Shiny Happy Things: Summer Sequins

While we most often see sequins and shine around the holidays, this year there is a whole lot of sparkle for summer that has caught my attention. As much as daytime sequins have been a thing for quite some time, it isn't alway easy to find great things year round. Lucky for you, I fell down the shiny happy rabbit hole in search of shimmer, shine and sequins. I have chosen some of my favorite pieces that you can wear from errands to work to a special occasion event. You choose! Take a look at my favorite pieces to help you sparkle all summer long.

Veronica Beard Coda Sequin Camisole

The Veronica Beard Coda Sequin Camisole in a feminine blush color is a lovely way to shine bright. I love this look with denim and it would also be pretty with a soft floral print skirt or layered over a fitted white tee.

Traffic People Rainbow Ricochet Sequin Dress

Stopping in at one of my favorite local shops, Queen Anne Dispatch, is always a day brightener. Today I happened to pop in just as they were opening boxes full of Traffic People gorgeousness. I snapped up this fabulous Rainbow Ricochet Sequin Dress, with its sparkly bottom and chic black silk top. I am a major mood for sparkle, so I also took home the Fallon Pleasted Midi Dress that has chic pleats and metallic flecks. Stop in and check all the fabulous Traffic People!

Zara Sequin Mini Dress with Bow

Zara has so much coming out right now that I love. This look would be gorgeous for a black tie event, wedding or special party. The Zara Sequin Mini Dress is a show stopper. The Limited Edition Summer Dress Collection '19 is definitely worth a look, with a really outstanding selection of cool dresses.

As long as we are shopping at Zara, the Strappy Dress with Sequins was a must have for me. I will be wearing it with a fitted white tee in the day and jazz it up with a pair of great heels, like the ones above, for evening.

Vanessa Bruno Linen and Sequins Cabas Tote

When you are in Paris, you literally will see hundreds of French women of all ages carrying this bag. The Vanessa Bruno Cabas Linen and Sequin Tote Bag comes in a variety of colors, materials and three sizes. The particular tote featured above was created in limited edition for the French victory at the FIFA World Cup. I also adore this green one.

SUNDRESS Madeline Dress

How to go from your beach chair to cocktails in the most glamorous yet low key way? This gorgeous SUNDRESS Madeline Dress is perfect for some summer fun with its gold vertical sequin stripes. The company also makes the Bella Dress, which is off the shoulder, short version.

Isabel Marant Sequin Shorts

Say yes to sequin shorts! Such a gorgeous spin on shorts season, and a chic alternative to a skirt. Of course Isabel Marant always does it right with her Parisian cool girl high rise waist and slouchy fit. There is a matching one shoulder top if you want to go for a jumpsuit look.

Missguided Gunmetal Sequin Blazer Dress

Oversized blazers have been making a stylish comeback this spring, so why not make a statement with a sequin dress version? This Misguided Gunmetal Sequin Blazer Dress is only $54, so you can have a little fun with sparkle and show off your gorgeous gams while you are at it!

J.Crew Sequin Floral Jackie Sweater

A summery sweater in a sunny citrus color is even more fun with floral sequin embroidery. J. Crew's classic Jackie sweater gets a warm weather update and comes in two luscious colors, Vintage Citrus and Flame. Be fancy but not.

Ancient Greek Sandals are the quintessential summer sandal. The Eleftheria sequined leather sandal is a sparkly twist on this classic, with glittery straps to give your toes some extra twinkle, no matter what you are wearing.

We all know that shining on the inside makes us sparkle on the outside, but honestly, it doesn't hurt to make a literal statement about it. Wear these pieces over and over, mixing them with denim, dressing them up with heels, or whatever else strikes your fancy. Have a great week!