Metallics: Fresh Styling Ideas

Thanks to brands like Proenza Schouler, Altuzarra, Lanvin, and Givenchy showing metallic looks in their S/S 14 collections, this trend is sure to stick around for a while. Reflect upon these inspirational outfits, then click through for our shopping suggestions to keep you ahead of the pack.

Kate Bosworth

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Bosworth’s most recent collection for Topshop heavily featured metallics, so she knows the territory well. Here she pairs her own Foil Wrap Skirt ($170) and Buttermilk Leather Sweater ($210) with Stella McCartney Brooke Wedges ($955) in White, showing that metallics can be daytime-appropriate as long as you keep the palette pale.    

Kate Moss

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Never one to shy away from making a bold sartorial statement, Moss donned a floor-length silver duster recently in London. Note that she teams it with an all-black, high-necked romper and opaque tights keep the look grounded. The blue purse from her namesake Longchamp collection provides subtle interest. 

Cara Delevingne

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While celebrating in Rio this fall, Delevingne donned a slinky silver tank with a pair of skinny white leather pants.  Keeping the tank loose-fitting helps to counterbalance its sexiness, while her tousled hair and minimal jewellery provide a relaxed vibe.  Similar tanks here and here

Eva Chen

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Vanessa Jackman

During Fashion Week, Lucky's Editor-in-Chief boldly wore her rose gold Marc by Marc Celeste Metallic Leather Jacket ($1198) with a lime green midi skirt and Proenza Schouler Studded Degrade Leather Clutch ($1450). The result was a sunny and striking outfit that would brighten any fall day. 

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Giovanna Battaglia

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Vanessa Jackman

During Fashion Month, Battaglia threw a short-sleeved crinkled coat over a jacquard skirt and gold Gianvito Rossi Pumps ($578). The textured topper and full jacquard skirt keep the look regal, rather than garish. 

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Ashley Madekwe

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Madekwe cinches her simple, strapless Three Floor Jumpsuit with a metallic belt that matches her Moxham x Three Floor Mars choker.  The evening look is finished with a pair of simple strappy sandals from Saint Laurent

Kate Foley

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Vanessa Jackman

Donning a pair of metallic sandals over socks can add interest to a layered winter look as modelled here by Foley with her fluffy blue coat (similar here), red crossbody and all black basics.

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Oxana Ong

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Vanessa Jackman

Keeping the shape demure and the accessories minimal, this full-skirted gold dress is a wonderfully ladylike interpretation of the trend.  Ong scores extra points for mixing silver pumps with her gold dress. 

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Theyskens’ Theory

Silk Sequined Coat ($2340) in Multi

J. Crew

Strappy Mirror Metallic Pumps ($278) in Metallic Blush

Isabel Marant for H&M

Sequined Pants ($199) in Dark Grey

Sam Edelman

Jerome Metallic Oxfords ($150) in Soft Silver

Star of Wonder Jacquard Dress ($198) in Rose Gold

Avril Clutch ($450) in Green/Blue

Topshop

Metallic Foil T-Shirt Dress ($150) in Silver

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