Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Sequin Simplicity

Friday night after the conference a few of us headed out for dinner and cocktails to a restaurant on Robertson Blvd. From what I have heard and read, this area is one of the hot spots in Los Angeles. It got me excited, but a little unsure of what to wear. I didn't want to look I was trying too hard, but I definitely wanted to glam it up with few simple pieces.



I posted a picture on Instagram of my roommates and I in front of the hotel before the evening's festivities. You can see a semi-full look of the outfit here. Many of you asked for details, so I recreated an almost identical style board for inspiration. My goal was to make my sequin pencil skirt the focus of the outfit and did so by keeping everything else simple and basic.

The actual skirt I wore is from Express. It is sold out online, but you may want to check one of their stores to see if it's still in stock. I would go down a size if you find one. However, I did find a few options that I wanted to share. Adding a sequin pencil skirt to your wardrobe, whether it's black or metallic hues, is a great staple and something that doesn't have to be saved for dressy occasions. You can create a more casual and playful look by knotting a simple graphic tee with a pair of bold flats for wedding/baby showers, a lunch date or Sunday brunch. I look forward to coming up with a few other ideas on how to style mine. 


Shanna

31 comments:

Ashleigh said...

Gorgeous! I love the heels! Very sexy.
-Ash
www.stylizedwannabe.blogspot.com

prettyanddelectable.com said...

I like how you kept some of the elements understated... very chic! Those red heels are so pretty!

Elegance and Mommyhood said...

I am glad you had a great time as such a fun conference. That outfit is beautiful. I love the skirt, shoes & earrings.

Happy Tuesday, Shanna!

Becky M said...

Love the look of a sequined pencil skirt - sophisticated but fun! The fact that you followed me on instagram made my day!! You are one of my favorite blogs to read!

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Rachelle (http://pinksole.com/) said...

This look is sexy yet ladylike, love the cami.

xo
​PinkSole​

birdie to be said...

I absolutely love this look! That top is gorgeous!

TaraMixandMatch said...

The skirt is so pretty!

courtney parker said...

That top is absolutely beautiful!

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Lauren {Fizz and Frosting} said...

I LOVED the outfit on instagram! One of these days (when I can actually wear pencil skirts again), a sequin one will definitely be on my wish list!!

TheTinyHeart said...

Ooh that sequin skirt is fabulous on you!

-Sharon
The Tiny Heart

Helene in Between said...

i love how this skirt is sparkly but not over the top! so cute!

Laura B said...

That outfit turned out perfectly! I really love the red heels and lip. I would be so nervous about what to wear when meeting other bloggers, especially in LA! You look classic and so stylish!

Kayla Gilbert said...

Love that sequin skirt! Super cute! : )

Kayla
www.lovelucygirl.com

Jasmin daily said...

Love this look! Loved it when I saw it on Instagram and love it even more now! Definitely going to find me a sequin skirt!

xoxo
Jasmin
www.jasmindaily.com

Paige Flamm said...

Those red heels are awesome!
Paige
http://thehappyflammily.com

Sheaffer {Pinterest Told Me To} said...

Great look! You looked gorgeous!

Paige Flamm said...

Those red heels are amazing!

Paige
http://thehappyflammily.com

All That Glitters said...

Sooo cute! I love that top with the lace back!

All That Glitters said...

Or is that lace in front?? Hmmm..well, either way I love it!

Head to Toe Chic said...

I loved the outfit you wore!! I think I really need a sequin skirt in my wardrobe.

xo,
Angela

Abby said...

What a gorgeous ensemble! The sequin skirt is just so glam. I like your taste in beauty, too- Tarte and Essie are some of my faves!

xo Always, Abby

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Kacie Ellis said...

That was such a fun night! And you looked so fabulous! I'm trying to figure out how to not be a no-reply commenter. Did I do it correctly? I think I should be able to receive replies now :) Thanks for the heads-up about that!

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Because of Jackie said...

You are the best when it comes to affordable and awesome options for your readers, I love your look and your approachability. Heart you!

Kacie Ellis said...

I believe I have finally fixed the problem (and I updated my email too). Thanks so much for all your help and guidance! You are a great friend to have :)

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willfullyelegant.com said...

That sequin skirt outfit is amazing!! So thrilling to read about luckkyfabb, sounds like you ladies had a rocking time!!

Nicole Layne said...

Great post! It looks like you had a great time! Those SEO tips are very helpful. I also love that red skirt!

Nicole
www.nicoletothenines.blogspot.com

Janna Renee said...

Your life makes me so jealous! However, I absolutely think you deserve it with all of your hard work! So glad you had such a fabulous time, and you looked absolutely gorgeous.

jackie jade said...

oooh I loooooove anything with sequins so this sounds like a perfect look to me. you look so fab in your IG photo!

Just Another Shopaholic said...

I love anything with sequins!!

Jeans and a Teacup said...

I loved this outfit on you! Love the cami and sequin skirt!
~Jessica
Jeans and a Teacup

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