All that glitters is silver

Shipley & Halmos blazer
Cynthia Rowley sequin dress (similar)
BCBGmaxazria lace shorts (similar)
Zara lucite heel pumps
Balenciaga clutch

I’m totally not one to stick within my size if I like something and there’s only one left.. so I ended up getting this sequined tee in a large, but it works tucked in as a shirt or worn as a little dress (with shorts under of course). It’s my first sequined item of any sort since I’m not usually a big fan, but I figured it was okay because the casual v-neck and jersey back made it more wearable for day and can be dressed up for night. Since sequins are so loud, I toned the rest of the outfit down with black and a sharp blazer. I wore this to a gf’s birthday party, but I’ll post a daytime sequins look in the future.


  1. February 22, 2012 / 1:15 pm

    love this sequin top with these shoes!! darling!!

  2. February 22, 2012 / 3:03 pm

    I've always seen sizes as a general guideline, not necessarily something to adhere to consistently. Are those shoes comfortable? I tried them on and they seemed stiff.

  3. February 22, 2012 / 4:38 pm

    I LOVE this! Super cute Carolyn! :}
    You always look like a Barbie.

  4. February 22, 2012 / 6:54 pm

    beautiful! love the glitter..and those heels are beautiful

  5. February 22, 2012 / 8:04 pm

    The heels are to die for! Thanks for visiting Boxer's Adventures!

  6. February 22, 2012 / 11:02 pm

    It's really hard to find sequins that are done right (aka right spacing and size in proportion to the garment). I'm glad you found one that works for you!

  7. February 23, 2012 / 1:17 am

    I love those heels! They are so cool 🙂 I haven't seen them around my area~ did you buy them online?

  8. February 23, 2012 / 7:01 am

    oh wow that's a gorgeous look! I think that's one of my favourite I've seen on your blog. The colours look great together and it looks smart yet fun. And I love all the details (shorts, shoes..etc.). Really great outfit <3

  9. February 23, 2012 / 7:17 am

    That first photo of you is stunning. Your hair. Your face. Your clothes. So lovely.

    Just wanted to say thank you for reading my blog, and leaving a comment today. I love your blog, and admire you character so much, so it's flattering that you would take the time to read my humble little blog. Thank you. It means a lot.

    Hope wedding planning has been blissful, and God bless the both of you on your journey towards marriage.


  10. February 23, 2012 / 7:19 am

    This outfit is just gorgeous!! Love the sequins..

  11. February 23, 2012 / 9:12 am

    You look stunning!!! Love the sequins dress and how it's so versatile!!! I do that too sometimes, as in if an outfit is too big i try to play around with it, lol.

    LOVE those see through heels too!!!! Overall, great outfit post Carolyn!!!


  12. February 23, 2012 / 7:08 pm

    loving this sequin dress. the textures go well together…. and i totally feel you on the sizes!


  13. February 24, 2012 / 5:18 am

    i'm in love with your shoes!! They're perfect!

  14. February 24, 2012 / 12:49 pm

    Simply gorgeous! You are beautiful, outfit is great and your blog as well! So I´m following you now and hope that you find time to visit my blog too and if you follow it I´ll be totally happy 😉
    Have a nice weekend,

  15. February 24, 2012 / 4:12 pm

    Hi girl!
    Thanks for your comment! Really like this outfit, the dress is soo beautiful!
    Wanna follow each other?

    With love, M

  16. February 24, 2012 / 6:19 pm

    That dress is perfect!
    We like your blog.


  17. February 25, 2012 / 2:52 am

    Love the sequin and lace trimmed shorts!

  18. February 29, 2012 / 11:26 am

    I love that sequin dress on you!! but what I love even more are those Zara heels. SO GORGEOUS! I've been debating for over a week now… I want them, but do I need them?

    xx Love & Aloha

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