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How To Do The Sequins S/S 18 Trend In Winter

Who doesn’t love a bit of sparkle in their wardrobe? The glitz ‘n’ glamour that comes with the festive season may be over, but thanks to sequins being one of the hottest trends of the S/S 18 season, we can continue to get our shine on. Continue Reading to see how to recreate the uplifting sequins trend in dreary winter.

How To Do The Sequins S/S 18 Trend In Winter

S/S 18 shows like Ashish, Tom Ford, Halpern and Marc Jacobs sent their models down resplendent in glittery pieces. Some designers took a bolder route and adorned their fabrics in sequins, whilst others chose to subtly decorate their accessories with sequins. It was like each designer had a touch of Studio 54 fever and I’m totally here for it.

Sequins symbolize a lust for life and oozes glamour, this may make it an overwhelming trend for some. Here are some of my tips on how to wear the S/S 18 trend in winter.

For my #OOTD, I chose to wear this rainbow-striped sequin-embellished number from Zara. Believe it or not, I bought this same dress three times. That’s my insurance in case shit happens and that’s how much I love this sequined wrap number. I intend to wear it until I’ve one foot in the grave, better yet- bury me in it, but I digress…

1. Wear a polo neck and tights underneath your sequins dress

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Braids in high pony tail


If you’re like me, you just can’t wait for spring before you wear your sequins dress, I mean with global warming, who knows when it will actually get warmer! That’s why I chose to wear a polo neck and wool tights underneath my dress. Wearing these winter pieces allows me to have fun with this sparkly trend.

Layering your sequin outfit with a polo neck and tights is also a good way to take the sequins trend from day to night. When the sun sets, before you hit the dance floor, whip of that polo neck and set that club on fire!

2. Use black as your base colour

stripe maxi dress

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The warmer it is, the more inclined we are to experiment with bold colour and print, however, if you feel your sparkly outfit is too bright for winter- using black pieces to layer your outfit is a great way to tone down your magpie factor.

Black separates work exceptionally well as a neutral colour to set off your rainbow brights. This is why the dark shade makes a great base colour when paired with a colourful stripey number like my dress. It also makes your overall look more polished and chic.

3. With accessories, less is more

Colourful clutch

Black and gold shoes

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When you have an outfit that oozes high-octane glam from head to toe, you don’t want to wear accessories that compete with it. In this case, less is more dhhharlings. This is why I opted to wear no necklace and instead chose statement earrings and a few rings.

What do you think of the sequins trend, will you be getting your sparkle on? Do tell, I’d love to know!

Till Soon,


Photographer- Sabrina von der Heide


Dress and shoes- Zara, Sunnies- Prada