Yeah, I’m Sparkly: Visible Monday

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I already boasted about my thrift find of the week: A 1990’s, fully sequined swing jacket, with tags on! The tags are Neiman Marcus, so there’s that too. Some sparkly woman must have decided this was just a little too much sparkle for her.

Welcome to Visible Monday. If you want to participate, it’s so easy: just go to the bottom of this post for the how-to. Please be kind and leave a link to Not Dead Yet Style in your post.

It is super-dressy by nature, so I think I’ll be styling it with more casual pieces, lest I get that Grandmother of the Bride vibe. Here I combined the jacket with my AllSaints cropped trousers (similar), a plain black tee (sim) and a fabulous necklace created by Suzanne Carillo (link). I’d welcome your styling suggestions!

sparkle jacket

I had to include her furry Majesty, sleeping where I need to work.


Love the sparkles. I can wear it with jeans just as well.


The guidelines to participate in the Visible Monday Link-Up are so simple:

    1. Whoever wants to can join in! Just compose a post that includes any outfit, accessory, piece of jewelry, hairstyle, cosmetic or other adornment that makes you feel more confident, alive and visible that day.
    2. Include a link to Not Dead Yet Style somewhere in your post.
    3. Go to the bottom of this post and click on the InLinkz button “Add Your Link”. It should open a new page.
    4. In the “Next Step”, you crop the pic (easy tool) you want to display, and you’re done!


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Stay fabulous,


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  1. Patti the sparkles are super gorgeous – the cropped pants are just the right length too,
    who doesn’t want to show a bit of ankle…??!! hehe
    (I’m so behind with my comments this week, I’m so sorry! The tab for your blog has been open all week, just waiting patiently…!)

    Thank you for hosting my lovely
    Catherine x

  2. Ohhh!! This jacket is just so fabulous! So many way to dress it up or down, I’m pretty sure you’re gonna get a lot of wear out of it!


    Tamara –

  3. Such a fabulous statement piece and you’ve styled it with just the right vibe. After seeing yours earlier this week on IG, I almost bought myself a sparkly jacket at a local thrift store today but I passed because I knew I wouldn’t it justice like you have with yours. Thanks for your inspirations and for helping us stay Visible!


  4. Don’t you just love such thrift finds – great quality, and brand new item that fits you and your style! Really great look, Patti – elegant, ready for anything!

  5. Oh my gosh Patti! You won’t believe this..I actually purchased that jacket at Neimans, (love it by the way!) couldn’t find a place to wear it and consigned it, with the Neiman Tags on it. I’d love to think somehow it made it to you. I know that’s a long shot, but how cool would that be?? Anyhow, I wish I had your vision at the time; you styled it up fabulously!

  6. Lets sparkle Patti. I love contrasting sequins with basics like you do here. I got a lobster sweatshirt. Lobster is blue sequins. Just imagine….:) No granny styling here, cool boots you are wearing with it. <3 Guess what: my NYC week is coming up….yay! Thanks for hosting and happy Monday. xo Sabina

  7. Are you modeling in your new home Patti? You look the schtar, that’s for sure. How about with a bathing suit? Or a house dress? Or a …

  8. What a great find that blazer was! Sequins work best as casual attire as you’ve proved beautifully! xxx

  9. Hey Patti! I was thinking that maybe this jacket would be nice layered under a vest. That would tamp down on some of the sparkly but you would still have sparkly arms and maybe it would peek out a bit around the collar or a bit in front. I’m very curious to see how you wear it since I find sparkly clothes and even sparkly jewelry makes me look very dressed up. Thanks for hosting as always!


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