How To Wear Glitter This Holiday Season Without Looking Like Everyone Else

Jinnie Lee

It's truly too bad that glitter, sequins, and all things shiny are generally reserved for the holiday season — if we had it our way, we'd dress for a festive dance floor year-round. But at the same time, we get it: The thing with max shine is that it's far too easy to go overboard.

Luckily, these offerings from Macy's hit the sweet spot: allowing the wearer to be seen without looking like too much — or getting lost in a sea of similarly sparkly partygoers. You might've caught them on our weekly IG Stories series Shopping Wednesdays, but we like these light-catching clothing and accessories so much that we're giving them another shoutout here.

With its midi length and long sleeves, this sequined cocktail dress is both modest and extravagant. <br> <br> <strong>Tahari ASL</strong> Sequin V-Neck Dress, $, available at <a href="https://www.macys.com/shop/product/tahari-asl-sequin-v-neck-dress?ID=10209469" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a>
With its midi length and long sleeves, this sequined cocktail dress is both modest and extravagant.

Tahari ASL Sequin V-Neck Dress, $, available at Macy's
When they go dark, we go...rainbow, which is a surefire strategy to stand out in a crowd of paillette dresses. <br> <br> <strong>Betsey Johnson</strong> Multicolored-Sequin Wrap Dress, $, available at <a href="https://www.macys.com/shop/product/betsey-johnson-multicolored-sequin-wrap-dress?ID=10287809" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a>
When they go dark, we go...rainbow, which is a surefire strategy to stand out in a crowd of paillette dresses.

Betsey Johnson Multicolored-Sequin Wrap Dress, $, available at Macy's
Similarly, throw these on for an instant boost of multicolored sparkle. <br> <br> <strong>INC International Concepts</strong> Gold-Tone Multicolor Crystal Velvet-Woven Statement Nec, $, available at <a href="https://www.macys.com/shop/product/i.n.c.-gold-tone-multicolor-crystal-velvet-woven-statement-necklace-18-3-extender-created-for-macys?ID=9692003" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a> <br> <br> <strong>INC International Concepts</strong> Gold-Tone Multicolor Baguette-Stone Stretch Bracelet, $, available at <a href="https://www.macys.com/shop/product/inc-gold-tone-multicolor-baguette-stone-stretch-bracelet-created-for-macys?ID=9692008" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a>
Similarly, throw these on for an instant boost of multicolored sparkle.

INC International Concepts Gold-Tone Multicolor Crystal Velvet-Woven Statement Nec, $, available at Macy's

INC International Concepts Gold-Tone Multicolor Baguette-Stone Stretch Bracelet, $, available at Macy's
A heel in an off-season magic-unicorn palette ensures that you won't get lost among the black sandals. <br> <br> <strong>Betsey Johnson</strong> Prince d'Orsay Evening Pumps, $, available at <a href="https://www.macys.com/shop/product/betsey-johnson-prince-dorsay-evening-pumps?ID=2424836&CategoryID=71123&cm_kws=2424836" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a> <br> <br> <strong>Nina</strong> Vanna Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://www.macys.com/shop/product/nina-vanna-sandals?ID=8548707&CategoryID=71123&cm_kws=8548707" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a> <br> <br> <strong>Thalia Sodi</strong> Roxxie Mules, $, available at <a href="https://www.macys.com/shop/product/thalia-sodi-womens-roxxie-mules-created-for-macys?ID=10224876&CategoryID=169950&cm_kws=10224876" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a> <br> <br> <strong>INC International Concepts</strong> Kenjay d'Orsay Pumps, $, available at <a href="https://www.macys.com/shop/product/inc-womens-kenjay-dorsay-pumps-created-for-macys?ID=2515365&CategoryID=71123&cm_kws=+2515365" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a>
A heel in an off-season magic-unicorn palette ensures that you won't get lost among the black sandals.

Betsey Johnson Prince d'Orsay Evening Pumps, $, available at Macy's

Nina Vanna Sandals, $, available at Macy's

Thalia Sodi Roxxie Mules, $, available at Macy's

INC International Concepts Kenjay d'Orsay Pumps, $, available at Macy's
One pair is for maximalists, the other for not-as-maximalists. Whichever you choose, they're guaranteed conversation-starters. <br> <br> <strong>Betsey Johnson</strong> Hematite-Tone Multicolor Pavé Open Heart Stud Earrings, $, available at <a href="https://www.macys.com/shop/product/betsey-johnson-hematite-tone-multicolor-pave-open-heart-stud-earrings?ID=10233749&CategoryID=55285&cm_kws=10233747-10233749" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a> <br> <br> <strong>BCBGeneration</strong> Hematite-Tone Multi-Crystal Cluster Round Drop Earrings, $, available at <a href="https://www.macys.com/shop/product/bcbgeneration-hematite-tone-multi-crystal-cluster-round-drop-earrings?ID=10233747" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a>
One pair is for maximalists, the other for not-as-maximalists. Whichever you choose, they're guaranteed conversation-starters.

Betsey Johnson Hematite-Tone Multicolor Pavé Open Heart Stud Earrings, $, available at Macy's

BCBGeneration Hematite-Tone Multi-Crystal Cluster Round Drop Earrings, $, available at Macy's
This family of glittery Kate Spade purses is the icing on the cake to any outfit. <br> <br> <strong>kate spade new york</strong> Burgess Court Chain Clutch, $, available at <a href="https://www.macys.com/shop/product/kate-spade-new-york-burgess-court-chain-clutch?ID=10224090" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a> <br> <br> <strong>kate spade new york</strong> Burgess Court Slim Bifold Wallet, $, available at <a href="https://www.macys.com/shop/product/kate-spade-new-york-burgess-court-slim-bifold-wallet?ID=10224114" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a> <br> <br> <strong>kate spade new york</strong> Mini Sylvia Glitter Crossbody, $, available at <a href="https://www.macys.com/shop/product/kate-spade-new-york-mini-sylvia-glitter-crossbody?ID=10224144" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a> <br> <br> <strong>kate spade new york</strong> Burgess Court Dome Cosmetic Case, $, available at <a href="https://www.macys.com/shop/product/kate-spade-new-york-burgess-court-dome-cosmetic-case?ID=10224102" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a>
This family of glittery Kate Spade purses is the icing on the cake to any outfit.

kate spade new york Burgess Court Chain Clutch, $, available at Macy's

kate spade new york Burgess Court Slim Bifold Wallet, $, available at Macy's

kate spade new york Mini Sylvia Glitter Crossbody, $, available at Macy's

kate spade new york Burgess Court Dome Cosmetic Case, $, available at Macy's

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