By Emma White
While our holiday celebrations may look a little different this year, that doesn’t mean we should be dulling our festive sparkle. Make staying-in look just as glamorous as going-out with our round-up of the best sparkly tops.
We love the minimal effort involved with wearing a glitzy top. Easy to pair with your existing wardrobe, they’ll add an instant lift to any outfit, from casual jeans to faux-leather trousers. Choose a shirt or pussybow blouse for a sophisticated look, or opt for an embellished jumper for a cosy feel. Whatever your sparkly top preference is, our versatile edit will have you covered for every kind of festivity.
This year our favourite high street stores are glimmering with an array of metallic and sequinned tops. Whether you’re after an all-over shimmery sequin blouse, or a more subtle twinkly jumper, there’s a plethora of gorgeous party pieces to choose from. Perfect for toasting drinks over a festive zoom or having a boogie at home to your favourite seasonal tunes.
If you’re looking for more ways to bring shimmer and shine into your wardrobe, we have revealed what to wear this Christmas, including all our festive fashion favourites. Whether you’re looking for a glam get-up or laid-back luxe, our edit uncovers all the best looks on the high street this Christmas.
Don’t forget to get your hands on one of our favourite Christmas jumpers too! We have rounded up all the best Christmas jumpers for 2020. There’s even some shimmery options for that all important festive sparkle.
Shop our edit of sparkly tops, and shine your way through the season...
The best sparkly tops to shop now
& Other Stories Sparkling Puff Sleeve Sweater
Add a pop of colour with this fabulous sequin embellished jumper from the royal-approved high street brand, & Other Stories. Frequented by both the Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Sussex, we always turn to & Other Stories for guaranteed glam.
Boden Kitty Smocked Neck Blouse
A beautiful and versatile blouse that will look stylish paired with any outfit. Made in a breezy fabric and shape, this feminine piece is oh-so-comfortable too.
Anthropologie Maeve Maribella Sequinned Mock Neck Top
Provide instant glitz and glamour in this statement sequin top from fashion favourite, Anthropologie. In an easy-to-wear t-shirt style, the festive piece delivers shimmer and shine without compromising on comfort.
Sugarhill Brighton Rita Let’s Dance Sweater
Independent womenswear brand, Sugarhill Brighton create fun and stylish pieces in an ethical and sustainable way. The fabulous Let’s Dance Sweater, is made in their best-selling fit in a light-weight cotton mix. Perfect for dancing the night away, even if it is in your lounge!
M&S Sequin Long Sleeve Shirt
Why not go all-out in this wonderfully sparkly shirt from M&S’ Autograph range. The glamorous piece will instantly elevate any look this festive season. The flattering fit and cuffed sleeves get a big thumbs up from us.
Reiss Emmie Metallic Ruffle Blouse
Ooze glamour and sophistication in this ruffle neck blouse. Crafted from a fluid silk-blend, the gorgeous party piece feels just as luxurious as it looks.
White Stuff Twinkle Jumper
For a subtle touch of sparkle we have found the perfect shimmery jumper from the much-loved brand, White Stuff. Perfect for everyday wear in the lead up to Christmas, the lightweight jumper is also available in a beautiful pale pink.
Whistles Sada Champagne Sequin Top
Get in the party mood with this easy-to-wear sequin top from Whistles. The versatile piece can be dressed up with a matching skirt for a glamorous look, or dressed down with casual denim from your existing wardrobe. We love the fun and flirty puff sleeves.
Matalan Metallic Cold Shoulder Top
Shimmer and shine in Matalan’s asymmetric metallic top. Pair with the matching glittery trousers for a winning look, or mix and match with your favourite jeans or faux-leather trousers.
Hobbs Wren Tie Neck Metallic Blouse
This stunning blouse is woven with glittering stripes and features sheer billowing sleeves for a feminine feel. What’s more, it’s crafted from recycled polyester, so can shop sustainably this festive season.
Hush Etoile Jacquard Blouse
Go starry eyed in this beautiful star jacquard blouse. Made from sheer chiffon in a relaxed shape, we’ll be wearing ours layered over a cami and paired with faux-leather trousers for a casual yet chic look.
Mango Sequin Blouse
Big sleeves have been a top trend for 2020, and they’re perfect for party season. We love this all-over sequin blouse from Mango - it’s the perfect glitzy top to cater for every festive need.
Emma White is a freelance fashion and lifestyle writer. She has been working in the publishing industry since she graduated with an English Literature degree from the University of Southampton in 2018. Combining her love of writing and fashion, she started working as part of the fashion team at woman&home in early 2019 and now works across Womanandhome.com, Goodto.com, woman&home, Simply woman&home, Woman’s Weekly, Woman, Woman’s Own and Chat.
Emma writes about a broad range of fashion topics, including celebrity and royal fashion, trending seasonal styles, how to get designer looks for less on the high street, sustainable fashion and timeless wardrobe classics. When she isn’t writing she is probably shopping, looking for the latest must-have piece to update her wardrobe or home. She particularly loves to discover and support up and coming small businesses. You can follow what she gets up to with work and outside of work on her Instagram @emma_whitex
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