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Three Ways to Style a Sequin Midi Dress for the Holidays

Dec 11, 2019

Three Ways to Style a Sequin Midi Dress

In partnership Nordstrom and Shopstyle. All opinions are (of course!) my own. 

Happy Wednesday friends!

If you’ve been looking for some great holiday party/NYE inspo…today is your day!

I saw this sequin midi dress from Topshop at Nordstrom a few weeks back, and I crossed my fingers that it was going to be as cute in person as it was online––turns out, it’s BETTER! It’s not too heavy, is lined with a super soft slinky material so it isn’t itchy, and it makes you feel so incredibly feminine. (Sizing: Size up! I went with a 4 and I’m glad I did!)

I know that a sequin dress doesn’t typically fall into the “wearable for many occasions” category, but today’s post is hopefully going to change that for you. ????Today I’m excited to be teaming up with Nordstrom again to show you THREE fun ways to style this sequin midi dress for a lot of different occasions!

As you know, Nordstrom is my go-to for everything, but especially during the holidays! They are truly the best because their shopping is risk-free––you don’t have to worry about missing a narrow return window if something doesn’t fit, and they have buy online + curbside pick-up (I always need SOMETHING last minute, and this is truly a lifesaver!) I also highly recommend joining their rewards program (The Nordy Club!) because you earn points you can redeem on your next purchase with every order!

With classic pumps for a cocktail party or winter wedding:

Three Ways to Style a Sequin Midi Dress

This dress isn’t just great for a holiday party or NYE–it’s actually GREAT for a winter wedding, too! I think a lot of times sequins can be “too much”–but the lines of this dress are so minimalistic and sophisticated, it really works without feeling overboard. It’s just enough pizazz without screaming, “look at me!!”

For shoes, you can’t go wrong with a pairing of classic pumps! (Mine I’m wearing here are SO old–but these are their current version! I love them and they’ve lasted forever!)

Add a trendy spin with a moto jacket and sock booties:

Three Ways to Style a Sequin Midi Dress

If you’re going to a holiday party at a friend’s house, or maybe at a bar, or anywhere where you want to look more trendy and less fancy, just swap the classic pumps for edgier sock bootiesthis Is my exact pair from last year (only a few sizes left) but this year’s pair is almost identical! I love them because they’re cut really high on the ankle, making them a lot warmer! The heel is also lower, so you can walk anywhere in them––I wore them all over NYC on my last trip there!

Then, layer on a moto jacket–I think most any color would work great here! Mine is a few years old from BlankNYCthey make AMAZING suede moto jackets for great prices–it’s one of my favorite pieces. They don’t have this specific color right now, but they have a lot of other beautiful colors! However, I do LOVE this leather burgundy version and this leather burgundy version that will achieve a similar vibe!

Bonus points: Layer a faux fur scarf over your moto jacket for a fancy collar!

Make it cozier with a fuzzy sweater:

Three Ways to Style a Sequin Midi Dress

fuzzy sweater

Last but not least, I love a good old “turn the dress into a skirt” hack. ????With this midi dress it’s actually really easy because of the way it falls–it’s slinky and hugs your curves, so you don’t have to worry about a layer on top looking too bulky!

Layer on your favorite sweater and tie it in a knot–and you’re good to go! The sweater I’m wearing here is SO SOFT. (I’m wearing a small and it runs TTS–it’s stretchy too!) You will want to sleep in it. It’s basically like wearing your favorite blanket. I love the sleeve detail as well, and it comes in so many pretty colors! (Plus, it’s on sale!!) Comes in plus size as well, and also a turtleneck version!

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I hope this was helpful and gave you lots of great ideas on how to get more wear out of your sequins!

In partnership Nordstrom and Shopstyle. All opinions are (of course!) my own. 

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