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Sparkle like Leighton Meester at the MTV Movie Awards

Andrea Kasprzak is a former magazine editor and full time freelance writer. Her work has appeared in Teen Vogue, Men's Journal, Allure, and SELF among others.

Shine like Leighton

Leighton Meester stunned in a spangled Balmin mini dress at the MTV Movie Awards. Get glitzed like the Gossip Girl with these gleaming goodies.

We almost didn't recognize Leighton Meester at the MTV Movie Awards. And although her mirrored Balmain mini dress and elegantly toused hair definitely didn't come form her preppy, polished wardrobe on-screen closet, she still looked stunning.

Shine like Leighton

While the spangled style may not exactly be daytime appropriate, summer is the perfect time to add a little sheen to your style. Here, a few subtle and shimmering suggestions to channel the look.

Recreate Leighton's red carpet look

Shine like Leighton

This Alice + Olivia tank dress ($495) available at Shopbop has just the right amount of sequin. You'll sparkle plenty without fear of looking like a walking disco ball.

Shine like Leighton

Sweet, short, and with just the slightest sparkle, this little Lipsy dress ($110) at asos is just the thing when you want a bit of bling.

Shine like Leighton

Sold on sparkle, but want to ease into the idea? Try on this Forever21 sequined necklace ($6).

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