Press Releases
 
Sequins Are Back—But Did They Ever Really Leave

, 12 January 2018 -- Sequins have definitely had their time in the sun. 2017 saw sequins not just as a trim, but covering entire dresses, and 2018 looks to carry on the shiny legacy.

Sequins have definitely had their time in the sun. 2017 saw sequins not just as a trim, but covering entire dresses, and 2018 looks to carry on the shiny legacy.

These iridescent disks were found in fashion long before the psychedelic sixties adorned everything with them. According to Smithsonian Magazine, gold sequinlike disks were found sewn onto garments in King Tut’s tomb. Since the ancient Egyptians believed in preparing the dead for their afterlife, it stands to reason that King Tut would need to be fashion forward there, too, or at the very least prepared for his next New Year’s party.

Since then, early incarnations of shimmer have been found throughout fashion history. Sketches were found in Leonardo da Vinci’s notes of a machine that would be used to punch small disks out of metal. The use for this machine is still unknown, so whether it was for fashion or function remains a mystery.

In the 17th century, nobility and women of court wore sequins similar to how they are worn today, as an embellishment on a dress to add an extra bit of sparkle. The price of fashion was steep metal disks added a significant amount of weight. It was not until the mid 20th century that sequins became lightweight, shiny vinyl disks of sparkle, and they have been a fashion mainstay ever since.

What is it about these glittery accents that made us come back to them decade after decade? According to Vogue magazine, sequins allow the wearer to feel elegant and red-carpet worthy, no matter where they are. A flash of sequin on a sweater, an entire skirt covered in sequins or even an applique on a sock can be what the magazine called “an accessible and lighthearted entryway for those who might not be able to pull off the full runway look.”

In addition, in this age of Snapchat and Instagram and other social media, people like to feel “photo-ready.” The bling factor of sequins dresses up any outfit. A sequined t-shirt paired with jeans, or sneakers with a sequin-adorned skirt, can change an outfit from blah to fun.

In North Jersey, fashion has embraced this trend as well. Petite Chic owner Dassie Fuchs caters to children and teen fashion and has found that for this age, sequins are more of an accent than an entire article of clothing. Additionally, she has found that the sequin trend for teens is popular for weekday clothing, dressing up a graphic tee or funny-phrased top.

Adrienne Mittan, co-owner of Rayna’s Boutique, has found that sequins are popular for ladies’ fashion as well. She explained that sequins are growing in popularity, but are still worn in moderation. To meet the demand, they ordered sweaters and tops with jewels and sequins as accents.

Of course for the gung-ho sequin crowd, accents are not nearly enough. Look for skirts or tops completely adorned with sequins, or even a whole dress.

Have fun and sparkle on.Read more at:http://www.marieaustralia.com/cheap-formal-dresses | http://www.marieaustralia.com/formal-dress-shops-adelaide

# # #


Submitted by yokol on Friday, 12 January 2018 at 3:18 PM
Category: Food & Fashion
 
Related News

Global Functional Foods and Drinks Market: Analysis and Forecast 2025
Saturday, 8 Dec 2018

Global Egg Powder Market Analysis, Size, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2023
Saturday, 8 Dec 2018

Global Functional Food Ingredient Market : Analysis & Forecast 2018-2025
Saturday, 8 Dec 2018

Key Facts About the Global Quinoa Seed Market: Read More Below
Friday, 7 Dec 2018

Solid Beverage Market Expands Worldwide With Impressive Sales Trends By 2026
Friday, 7 Dec 2018

Related Events

Blockchain and Crypto Holiday Mixer + Charity Event
Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018

11th Annual American Food Innovate Summit, Chicago (February 4-5, 2019)
Monday, 4 Feb 2019

Hospitality Tech and Innovation Fourm
Monday, 25 Mar 2019

European Food Sure Summit, 13th - 14th May 2019, Amsterdam
Monday, 13 May 2019

Latest News

“AJOUR”: The Best Shopping Portal for All Your Lingerie Needs
Monday, 10 Dec 2018

Virtual Reality Technology
Monday, 10 Dec 2018

Electric Bicycles Market – Growth, Future Prospects and Competitive Analysis, 2018 – 202
Monday, 10 Dec 2018

Epic Research Weekly Agri Commodity Report Of 10 December 2018
Monday, 10 Dec 2018

Epic Research Daily Agri Commodity Report Of 10 December 2018
Monday, 10 Dec 2018

 
Want to get your press releases, event listings, and job ads on Scoopasia? Register now for a FREE account or login if you already have one!
Scoopasia v1.0b. Copyright © 2018
Today is Monday, 10 December 2018

About Scoopasia | FAQ | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

Press Releases
Event Listings
Job Listings
Arts & Entertainment
Architecture & Construction
Automotive & Travel
Business
Consumer Technology
Economy
Education
Enterprise Technology
Food & Fashion
Government & Policy
Health Care & Medical
Legal/Law
News & Media
Religion
Science & Research
Sports & Fitness
Login / Register
Get Scoopasia through RSS Feeds & Email Notifications!


Journalist's Toolbox
Hello journalist, welcome to Scoopasia--a powerful online resource for media information in Asia. Scoopasia has press releases and media events for every beat and industry. All content on Scoopasia is 100% FREE. You don't even need to login!

  • Scoop Line
    (Instant Information Request)
    The easiest way to ask questions and request information from the PR community.


  • Advanced Search
    Drill down, dig deep, for media information the way you want it.

  • Journalist's Resources
    Resources and tools you can't do without.

  • PR Tools
    Scoopasia Blog Search
    Search the largest handpicked collection of Asia's most prominent and influential blogs.


    Resources
  • PR Bookmarks
  • Web 2.0 Bookmarks
  • Media Bookmarks

    More Coming Soon...

  • Upcoming Events
  • Antibody Engineering and Therapeutics
  • XLIVE 2018 Event Tech Conference in Las Vegas - December 9th-12th
  • Mayo Clinic Women's Imaging Review Course
  • SPE International Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition.
  • Intensive Care Society State of the Art Conference (SOA), London 2018

  • Latest Jobs
    Sorry, there are currently no entries posted here.