THE EDIT No. 5 / Part 2 – Sequins

7 years ago by


Erik Melvin

On a scale of 1 to 10, how much do you love sequins?? If you asked me, oh I don’t know, 15 years ago, I would have been an 8 verging on 9 – but alas as the seasons change, so does ones taste in clothing. But sequins were big for Fall 2016, and I don’t think they’re really going away anytime soon (please consult almost every editor at FW’s Instagram story of slow motion sequined numbers on the runway). In an effort to make sequins attainable for every fashion enthusiast, we thought we would approach the trend with four different women in mind. Of course who better to illustrate multiple personalities than an artist like Camilla, ready to embody every level sequins in Part 2 of our EDIT No.5.

Oh! And we’re introducing a few new stylists this season too – people you know from the site, who not only happen to have great style we’ve captured over the years – but actually call it their profession too.

She wears vintage Levi jeans and a sensible heel. So she certainly isn’t the first to jump on the sequin bandwagon. However, she also loves a classic striped top – and what better way to make this trend work than with a sequined striped jumper from Sonia Rykiel.

the edit no5 part 2 camilla engstrom garance dore photo

Jeans, Vintage Levi’s ; Sequin Top, Sonia Rykiel ; Shoes, Martiniano


She loves color and definitely loves sequins! Put those two together and you won’t need rose colored glasses to make the world seem right. Especially when you’re wearing 50 shades of glorious pink! But nothing can outshine this sequin-laden dress from Preen, adorned with a display of mirrored sequins that mean you bring the disco!

the edit no5 part 2 camilla engstrom garance dore photo

the edit no5 part 2 camilla engstrom garance dore photo

Sequin dress, Preen ; Coat, Sies Marjan ; Turtleneck, NO.6 ; Shoes, Maryam Nassir Zadeh


She likes sequins about as much as she enjoys indulging in her favorite sugary confection, but isn’t obvious about it. While a black chevron patterned sequin car coat may not seem subtle, it blends into the scenery while sharing a likeness to fur with its squiggly, and distorted lines. Plus, with jeans, it never felt more right.

the edit no5 part 2 camilla engstrom garance dore photo

Sequin coat, Opening Ceremony ; Bag, Rochas ; Jeans, Brock collection


She’s the girl who doesn’t just wear sequin pants, she wears ones with beaded embroidery that move when you strut and tops it all off with a casual grey sweater because she knows, she KNOWS, the only way to be the most glam at the party is to not overdo it.

the edit no5 part 2 camilla engstrom garance dore photo

Pants, Michael Kors ; Gray sweater, Vintage ; Shoes, Manolo Blahnik

So, which girl are you? Will you dare to be bold or slink subtly into the trend?


Add yours
  • Complètement fan du manteau, certes il brille mais il reste assez “discret” par son motif classique !
    Totalement capable de porter ce type de pièce. :p

    Amélie – Charles Ray and Coco

  • J’adore le sweat à sequins! Mais pour le reste, je trouve que ça fait un peu “too much”!

    Julie, Petite and So What?

  • Touches subtiles, pour moi ! Mes sequins se resument a un top noir a discretes paillettes ton sur ton, donc rien a voir avec ces belles photos. Sur Camilla, c’est tres joli. :-))

  • Hi !
    Superbe cet édito !
    Il me parle complètement, j’adore les sequins.
    Mon look préféré est le 1er que je trouve le plus facile à porter mais les autres sont très réussis également. Le manteau est sublime long comme j’aime. Par contre pas sure d’oser le look robe en sequins roses même si l’association avec le top à col roulé rose pale tout doux est parfait. Gros coup de coeur pour les sandales jaunes Maryam Nassir Zadeh.


  • I love the sequins in all the instances above! The balance with casual items make it all the more fun and lovely. I tend to wear my sequins partially hidden underneath something sheer or as details on some velvet or silk. Camilla looks charming like a hummingbird perched on a step or flitting across the street. :) LOVE IT!

  • christelle October, 11 2016, 2:53 / Reply

    Cette jeune femme ressemble tellement à Meg Tilly, c’est troublant. :)

  • Marie B. October, 11 2016, 4:24 / Reply

    Les photos sont très belles et le model aussi mais sincèrement un jean à 570 euros?? Je comprends qu’on mette le prix pour un pull Sonia Rykiel qui est original et sera sans conteste une pièce forte dans un dressing mais un jean à ce prix là c’est du pur snobisme. C’est exactement ce qui fait que je ne regarde même plus les pages mode des magazines tellement les prix sont sans rapport avec mes moyens…

  • Paillettes proved to work in shirts, pants, accessories – basically everywhere! Gorgeous!

    mag boutique, Siena Italy

  • Euh… Bon j’aime tout en fait : je craque pour la marinière ET le pantalon ET le manteau…Pourquoi se restreindre dans la vie, elle est trop courte pour ne pas porter de sequins et autres paillettes ! ^^ Soyons folles et osons, ça mettra un peu de brillant dans le gris de l’hiver ! ^^
    Les photos sont superbes !
    Belle journée,

  • J’aime tellement tous ces looks, j’adore les paillettes en toutes petites touches !

  • I love sequins so much that my wedding dress is sequined! It’s not a ‘bright’ sparkly sequin but adds a sheen/shimmer as you move. I adore it!

  • Je suis fan de sequins: top, veste, pantalon (pas en même temps hein!!!)
    Malgré un style plutôt masculin, je trouve que ça donne du pep’s surtout quand on est mal luné. Très important: on ne peut pas faire la gueule quand on porte des sequins.

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