Outfit of the Week: This Post Is Sponsored By the Letter “S”

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This week’s edition of Outfit of the Week is brought to you by the letter ‘S’ – as in sequins, studs, stripes, and, of course, me – Sarah! Still, when it came to finding a model for this post, I knew it had to be our fabulous Traditional Media Coordinator and reigning ‘Sequin Queen,’ Aire, who was kind enough to spill how she manages to fit a little sparkle into her everyday ensembles.

“When it comes to clothing, I’m like Jekyll and Hyde, ” she said. “I have two personalities – there’s the shiny rocker side, which tends to come out in the winter, and the bohemian side, which is more my spring/summer self. But I love studs, sequins, and rhinestones, so this outfit gave me the opportunity to combine them!”

Aire has an uncanny talent for styling sequins, as seen in her completely day-appropriate ensemble.  I especially love the headband she crafted from the studded strap of her Jeffrey Campbell boots!

Looking to add more sequins to your own workplace wardrobe? Aire advises starting with a sequined piece and build your outfit from there. “Some people find sequins intimidating, but if you work with the sequins instead of against them, it’s a lot easier to style,” she said. ” Sure, they can be formal. But they’re so much fun and shouldn’t just be kept for dressing up! For instance, I could have worn the top and boots with jeans and it would have been totally cute – but the skirt just took the outfit to another level!”

In this outfit: Time is Precious Watch, Backstage Boots, The Faux Fob Shirt, The Sequin-tially Essential Skirt, Where’s My Shred At? Cardigan

6 Responses to Outfit of the Week: This Post Is Sponsored By the Letter “S”

  1. Jennifer (ModCloth) 02/26/2010 at 1:35 pm #

    Gorgeous! Love the idea of starting with a sequined piece and building an outfit from it…brilliant!

  2. Natalie B. (ModCloth) 02/26/2010 at 1:45 pm #

    A is for amazing AND Aire!

  3. Richard (ModCloth) 02/26/2010 at 2:19 pm #

    Sheer brilliance fashioning that bootstrap as a headband, Aire!

  4. Alison 02/26/2010 at 3:18 pm #

    Aire rocks my world!

  5. Alexis 02/26/2010 at 8:54 pm #

    Aire inspires me to think about my outfits each morning! Love her!

  6. aire (modcloth) 02/27/2010 at 6:43 pm #

    Awww thanks guys! you’re all so kind!! I <3 you all. 🙂

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