Girly in Tulle

I used to absolutely despise tulle dresses because all I could think of were poofy prom dresses. I was definitely not the high schooler who showed up in a brightly colored long tulle dress. In fact I had this specific repulsion to those dresses. The reason for this distaste for the tulle prom dresses? I have no idea. I suppose its because I viewed them as tacky and ugly. However, after seeing Olivia Wilde in her beautiful purple lilac tulle dress in the Golden Globes, I started to be interested in them once more. Similar to a high school girl frantically looking for a tulle dress for Prom, I have been on the search to get the right tulle dress. Let’s just take a moment to appreciate how beautiful and elegant Olivia looked in this tulle dress:

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I believe this was made by Oscar de la Renta. Well, the point is this dress was absolutely perfect. The lilac purple color complimented Olivia’s olive skin tone very well, and I liked that she didn’t choose to wear a necklace. Without a statement necklace all our attention was brought to her dress. I love that the tulle was layered with more fabric to give lots of definition to the skirt of the dress. Although I’m not in search of a dress to wear to an event such as the Golden Globes, I would love to have something similar. But, in a shorter version that I could wear to a wedding or event. I found some great picks here: http://www.result.ly/Search/tulle%20dress

One that I already ordered is from Revolve Clothing. This one is a little bit different, but definitely suitable for a wedding or work event.

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This dress is actually one of the options I’m considering for New Years Eve! If you zoom into the picture you’ll notice that the entire tulle skirt is covered with this sheer sparkly, black fabric. I love the sparkles on that finished layer, but I think New Years needs more sparkle than this subtle addition. Nevertheless, I love this tulle dress! The back is a little bit open, and the length is a little short, but its perfect since the tulle skirt is poofed out.

I like tulle dresses and skirts because they add a feminine touch to every dress. Even for a shorter dress like the one from Revolve, the tulle shape makes the dress look more innocent and thus appropriate for any event. The tulle fabric is the same fabric used to make a tutu, but most tulle dresses/skirts don’t extend quite so far out. I found another tulle dress that was more affordable than this one from Revolve, which is almost $200.

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This dress is less formal than the black one, and maybe even a little more conservative. The tulle fabric lines the bottom of the skirt, with a polyester material as the upper coat of the skirt. The ballet flat tone of the skirt gives it even more of the ballerina look, but I think it definitely works as a fun dress for the day or for the night! And its from Tobi, so its a lot more affordable. Get it here!

Jazz Up Your Look with a Sequin Blazer

Do you want to add some pizzazz to your look but do not want to overdo it? How about trying on a sequin blazer?

You had a late night in the office and will be meeting your friends for drinks after work. With no time to change, you can just put the blazer on top of your work wear and you are good to go.

We are accustomed to wearing jackets, cardigans and sweaters so why would a sequin blazer be any different? Yes, it might be glittery but it’s not all like that.

Take a pick from Resultly’s website for a variety of sequin blazers to choose from. Cannot really handle being too glittery? Try out the Sam Edelman sequin blazer. Click here to see the sequin blazer search on Resultly.

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The sequins on the blazer are a bit toned down and are not really that flashy. The gold sequins will not make people turn at you and think you are a disco ball. What I have noticed is that a plus factor for this blazer is it snugs tight to your body which means it highlights the curves of your body without really making a lot of effort.

Going to a rock concert? You can wear the same blazer with a chiffon dress. Choose a pale color (pink or yellow) so that the blazer will stand out all the more. Pair it off with your leather boots for effect.

Are you ready for some attention? If you are, then wear this Zara sequin blazer for your next party.

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You might end up like a walking disco ball but hey if guys will be dancing with you, why not. Since you are already glittery enough to be noticed, you might want to tone down on what you wear as your top or bottom. Try going for the neutral colors like brown, black, white or beige so as your outfit will not look like it is screaming. Aside from the typical gold, silver and black colors, sequin blazers do come in various colors like hot pink, cyan and more.

This blazer fashion is not only for women but for men too. Remember Michael Jackson’s sequin blazers during his concerts? Of course not all men can wear that but there are those who can or attempt to like Pharrell Williams who wore a sequin blazer in one of the album launched that he has attended. Check it out here.

Williams has rocked the sequin blazer and looked great too.