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INSPIRATION AND ADVICE

HOW TO NAIL A NO-SEQUINS NEW YEAR’S EVE

By Maybelle Morgan, December 29, 2017

Here’s the scenario. Your vibe is more skate-chic than dolled up, you haven’t worn heels since graduation and you’d rather wear a garbage bag than have a single sequin touch your recoiling skin. But it’s also about to be the biggest night of the year so it’s as good a night as any to add a subtle cool-girl touch of fancy to your everyday gear. No fear. Here’s the look that’s about to save your skin…

Street-styler wearing skater jeans and a statement jacket

Picture: Imaxtree

Start the new year right by making sure comfort is key and ensuring whatever you don is your own chilled-out style with a few jazzy touches. Keep your base casual: an oversized slogan tee with bold ruby lettering is a winner paired with equally flowing skater jeans with deconstructed raw-edge detailing.

 

Then, to take the look from daytime to champagne celebrations it’s all about this absolute show-stealer of a statement jacket, featuring a sateen floral print, '70s faux-fur shaggy cuffs and collar, plus velvet buttons. To finish, patent chunky Dr. Martens and a teensy chain cross-body add an element of texture. 2018, here you come…

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