I haven’t been so drawn to metallics since the early aughts, when I considered buying a silver Cambridge Satchel Co. bag (do you remember that brand?), and either Prada or Dries Van Noten or maybe both featured an entire collection of mirrored metallic pieces. This season, I’ve acquired these metallic jeans from Veronica Beard (look for less with these), this metallic turtleneck from J. Crew, and this sequined metallic skirt from La Ligne, and I’m now eyeing this metallic ribbed turtleneck to go with the skirt (or maybe this less expensive option from J. Crew).
I’ve mentioned this several times in the past few weeks, but what I love about this trend is that you can achieve a festive look with virtually no effort. Pair any of these pieces with a black skirt, a white button-down, your favorite jeans and — poof! You’re a festive goddess! A mood board for inspo below.
Below, my top picks for nailing the metallic look.
01. MAJESTIC FILATURES TURTLENECK // 02. PRADA HAIR CLIP // 03. BODEN TURTLENECK // 04. JENNIFER BEHR HEADBAND // 05. VERONICA BEARD STRAIGHT-LEG JEANS // 06. BANANA REPUBLIC TINSEL MINI SKIRT // 07. GAP OPAQUE GLITTER TIGHTS // 08. BOTTEGA VENETA CLUTCH // 09. ULLA JOHNSON DRESS // 10. CARA CARA DRESS // 11. ZARA SWEATER (ALSO AVAILABLE IN CARDI FORMAT) // 12. J. CREW TURTLENECK // 13. DRIES VAN NOTEN STRAPLESS TOP // 14. ZARA HEELS // 15. BANANA REPUBLIC SKIRT // 16. GAP JEANS
Not seen above, but this head-to-toe situation from Banana is major. Love the draping. And a couple of metallic jean alternatives to consider: these Ramy Brooks, these kick flares, and these slouchy-straight J. Crews.
P.S. The ugly footwear trend. (I’m on board…)
P.P.P.S. The feeling of visiting a place you lived in for a long time.
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