Joe Fresh x The Style Common

Top & heels c/o Joe Fresh, jeans c/o James Jeans, bag c/o Mary Nichols
blazer c/o Spank, necklace c/o Brooklyn Designs

Technically, I’m kind of a hybrid between an hourglass and an athletic body type, but even with my uniquely extreme proportions, I’ve always identified with the sporty dressing of tall, Amazon-like fitness fanatics like Cameron Diaz (even if I’m a few inches short of her height).

What’s more, all I have on the event calendar for what remains of the holiday season are casual parties: whether it’s drinks with my friends or a house party for New Year’s, there’s never really been a better time to tap into the boyish yet sleek aesthetic that athletic body types pull off so well.

Since this Joe Fresh sequin-adorned top kind of does the talking on its own, I thought I’d keep it streamlined elsewhere with my outfit: a cropped and fitted blazer, coated skinnies, elegant heels, a basic bag and minimal jewelry kept the focus on the top, making it an easy yet standout look for a casual get-together!

Check out my fellow The Style Common girls Alicia, Jen T. and Jen P. for more sequins-styling inspiration and tips on dressing for your body type!

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  1. 12.28.12
    Rebecca said:

    I super LOVE how you mixed that chic sparkly number in a classic blazer look like this….I'm a big fan! HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!


  2. 12.28.12
    Heather said:

    I love how you made the sequin top look so subtle with the use of the blazer. I might have to try this out. Hope you have a VERY Happy New Year!


  3. 12.28.12

    You look great! I like how you styled your sequin shirt for the daytime! It can be hard to pull off, but you definitely did it!

  4. 12.28.12
    Heidi said:

    I love the color of that top, beautiful on you. -Heidi

  5. 12.28.12

    I love the sequined top!! It's such a great piece and definitely perfect for a new years eve gathering! You all styled it perfectly, love it with your blazer

  6. 12.28.12

    Very nice! The sequins are great.

    I can see why you likened yourself to Diaz. 🙂

  7. 12.28.12

    I am loving the monochromatic color scheme, so pretty!! Hope you have a Happy New Year!

  8. 12.28.12

    I love your sequinned top! 🙂

  9. 12.28.12
    Petra said:

    Beautiful Outfit. Love your amazing sequin top. I love sequin details special in the holiday season. Its perfect.
    Thank you very much Alexandra for your comment on my blog. I appreciate that a lot.
    Wish you a lovely day.
    xo, Petra

  10. 12.28.12

    great look, you look stunning!

  11. 12.28.12

    the gold top is amazing!

    xo jenny
    my blog // my facebook page // shop my closet

  12. 12.29.12
    danni said:

    this is great! I love how you four lovely ladies styled the top in such unique ways! xo

  13. 12.29.12
    Marisa said:

    I'm having so much fun seeing you girls style this top! I love how you brought out the warmth of the rose gold with tan and chocolate brown.


  14. 12.29.12

    Love the way you've styled this sequin tank – looks fantastic!

    Kate xo

  15. 12.29.12

    Love how you styled these joe fresh items! Love that brand!

  16. 12.29.12

    Well you know how I love Joe Fresh, and this sequin tank is no exception! I like how you've styled it, right down to the rolled up cuffs on your jacket. You always dress to flatter your shape, strong and curvy!

    I'm a new follower Alexandra! Upgrading from the archaic bookmark system that has served me so well for years, LOL.

    Sue xo

  17. 12.29.12
    Well... said:

    You look simply amazing Alexandra! Love that sequined top <3

    Trendy Teal

  18. 12.29.12

    love these looks! i'm obsessed with joe fresh, i hope we get it in la soon!

  19. 12.29.12
    FG said:

    I found your blog and I am your new follower, I hope you follow me back!
    Perfect outfit 🙂
    Big kiss from Portugal

  20. 12.29.12

    love how the sequined top adds a little glam to any outfit! Happy Holidays!

  21. 12.29.12

    love the outfit! the gold top is gorgeous!


  22. 12.29.12

    Such a lovely post, I like these pictures so much! 🙂

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  23. 12.29.12

    Such a lovely post, I like these pictures so much! 🙂

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  24. 12.29.12
    Ali Hval said:

    These pictures are so well taken; I just love the light and the sharpness of them. Really caught my eye!

    That glitter top is so pretty, and I love the cognac, too!

  25. 12.29.12
    Carmen said:

    Great outfit, the way you combined that top makes it even more special 🙂

  26. 12.29.12

    soooo gorgeous!! love your blog!

  27. 12.29.12

    You are amazing!


  28. 12.29.12

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! 😀

    xoxo Nancy S.

  29. 12.29.12

    i LOVE this! everyone's style is so unique and i adore each way this darling sequin top was used in all the looks. Alex, you're SO purdy!!!! Joe Fresh has never looked so good. great share on shapes too, i find it challenging sometimes to know what works for my own body type. it can be a bit daunting but when you have insp like this it makes the job of getting dressed each day that much easier! thanks girls!! xo ♥

  30. 12.29.12
    Stefani said:

    Love sequined top with blazer! Great casual but chic outfit!

  31. 12.29.12
    MizzJ said:

    Great job on making something as splashy as a sequin top perfect for the everyday. I also think it's really great how you mixed so many different textures to make this monochromatic outfit interesting 🙂

    Happy new year!

  32. 12.30.12
    Ramona said:

    I love this combo of sequins and boyish,it's just my cup of tea 🙂 the sequin jumper couldn't be in more gorgeous color. It looks so lovely with your paired look and I think it's so versatile piece to have in wardrobe.

    Hope you had a wonderful Holidays!
    Happy New Year!

    p.s. after Christmas I caught a cold, this evening I feel much better so I thouht I have to visit my lovely bloggers.

    xoxo Ra

  33. 12.30.12
    amuseume said:

    Love this collaboration with Joe Fresh! They're seriously one of my favourite stores with such great prices. Love the sequins; super festive and super cute. I wish I could say my body type was athletic since it would imply that I do some sort of physical activity… but who am I kidding? I think I envy your work ethic the most!


  34. 1.3.13

    love your glittery top! the colour is fantastic 🙂

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