I’ve done a lot of One Piece, Several Ways posts here on the blog (you can see them here, here, & here), but it’s been a few months since I’ve done one. So when we decided to do another one for this round of Raiding My Sister’s Closet, I was excited to stretch myself a bit and find five ways to wear one of my new favorite pieces — a black sequin top
1. Layered
It’s easy to wear a top by itself, but things sometimes get tricky when you start layering. I went with a basic chambray so it didn’t compete with the sequins, and then pinned up the hem of the sequin top to give it a more casual look and expose the bottom of the chambray. Then, to keep things even more casual, I went with an oversized leather bag, brown wedge booties, and a top knot. 
sequin top: target // chambray: target // booties: forever 21 (similar) // bracelets: target & c/o hello fab // bag: c/o lily jade

2. Fancy

I’m such a sucker for the oxblood trend, and this leather skirt in that color is absolutely perfect. It creates such a fabulous combination of textures when it’s paired with the sequin top — it’s a little edgy, a little feminine, a little over the top, but still so simple. Plus, since the leather skirt is fairly thick, there’s no awkward bulging around my waist when I tuck in the sequin top — win.

sequin top: target // skirt: c/o lulu*s // heels: kohls (similar) // clutch: c/o single thread boutique

 3. Juxtapose

I love a good juxtaposition, and pairing this sequin top with a casual utility vest does just that. I added a pair of leopard pumps for a fun pop of pattern, and then kept the rest of the outfit pretty simple.

sequin top: target // vest: DIY (similar, similar) // jeans: american eagle // heels: c/o sole society // bag: c/o oasap // cuff: c/o inpink

4. Boyfriend

I’ve seen a lot of people pair sequins with a pair of boyfriend jeans, so I had to try it out. I love the contrast of the distressed denim with the fancy sequins. I added a clutch, some gold arm candy, and a pair of killer black heels to complete the look — perfect for date night with your boyfriend (although I’m pretty sure all boyfriends actually hate boyfriend jeans).

sequin top: target // jeans: c/o lulu*s // clutch: c/o windsor // heels: kohls (similar) // bracelet: c/o hello fab

5. Black-Out

The key to wearing monochromatic and not making it totally boring and flat is to play with different textures. The sequin shirt is perfect for this since it’s a fantastic textured piece. I added a leather jacket to add some contrasting texture, as well as a pair of suede booties.

jacket: c/o choies // sequin top: target // jeans: h&m // booties: c/o sole society // sunglasses: c/o sunglasses shop
Now go check out Janssen and Landen’s One Piece, Several Ways!


  1. I love all of these!! you did such a great job styling this top! : )

  2. Madeline says:

    Wow you did this so well that by the end I was thinking 'what was the piece that was in all the outfits?' and had to go back and check

    Madeline | Its a Mads Mads World

  3. Janssen says:

    Ha, so true about the boyfriend jeans. And lipstick.

  4. They all look great! How did you pin the top up in the first look?

  5. Mindy says:

    Oooh..loving the black sequin top & Landen's polka dot blouse!

  6. Beth Maybee says:

    I have a sequin top like this and I love these ideas to mix it up! However, it's not a very baby-friendly top, so hopefully I can find an excuse to wear it again soon.

  7. Emily Hash says:

    You can do no wrong in my eyes lol! These are all great & yet if I tried it I would look like a mess!

  8. I love each of these outfits so much, I can't pick a favorite! That top is so fab….I think you got your money's worth just from this post!


  9. Alice Warren says:

    You always do such a great job transforming a look! The top looks so different in each one of them.


  10. Holly says:

    Love these looks! I've been looking for an affordable sequin top – Target with the win (should have known!)

  11. Kacie Ellis says:

    Who knew that sequins top could be so versatile!

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