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Oct
09

Sequinned cardigans: Wear them Well.

Amber Le Bon Wallis CardiganHello! 🙂

A couple of months ago, Amber Le Bon wore a pretty, sequinned cardigan from Wallis in a way that absolutely rocked it. Doing wonders, not only by revamping the brand but also the humble cardi itself. I don’t know about you but whenever I used to think about sequinned cardigans, I though about mature ladies on cruise ships or great aunts at weddings. Amber however, showed us the way forward but putting her sequinned cardi on back-to-front translating it into a AW09 wardrobe staple.

I absolutely loved this look when I saw it and I’ve been thinking about doing the same ever since. It’s about time I went for it, I’m thinking that the cardi has to have sequins all over it, has to be fitted and either cropped or to the hip. I can’t have a collar or any pocket detailing, we want to look a la mode, not a la madhouse! To give the look that extra wow factor, wear it with only one or two buttons fastened; either to hide the bra straps or, to stop the top from falling off, just fasten the top button.

Here are some of the best on the high street:AW09 Sequinned Cardigans Clockwise from top left: 1. All over sequin knit jacket £135 Karen Millen. 2. Gold Sequinned Cropped Cardi £35 Topshop. 3. Butterfly by Matthew Williamson for Debenhams Sequinned Cardi £60. 4.THE Black and sliver sequin cardigan €91 Wallis. 5. Petite Black Sequin Shrug £40 Debenhams.

Yours,

Whisty Xx

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6 Responses to “Sequinned cardigans: Wear them Well.”


  1. October 19, 2009 at 4:10 pm

    i love ambers style, and i had no idea that cardigan was from wallis! amazing!!! she really makes it looks young, fresh and stylish! (guessing it’s from her mum’s range???)

    • 2 whisty
      October 19, 2009 at 5:05 pm

      She is stunning isn’t she! She seems really sweet and quite young too whenever you see her interviewed which is so refreshing.
      Funnily enough I don’t think that that cardi it is from her mums range for Wallis… It probably belonged to her mum and she just borrowed it for that night!

  2. October 19, 2009 at 11:22 pm

    Oh I love that – definitely going to give it a go..

    • 4 whisty
      October 19, 2009 at 11:42 pm

      They look so lovely like this, I tried the Karen Millen one and it’s is undoubtedly my fave! Saving up pennies as we speak! x

  3. 5 White Rabbit
    October 20, 2009 at 1:46 pm

    I love them, would go for the purple/aubergine!


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