As this year-unlike-any-other comes to a welcome end, many of us will be celebrating the upcoming holidays in some way. Regardless of our plans, I still plan to dress up out of respect for tradition and simply because it makes me feel special. Wearing a sequin top inspires me to want to have a dance party, even if it is in the kitchen by myself! It is especially important right now to find ways to feel attractive and help elevate our mood, and a festive velvet, metallic or sequin top can do just that. Pair that flirty blouse with your favorite denim or elevated joggers and you will look fabulous and feel comfortable, whether you are having a quiet New Year’s Eve celebration with your partner or an intimate family Christmas or Hanukkah dinner.

Here are my top ten pics for chic blouses guaranteed to help you get your holiday mojo on. Lots of velvet and sequin styles are still fully stocked as I write, which is unusual to find in December. All of my selections, many of which are under $100, are from Bloomingdales, which is having their Friends & Family sale going on this week.




This cropped black multi colored sequin top is lined and has a relaxed fit with a scoop back. Would look great paired with dressier joggers. 25% off with Bloomingdales Friends & Family thought 12/14.

Sanctuary Sequin Top $66.75



The scarf detail at the neck and subtle print on this chic silk blend blouse from ALLSAINTS will look fabulous paired with black denim. Half off right now at Bloomingdales.

Cesey Viola Crossover Top $112

This dramatic open back sequined top from Free People has a loose fit and festive sleeves. Pair with high waisted denim. 25% off with Bloomingdales Friends & Family thought 12/14.

Moonstruck Sequined Open Back Top $96

With shirred shoulders, velvet fabric and white buttons, this red velvet top screams holiday. 25% off with Bloomingdales Friends & Family thought 12/14.

State Velvet Button-Front Top $51.75

With its champagne color and flared cuffed sleeves, this sequin blouse from Whistles is elegant and fun. Half off right now.

Sada Sequined Top $110


The gorgeous diamond and striped embroidery on this Johhny Was velvet top has flutter sleeves and a boho feel. 25% off with Bloomingdales Friends & Family through 12/14.

Ruah Velvet Flutter Sleeve Top $187.50

The v-neck and knotted front on this pullover blouse has lurex in the fabric for extra shine. It will be figure flattering and comfy. A bargain at under $30 – more than half off right now with Bloomingdales Friends and Family through 12/14.

Sanctuary Knot Interested Top $26.55

This mulled wine colored velvet top looks sophisticated and easy to wear. 25% off with Bloomingdales Friends & Family through 12/14.

Karl Lagerfeld Paris Velvet Top $59.60

This beautiful satin metallic shirt from Lauren Ralph Lauren is stunning in navy. Could be worn untucked with denim or dressed up as shown. 25% off through 12/14 with Bloomingdales Friends and Family.

Lauren Ralph Lauren Satin Metallic Shirt $93.75

This timeless sequin top will look great for any upcoming holiday celebration. 25% off with Bloomingdales Friends & Family through 12/14.

BB Dakota x Steve Madden Sequin Top $51.75

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