7 Ways to Wear Sequins in the Daytime

Written by Sally

Hello my name is Sally and I am a sparkle-holic

Yes I am 45

Yes I have 2 kids and I live now in the suburbs of Australia.

I rarely go anywhere that plays music or has disco lights so forgive me if I like a little sparkle in the daytime.

It makes me happy.

Obviously there are other closet sparkle lovers out there because every time I wear sequins, glitter and shine people say how much they love it and how they wish they could.

So I thought I would show anyone that needed some inspo …

How to Wear Sequins in the Daytime in your 40s

I own quite a lot of sequins – but when i saw the Dior sequin turtleneck on the runway I was in love and when I saw this on the shelves I immediately bought it to add to the collection.



  1.  The Sequin Turtleneck with jeans and My Adidas 







What I am wearing: vintage Captain’s hat, H&M sequin turtleneck, very old DIY ripped Lee Rider boyfriend jeans & highwaisted Lee DIY cropped dark indigo jeans, Adidas Superstars, various heirloom and costume jewellery, shellac,

Beauty notes: Quick flash of GarnierBB cream, bit of Mac All Fired Up mixed with Maybelline Touch of Coral lipstick, ModelCo Fibrelash. Hair colour by legend Ellie at Nut Salon – should have got her to blow-dry but the photoshoot was a bit off the cuff and last moment. Plus it was really blustery.




2. The Sequin Turtleneck with Khaki Combats, Leather Aviator and My Adidas 






What I am wearing: vintage Captain’s hat, H&M sequin turtleneck, Kmart combats (current) , Adidas Superstars, cheap Rubi $10 aviators, various heirloom and costume jewellery, shellac,

Beauty notes: as above


3. Sequin Turtleneck, 70s A line Leather skirt, Black Heels 









What I am wearing:  H&M sequin turtleneck, Vintage 70s Green leather A line skirt (Salvos)  , Ginger & Smart black & copper heels (last year),  Louenhide leather clutch (2014), cream and mint Charlie Horse of Course Bunny Bombs from Willko.ko –  various heirloom and costume jewellery, shellac,

Beauty notes: as above

Photographer: Ruby Reginato



4. Sequin Turtleneck, Black Dungarees, Black patent lace ups & pompom hoops  







What I am wearing:  H&M sequin turtleneck, Black denim dungarees, Milana black patent lace ups from David Jones (2014),  Monogrammed Cambridge Satchel  (2007),  vintage captain’s hat, ZanZan Ersulie cats eye sunglasses, DIY homemade pompom hoops, various heirloom and costume jewellery.

Beauty notes: no makeup

Photographer: Ms 5 year old aka #SMSMiniPhotographer


Want to try out sequin turtleneck ?

Make sure you tag me @STEELEMyStyle #SpotMyStyle and #realstreetstyle so I can see you rocking it x

H&M Sequinned Turtleneck – (I am wearing XS) – $59.95 – BUY INSTORE 


As I said .. I own a lot of sequins, thrifted and otherwise here is how else I am wearing them in the daytime.


5. Thrifted sequin top with ripped white jeans and grey tank 




6. Sequin Skirt With a Tshirt and sneakers for school drop-offs 








6. To The Races – Judging Fashions on the Field 







What I am wearing: H&M multicoloured sequin skirt (2015 sale), black cape top, black ribbon as choker, single jewel earring, Black My Great Grandmother’s monogrammed art deco bag, Ginger & Smart black block heels, metal cuffs , shellac.


7. Green Sequin Skirt (Warehouse 2014) With Denim Trench & Turtleneck knit, ankle boots 



See more of the everyday  STEELEMyStyle Sequin Series taken by #SMSMiniPhotographer  on instagram like this. 













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