Happy December! It’s already been a month since our last (and first) How I Wear My…post where my friend Jill of Everything Just So and I both wore our Missoni for Target blue cardigans. We had so much fun working together, we decided to make it a monthly series and invite all our blogger friends and readers to join in.
This time, we are bringing out the sparkles with SEQUINS! Sequins are everywhere these days, have you noticed? You can’t walk through a department store or turn on the television without seeing sequins, sequins everywhere!
When Jill suggested sequins as our December item, I jumped at the idea. Why? Because I didn’t own any sequins. Not a single one. I was missing out on all the shiny fun.
Off I went in search of glittery sequins. I decided a jacket in a waist or hip length cut would be best for my shape. I wanted black, although I rather liked the gold sequin garb I found. Ultimately I bought this bolero-style jacket at Macys listed for $89.00. With a sale going on and a coupon in hand, the price was $53.00
I really went out on a fashion limb and wore it with my white jeans…in late November! White jeans in fall and sequins all in one outfit? What’s happening to me?
On my feet, I chose Water Row by Clarks booties. Looking at the photos, I think I should have worn basic black pumps instead. The Water Rows look a bit heavy and perhaps too high. When I wear this outfit to an upcoming holiday party, I’ll try pumps.
The back of the jacket is a little shorter than the front. I think it makes it a little sassier; more like a bolero or a shrug and less like a cardigan.
For accessories, I went with a metal mesh evening bag from Payless Shoes ($6.00), a grey metallic fleur de lys ring Tori gave me last year for Christmas, and the ring and necklace Bill gave me for our wedding anniversary.
Why not get 2012 off to a glamorous start and join Jill and me for “How I Wear My: Statement Necklace” on January 3?
I am playing hostess next month and will feature photos of participants here on The Rich Life. Just send me a photo of yourself in your necklace by January 1st and I will include you, and your blog if you have one, in the next “How I Wear My…” post.