The Metallics Trend to Wear in 2016

Metallics are good as gold and here we present the best of the trend on a silver plate to you.

Metallics are good as gold when you want to give your style a bit of spark.

Brought back from the interesting fashion eras that the 80s and the 90s were, metallics attract and reflect light while making a bold statement about your sartorial preferences.

Usually reserved to accessories and shoes, however this season metallics were everywhere. From the beauty look at Prada to pleated metallic skirts at 3.1 Phillip Lim and jackets at Gucci Pre-Fall 2016, designers have fully embraced this trend.

Now, limiting metallic shades to your usual gold and silver would be restrictive (and too much of an 80s throwback to stay within the realm of good taste).

There is a silver lining to that, as fashion technology and trends have allowed designers to further their metallic offering and the possibilities are now infinite.

Here we present to you the best metallic trends of 2016 to wear right now.

  •  J.W.ANDERSON Ruched Metallic Skirt
    J.W.ANDERSON Ruched Metallic Skirt

    Price: £435.00

    J.W. Anderson is an Irish designer who made it onto the mainstream fashion scene thanks to his gender-blurring designs and masterful fabric technique.

    His savoir-faire and flair for the next covetable item landed him the role of Creative Director at one of the oldest fashion houses in the world, Loewe.

    In this ruffled metallic skirt, we find all the elements that Jonathan Anderson is famous for: his use of ruffles, fabric gathering and impeccable tailoring.

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  • Reebok Classic Gold Trainers
    Reebok Classic Gold Trainers

    Price: £62.00

    A classic so timeless the fashion world went crazy for them, these Reebok Classic Gold Trainers are the easy way to inject some spark into your style.

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  • Club L Metallic Bralet in Rosegold
    Club L Metallic Bralet in Rosegold

    Price: £15.00

    It shouldn’t be only the iPhone that gets in on the rose gold fun, a metallic in its own right.

    When worn by itself, this bralet from ASOS can be on the risqué side, however it can also make a great addition on top of a shirt.

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  • Little Mistress Iridescent Flat Clutch
    Little Mistress Iridescent Flat Clutch

    Price: £25.00

    Iridescence has been a trend in recent years, which is great for us as it also happens to be a shade of metallics.


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  • GANT Metallic Cable Crewneck Jumper
    GANT Metallic Cable Crewneck Jumper

    Price: £70.00

    Was: £110.00

    If you are looking for a subtle way to adopt the metallics trend, this GANT sweater is the answer to your dilemma.

    Its understated silver hue and crewneck style make it a wardrobe essential.

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  • Mango Metallic Skirt
    Mango Metallic Skirt

    Price: £35.99

    Another metallic skirt but this time it comes at a budget-friendly price and in a mini a-line shape we can’t get enough of.

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  • ASOS SPACE Pointed Heels
    ASOS SPACE Pointed Heels

    Price: £38.00

    For your formal occasions, these block heel flats from ASOS will be your go-to pair of shoes.

    The pair sport a modern twist thanks to their metallic finish, which won’t leave you looking like a goody-two-shoes.

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  • 3.1 Phillip Lim Gilet
    3.1 Phillip Lim Gilet

    Price: £296.00

    Was: £689.00

    Phillip Lim is adored and revered in the world of fashion as his designs are tasteful, contemporary and uber-feminine.

    This gilet from the designer with its metallic insert is for those among us who wouldn’t commit fully to the trend yet crave originality.

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