Glossary: Sequins

Glossary: Sequins

Glossary: Sequins | The Cutting Class. Givenchy, AW14, Paris.

Givenchy, AW14, Paris.

Example of flat, long sequins used to embellish a garment from the Autumn-Winter 2014 collection at Givenchy. We commonly think of sequins as being the circular, cup-shaped style, but sequins come in many different shapes, sizes and textures and can be layered to create different effects.

Glossary: Sequins | The Cutting Class. Givenchy, AW14, Paris. Example of embellishment using the longer style, flat sequins.

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