too dressed up is to wear a sequin jacket – you can throw it on over a plain top paired with jeans for a festive and comfortable look.

Festive sparkle black and silver Next sequin jacket

I’ve had this sequin jacket from Next in my wardrobe for years, unworn and with the tags still attached. It’s so easy to forget about items of clothing when you have every coat hanger layered to the max. The material is stretchy so it’s really comfortable to wear and the sequins aren’t too scratchy (one thing that can put me off wearing sequins). Boyfriend jeans keep the look casual, while the court shoes add a feminine touch. I found the sparkly ring in a charity shop…like a magpie I was drawn to it! It’s like my very own personal bauble!

Jasper Conran black handbag Festive sparkle Next sequin jacket

Jacket: Next (similar here and here), top: H&M, jeans: Gap, sunglasses: Missoni, bag: Jasper Conran for Debenhams, shoes: vintage, ring: charity shop.

festive sparkle Next sequin jacket

Sequin jacket Sparkly ring

Of course, if you’re going to hit the dance floor you need fabulous shoes that won’t leave you limping by the end of the night. JD Williams has put together a guide to choosing the perfect party footwear…whether you’re doing an energetic jive, graceful waltz or saucy salsa, you’ll find plenty of tips here. You can also find advice on how to dress like the stars of other TV shows, including Downton Abbey and Call the Midwife, as well as a range of party wear guaranteed to wow on the dance floor!

What do you plan to wear on Christmas Day? Will you be dressing up or keeping it casual? Whatever you’re doing I wish you a very Merry Christmas!

If you’re in need of a little inspiration on how to add some sparkle to your outfit this Christmas (or any time of the year for that matter) have a look at my Pinterest board!

Linking up to: Visible MondayFun Fashion FridayStyle Saturday, Throw Back Thursday Fashion, A Lovely Little Wardrobe, Color and GraceThe Pleated PoppyTurning Heads TuesdayNot Dressed As LambPassion4Fashion, Fab Favourites, Jaymie AshcraftFresh Fashion ForumFlashback Fashion FridaysLet It ShineStyle Diary By OsyTrend Spin, Fizz and Frosting.

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11 responses to “Festive Sparkle”

  1. carsla says:

    love the jacket! ohh— the sparkle! happy holidays! 😀

    http://www.connect-the-cloths.com ♥ | xoxo

  2. Patti says:

    Love this sparkles + denim look! Thanks for linking, xox
    -Patti
    http://notdeadyetstyle.com

  3. Sheela Goh says:

    I am SO drawn to your hair, it’s crazy 🙂 that sequin blazer isn’t half bad either 🙂 Happy Christmas!!

  4. I am so glad you pulled off the tags and wore this amazing cardigan! Thank you for being a part of TBT Fashion link up and hope you had a wonderful Christmas. See you in 2016!

    Alice
    http://www.happinessatmidlife.com

  5. kelsey bang says:

    I love your red hair with the festive sparkle outfit!
    kelseybang.com

  6. Jennie says:

    Super cute look and so perfect for dancing the night away. I am loving the sequined jacket paired with boyfriend jeans – brilliant! Stop by tomorrow and link-up with Fabulous Friday, Emma. 🙂

  7. Love the jacket! Great look and great photos 🙂
    http://www.thevelvetrunway.com

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