Sequins are the perfect way to stand out in the heat this summer, and with sequins playing a starring role in SS13's high-shine metallic trend, you'll be channelling runway fashion too. Here we introduce Team LBD's pick of the top 5 sequin dresses to see you through the summer months in both style AND shine!

Take a tip from sequin-lover Taylor Swift and shine centre-stage in a silver sequin mini dress. At just £55, this stunning dress from Aftershock London is perfect to shed light on your summer wardrobe!

Get the look: Aftershock London Ayan Party Dress in Silver, £55.

If awards season glamour is more your style, take inspiration from Amy Adams in a beautiful blue sequin maxi dress, the epitome of Hollywood glamour. Almost identical and with a much friendlier price tag is this dazzling dress from Ruby Ray. Next stop — the red carpet!

Get the look: Ruby Ray Blue Sequin Evening Dress, £240.

For lovers of understated, chic designs copy Lea Michele in a nude sequin maxi dress complete with a plunging neckline and cut-out back. To transform into a glimmering goddess, go for this sequin maxi dress from Kelly Ewing.

Get the look: Kelly Ewing Lily Dress in Nude, £150.

Can't resist amping up the attitude? Clash sequins with animal prints to accentuate your attitude as well as your figure. Paris Hilton shows how it's done in a dress strikingly similar to this daring design from Ruby Ray. Unleash your inner party animal in style this summer!

Get the look: Ruby Ray Animal Stripe Sequin Dress, £199.

Sequins aren't strictly for summer's stand-out events, they work just as well for laid-back looks too. Jessica Simpson struts her stuff in sequins for a stylish summer day look, and now you can too with this shirt-style sequin dress from Jarlo.

Get the look: Jarlo Angelene Gold Bronze Sequin Dress, £107.

Shop our collection of sequin dresses here.