Sequin Dresses: Sparkling New Trend

By Sisi Tsoi

Sequin dresses have literally been worn for millennia. Proof has been found dating to 2500 BC in India of dresses bejeweled with gold coins. Precious metals and coins have consequently been regarded as, for an extended time, a way to express high quality and glamor. They portray style and glamor, reflecting light and fabulous bystanders with their eye captivating detail. A sequin dress is a classic and fail-safe way to bring the glitz of Hollywood to your outfit, in a girly and exciting way.

Sequin dresses come in a variety of styles, starting with the arrangement of the sequins themselves. Dependent on how fluid a look you want, sequins could be rigidly connected to the dress; sewn tight, they create a fishtail, mermaid iridescent effect that - as an added advantage - boosts the durability of the item. Connected such as this, the sequins usually tend to keep unchanged for a lot of wears, enabling you to enjoy the item through the years, and not be troubled as you boogie the nights away. However, when sequins are connected in a looser way, so that they hang from the dress, it produces a tasselled tapestry style. The crucial effect of this design is that the sequins have the ability to reflect much more light, producing an extremely gorgeous result. Swaying with your own movement, these sequins will charm and hypnotize.

Depending on the design desired, sequins have the potential to be positioned into extremely elaborate designs. Florals, harlequin styles, geometric patterns; sequins can be integrated into a huge selection of styles, depicting their adaptability.

Subtle changes in the sequin tone across a dress can produce a gorgeous ombre effect, playing into one of this year's biggest trends. A sparse of use of sequins on an otherwise detailed dress, such as a tutu or Grecian style floaty chiffon dress, provides an interesting contrast and adds an extra hint of shine and glitter.

Sequins are a great option for a Prom dress since they add an eagerness that might otherwise need to come from expensive accessories and jewelry. A glittery shift dress in metallic bright tones is more than inspiring enough, and accessorized easily, brings an elegance and class. You may also, if you like, tone down the Hollywood influence of the sequins with an easy blazer or traditional leather coat.

This will bring a casual element and nonchalance to your style, showing you don't need to try to hard to look that fabulous. If you see a sequin shift dress and are wondering about how to break up the detail, a contrasting waist belt is the perfect solution: it will flatter your figure, calm down the colour, and yet highlight the sequins by juxtaposing them with another material.

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