Real Women: How to Wear Sequins

Check out these tips to make sure you shine in all the right places!

1. Real Women: Andrea

Body Type: Straight

Roots: Colombian

Andrea Lopez, 39

A sequined cardigan worn with a festive top and a full miniskirt will add shape  and curves to both your lower and  upper frame and create the illusion of a smaller waist.

On Andrea: Cardigan, BBDakota, $90, lulus.com. Strapless top, $60, and feather skirt, $120, Gracia, shopgracia .com. Slingbacks, Anne Michelle, $31, lulus.com. Earrings, Elva Fields, $54, elvafields.com.

2. Real Women: Michelle

Body Type: Curvy

Roots: Dominican

Michelle Medina, 30 

A fitted high-waisted skirt with a cinched belt and a long vest will create a longer silhouette and accentuate your natural waist.

On Michelle: Vest, Three Dots, $178, Madison, L.A., 310-273-9900. Cami, LAmade, $89, revolveclothing .com. Pencil skirt, Miss Tina, $15, walmart.com. Belt, AMI Clubwear, $15, amiclubwear.com. Platform sandals, Colin Stuart for Victoria’s Secret Catalogue, $80, victoriassecret.com. Earrings, Rosena Sammi, $75, rosenasammi.com. Bracelet, Ada Collection, $30, adahandbags.com. Ring, Mark, $18, meetmark.com.

3. Real Women: Anny

Body Type: Athletic

Roots: Cuban

Anny Martinez-Ariz, 29

A figure-hugging sequined dress with capped sleeves will show off those super-toned arms and legs you worked so hard to get.

On Anny: Cocktail dress, House of Dereón, $390, houseofdereon.com for stores. Belt, Ada Collection, $90, ada handbags.com. Booties, Chinese Laundry, $89, chineselaundry.com. Earrings, Nine West, $18, Macy’s stores nationwide. Bracelet, Sorrelli MiMi Collection, $53, sorrelli .com.

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