Golden Glamour

Taking the LBD up a notch

The holidays might still be a ways away, but fall gala season is just kicking up its heels.

The standard LBD may not cut it; some occasions – like this year’s Women to Watch Awards – call for a little more sparkle. Well, raise the curtain and cue the glitter and sequins.

While the mere mention of those may have some cowering in the corner of a dressing room, fret not. You can easily direct this trend towards Hollywood glamour and away from Vegas showgirl. Whether your style is a full-on sequin gown, a shimmery fabric, or a few well-placed metallic accents, it’s the one time of year when too much is a good thing. So, sequin up and shine on!

Oleg Cassini sequin DRESS ($168), available at Jess James + Co.; emerald EARRINGS ($35), available at Camille’s of Wilmington


Blush rose gold GOWN ($235) and shimmer drop EARRINGS ($25), available at Camille’s of Wilmington


Jovani black DRESS ($175) and rose gold EARRRINGS ($34), both available at Camille’s of Wilmington


 ’70s metallic floral print pencil SKIRT ($85), gold knit SWEATER ($75), and gold EARRINGS ($48), all available at Jess James + Co.

MODEL: Tyler Moore
HAIR: Ramsey Tobey (Beauty Bar Boutique)
MAKEUP: Brittani Antoinette (Wilhelmina Artists)
STYLE ASSISTANT: Gabriella Vitagliano
FURNITURE: Relic Vintage Rentals

To view more of stylist Brandy Alexander, go to @brandyalexanderr. To view more of photographer Melissa Hebert’s work, go to

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Categories: Style