outfit: sequins + denim

January 30, 2014

denim + sequins // the average girl's guide
After watching the Grammy Awards last weekend, I was immediately inspired by all the sequin, shimmer and glam. I know that New Year’s is behind us but that doesn’t mean we should put away our sequins until next holiday season, right? Playing off the sequin trend at the show I decided to mix this new skirt with a tee + denim jacket, a style I’ve coveted on Pinterest and countless other bloggers for ages. I’ve always felt this girl couldn’t pull it off but once I found this amazing skirt for just $20, I knew it was meant to happen. I love how this turned out, and nerdy as it sounds, how effortlessly cool I felt wearing it. While I’m just playing dress up here, I’m so excited to wear this during a NYC trip in March.

denim and sequins

denim jacket styling

Another exciting part of this outfit is well — not exactly the outfit — my hair. This is day FIVE hair, where I’ve been using this amazing new styling wand. I purchased after learning that someone who’s hair I majorly covet started using it. It’s genius because you don’t have to turn the barrel; you simply turn this knob with your fingers and it twirls your hair around. After one or two tries, I’m able to curl my hair. I just touch up daily.

denim + sequins // the average girl's guide

skirt: express (check stores, no longer online; similar in black, in silver) // tee: old navy (more colors; just $9.50!) // jacketh&m (size up) // heelsmadewell // clutchtory burch // necklace: baublebar (similar) // dainty necklacemade by mary // lips: maybelline color elixir in raspberry rhapsody (love this stuff!)

denim + sequins // the average girl's guide

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  • http://www.mixmatchfashion.com/ Tara

    That skirt looks amazing on you Alyson! I never would have thought to pair it with denim, but I love it!

  • http://www.pennypincherfashion.com/ Kimberly

    NYC trip in March?! I need details!! Also love this look – perfect mix of casual & polished :)

    • Lexi @ Glitter, Inc.

      I second that! NYC trip in March – what are you up to? :)

  • http://www.lapetitepear.com/ Samantha Tananbaum

    Ditto to Kim! Love how effortless you made these sequins look. It’s so fun to take pieces that are “dressier” and make them more accessible for daytime.

  • http://www.thestylescribe.com Merritt Beck

    you look GORGEOUS girly! Love that skirt and those sexy heels!

    The Style Scribe

  • http://www.smartnsnazzy.com/ Lia ~ Smart n Snazzy

    Wow I looove that skirt! What a great find! I really love how well it pairs with more casual pieces, you look HOT!
    xo ~ Lia | Smart n Snazzy

  • http://www.wardrobeoxygen.com/ Allie at Wardrobe Oxygen

    Great outfit, I’d wear it in a second!

  • Jen Dang @ Skirt The Rules

    Love the sequin skirt and the Madewell pumps — I’ve been coveting that pair for a while now!

    xo Jen
    Skirt The Rules

    • Alyson

      I highly recommend. I did add an insole for comfort at the ball of my foot however love how flattering and versatile they are.

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  • Lindsay Truax

    Love that pink Tory Burch clutch.

    pinkandnavystripes.com

  • http://adiasinead.blogspot.com/ Adia Sinead

    Effortless cool is right. You look great! I love the idea of pairing super glam items with a basic tee. Thanks for sharing!

    http://adiasinead.blogspot.com

  • http://www.thestylizedwannabe.com/ ashleigh

    This is the perfect outfit! You have it all! Color, texture, shine. Beautiful!
    -Ash
    http://www.thestylizedwannabe.com

    • Alyson

      You are so sweet… thanks lady!!

  • http://www.othersideofgray.blogspot.com/ Annie

    This is such a fab combo…you look awesome lady! And drooling over those Mira pumps :)

    Annie

    The Other Side of Gray

    • Alyson

      Thanks! As someone who owns half of Madewell, you need them. :)

  • stylishlyinlove

    Love this casual and chic look on you.

    Hope you had a great weekend.

    Love,

    Sofia

    stylishlyinlove.blogspot.com

  • http://iamchiconthecheap.com/ Lyddiegal

    I am loving how you dressed down your sequins! You look so amazing in that skirt too.

  • http://www.HelloLittleHome.com/ Ginnie

    Great outfit! I’m searching for the perfect denim jacket, and this one looks like a contender:)

  • http://www.thirtysomethingfashion.com/ Carly

    I have seen this look on lots of Pinterest pics too..and ALWAYS LOVE IT…but felt like it never worked for my day to day…but I LOVE how effortless and casual it seems here…maybe its the denim jacket and tee instead of the chambray…not sure..but I LOVE IT! Happy week to you. C

  • http://www.PetiteCareerGirl.com/ Merrie K.

    Love the hi-lo mix! I think it’s so cool to mix casual pieces and sequins. Great job! I just found your blog through red reticule and can’t wait to look around. :)

    Merrie @ http://www.PetiteCareerGirl.com

  • http://www.musingsofahousewife.com Jo-Lynne Shane

    Omygosh, girl, I LOVE this look!!! Fabulous.

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