Fashion Hi-Gloss By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on February 27, 2012 @ 03:31PM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Time Inc Digital Studio Hi-Gloss 01 of 08 WHY WE LOVE IT MCV Photo With so many designers referencing the sea this season, there was an abundance of fabrics radiating iridescence, opalescence and water as if lit by moonlight. Though the glow tends to be more muted thanred-carpet ready, all the better to light up real life-with subtlety. HOW TO WEAR ITWhen sequins were first strewn across day wear, doubters scoffed. Today, it?s no big deal to shimmer 24/7. Go with pearly colors in uncomplicated silhouettes. One shiny piece is sufficient. Avoid pink or red lips but not bronzer-shimmer really glows with a tan, however you achieve it. Photos: (left to right) Giorgio Armani, Theyskens' Theory, Chanel, Reed Krakoff 02 of 08 Topshop Skirt Time Inc Digital Studio Polyester chiffon, $56; topshop.com. 03 of 08 H&M Top Time Inc Digital Studio Acrylic-cotton, $60; hm.com for stores. 04 of 08 Michael Michael Kors Dress Time Inc Digital Studio Cotton with paillettes, $195; at select Michael Kors stores. 05 of 08 Fendi Sandals Time Inc Digital Studio Metallic leather with wood, $695; 212-759-4646. 06 of 08 Express T-Shirt Time Inc Digital Studio Sequined polyester, $60; express.com. 07 of 08 BCBGeneration Maxidress Time Inc Digital Studio Polyester lamé, $148; at BCBGeneration. 08 of 08 Alexander Wang Clutch Time Inc Digital Studio Perch-skin rhodium hard-ware, $875; 212-977-9683.