How to wear glitter like an adult


How to wear glitter like an adult

Steal the spotlight with these sparkling accessories

By ELLE team  November 15th, 2016

If there’s one lesson you can learn from 12-year-old tweens, it’s this: glitter is good.

Before you clutch your pearls and mentally file this under ‘ridiculous trends popularised by the Kardashians’, hear us out. The key is balance. Nobody is asking you to revive the ghost of Lady Gaga circa 2008 with a head-to-toe bodysuit, but you could easily add sparkle to your look with the right accessories. Like these high-wattage beauties…

(Clockwise from the top)

Embellished sling, price on request, Salvatore Ferragamo

This red-hot embellished Ferragamo mini is the only companion you’ll need on a Saturday night out. Pair it with a classic LBD and a matching pout.

Sequinned sandals, Rs 9,999, Steve Madden

You’ve been hitting the gym like a maniac, now show off those gams with these caged beauties.

Suede box bag, Rs 2,49,500, Christian Louboutin

Driving home the point that you can wear glitter past the age of 12 (and not look like a maniac) is this sparkly little number.

Jute and leather sequin sandals, Rs 5,890, Nine West

These shoes were made for dancing, so wear these to a beach-side cocktail party or under your sangeet lehenga. You have our permission.         

Photograph: Manasi Sawant. Styling: Veronna Parikh. Assisted by Amie Banerjee (Styling) . Art direction: Bahaar Peshawaria.