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7 Accessories to add a touch of sparkle to your look

7 Accessories to add a touch of sparkle to your lookThis season, we’re all about a bit of shine and sparkle. Sequins, metallics, jewels and embellishments will instantly take an outfit from simple to spectacular.

Want to try the trend but worried you’ll look a bit OTT? Fear not, because we’ve got seven ways for you to add some glitz to any ensemble (without looking like you’ve just taken a glitter bath!).

7 Accessories to add a touch of sparkle to your look

1 A shiny clutch

Team this clutch from Colette by Colette Hayman (R339.50) with a crisp shirt and pencil skirt to inject some fun into your office outfit.

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7 Accessories to add a touch of sparkle to your look2 Statement earrings

Go bold with jewelled earrings like this pair from Mango (R249). What’s great about this accessory is that you can control how visible it is by wearing your hair up or down.

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7 Accessories to add a touch of sparkle to your look

3 Sequined shoes

A pair of twinkling boots, like these ones from Sol Sana (R1 699), is our favourite way to work the trend. Pair them with skinny jeans and a tee for a fabulous yet understated look.

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7 Accessories to add a touch of sparkle to your look

4 A gem-encrusted necklace

You can never go wrong with an attention-grabbing necklace like this one from Mimco (R1 699)! Opt for big, colourful stones or gems and rock them over a plain shirt.

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7 Accessories to add a touch of sparkle to your look5 Shimmering sunnies

A classic sunglass frame with a bit of shine is so sophisticated! We love this embellished pair from Miu Miu at Sunglass Hut (R4 090).

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7 Accessories to add a touch of sparkle to your look6 A metallic belt

This shiny belt from MRP (R49.99) is perfect for adding a subtle kick to your outfit of the day. Plus it’s super versatile!

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7 Accessories to add a touch of sparkle to your look7 Glitter socks

The cutest way to shine is with a pair of glittery socks! Wear these ones from Vero Moda (R249) with a pair of brogues but don’t fold them – you want people to see the sparkle!

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For more ways to sparkle and shine, make sure you grab a copy of the August issue of GLAMOUR!

Want to try the trend on your nails? Check out these 3 ways to get your glitter mani on this winter.

Glamour International