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Get your sparkle on

This summer, it’s all about sexy sequins! From clutches to flip flops, find out how to wear this shimmery trend when the weather heats up.

Get your sparkle on


Stay cool in sparkling sequins with this Sequin-Front Tank (seen above) from Express ($30). Choose from a rainbow of colors, ranging from bright blue to green to pink.

For a tank that can easily transition from day to night, opt for this glitzy Ombre Sequin Top ($40) from Express. Pair with dark denim leggings and prepare to dance the night away.

For a more casual look, look for a peasant-style top with shimmering sequin accents. Pair this embellished Guess top ($45) with dark denim and glossy heels for drinks with the girls

Get your sparkle on


It’s almost summertime and you know what that means -- time to show off those toned gams! Highlight your sexy legs with these sequined miniskirts from Express.

This sequin-banded skirt ($70) can be dressed up with a blazer for the office or vamped up with a fitted V-neck tank for a night on the town (seen above).

Combine two hot summer trends -- color blocking and sequins -- for the ultimate sexy skirt ($60).

Get your sparkle on


Take a walk on the wild side on your next trip to Vegas with this Metallic Sequin Animal Print (seen above) dress from 2b ($40).

Or, for a more casual look, opt for the Sequin Tank dress from Express ($60). Take it from the beach to a romantic date night.

Get your sparkle on


Shorts have grown up a lot over the past few years. No longer are they just a casual, warm-weather piece of clothing. Shorts are being spotted on the runways and even in the clubs.

Spice up your summer wardrobe with these sexy Sequin Shorts from Express ($60). Pair them with an animal-print tank for a hot ensemble.

Get your sparkle on

Flip flops

Finally, a pair of flip flops that can easily transition from a beach day to an afternoon luncheon. The Sequin Flip Flop from Express ($25) is available in black or gold.

Get your sparkle on


Clutches are the hottest accessory of the summer -- especially when they feature sequins. Pick up this light gold sequined clutch (seen above) by Jessica McClintock ($45) for glam arm candy.

Or complete your ensemble with this fold-over Bead & Sequin Stripe Clutch ($23) from Forever 21.

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