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During the holidays and beyond, sequins are a sure way to glam up everything from walls to wardrobes, Sarah Richardson says. And right now, sparkle is abundant

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WALL-TO-WALL WOW: If anyone knows how to make rooms pop, it’s U.K.-based wallpaper designer Tracy Kendall, who pushes the boundaries of what you expect a wall covering to be. Consisting of individually applied oversized sequins hanging from a paper backing, this charming paper is as ethereal as it is innovative. Large Sequins wallpaper by Tracy Kendall, $575 per square metre at Hollace Cluny (


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PILLOW TALK: While Fair Isle tends to conjure cozy Scottish sweaters, Anthropologie has put a fresh spin on the classic pattern. Printed on a pillow in large scale and embellished with sequins, this interpretation adds shimmer to a room in tastefully subtle doses. Sequined Fairisle Large Rectangle Pillow, $198 at Anthropologie (


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GLAM ON HEELS: Make your holiday outfit twinkle from head to toe: This dazzling pump in silver, black and gold is the perfect finishing touch for every LBD in your closet. Collection Etta Sequin Pumps, $350 at J.Crew (


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A DRESS TO IMPRESS: Shimmer your way into the New Year in this form-fitting cocktail dress from French Connection. With a demure cap sleeve and a plunging V-neck, it (and you) are bound to make an entrance. Moonray Sequin Dress, $258 at French Connection (


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A DAZZLING CURTAIN: Drapes made from this Decortex fabric, featuring wide-banded strips of tiny silver sequins, will add a glint of sparkle to your windows whenever the sun shines in. Decortex sequined fabric, $420 a yard at Lee Jofa showrooms (

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