Low-key glitz for minimalists with this season's neutrals

Low-key glitz for minimalists with this season's neutrals

Tis the season for sequins and excess, but minimalists can stick to their style guns in the season’s next level neutrals. From low-key glitz that’s perfect for party wear to the wardrobe heroes with trans-seasonal appeal, slide into neutral for maximum style with minimal effort. Carolyn Moore reports.

Tis the season... to sparkle and shine

For a flawless transition from desk-to-dance floor, look to the low-key glitz of a simple sequined top, like this layered blouse, €29.99, H&M.

Shine on

The subtle sheen of a metallic finish lends a fresh, festive feel to trans seasonal tailoring.

Case in point, these metallic trousers that will look just as stylish come spring. €99, COS.

Sheer delight

Take your neutrals to another dimension with this sheer tulle jacket layered over a white shirt or sequined tank top.

Sheer bomber by Catherine Hammel, €325, Olori boutique, Cork.

Pump up the volume

For a minimalist look with maximum impact, play with voluminous silhouettes in classic neutral tones.

Balloon sleeved, ribbed knit top. €25.95, Zara.

Low-key glitz for minimalists with this season's neutrals

Nice and easy

Pare back your party wear without dulling your sparkle in a simple but fully sequined kimono-sleeved shift.

Silver sequined nude shift dress, €87, River Island.

Ahead of the curve

Level up in leather and future-proof your investment with Ganni’s asymmetric take on a classic A-line skirt.

Tan leather skirt by Ganni, €450, net-a-porter.com.

All tied up

At work or at play, choose a look that screams low-key luxe and pair this knotted satin blouse with jeans and boots or elegant tailored trousers.

Tie-front blouse €33, Topshop.

That’s a wrap

For the modern way to wear neutrals, think classic with a twist, like this classic camel coat in a cool, contemporary oversized silhouette. Single button cocoon coat, €199, & Other Stories.

Pleats pleas

The clean lines of a pleated midi lend themselves well to neutral tones. Dressed up or down, this skirt by Stacey Solomon has wardrobe hero written all over it. €18, Penneys.

More on this topic

People are confused by Melania Trump’s love of capesPeople are confused by Melania Trump’s love of capes

Dublin firefighters establish ethical clothing brandDublin firefighters establish ethical clothing brand

Weekend Code: December isn't just about putting on the glitzWeekend Code: December isn't just about putting on the glitz

All the big winners at the 2019 Fashion AwardsAll the big winners at the 2019 Fashion Awards

More in this Section

Plan that family car journey with some useful tips to make traveling with kids easierPlan that family car journey with some useful tips to make traveling with kids easier

Why sprouts earn a place on your plate all year roundWhy sprouts earn a place on your plate all year round

This much I know: Singer Jake CarterThis much I know: Singer Jake Carter

The Islands of Ireland: The miracle of BeginishThe Islands of Ireland: The miracle of Beginish


Latest Showbiz

Gavin And Stacey co-creator Ruth Jones has revealed she and James Corden almost gave up on their Christmas comeback episode after struggling to develop the story together.Gavin And Stacey special almost scrapped after writing problems, Ruth Jones says

Only five female directors have been nominated in the history of the awards.Charlize Theron on ‘frustrating’ lack of female directors at Golden Globes

The 50-year-old star’s nomination comes more than 20 years since her first Golden Globe nod for 1997 biopic Selena.Jennifer Lopez responds to Golden Globe nomination

A parade of famous faces walked a white carpet at the Bovingdon Airfield ice rink.Stars bring the glamour to Dancing On Ice launch

More From The Irish Examiner