Lifestyle & Beauty Writer
It takes a lot of guts to carry off a funky trend like metallic. It's bold, flashy and loud. If you're looking to make a style statement this festive season, we suggest you give the metallic trend a shot. With the right accessories and makeup, you'll be looking like a million dollar baby in no time! Here are 6 uber-stylish ways to wear metallic this season.
Since metallic is very strong and loud, you may feel a bit sceptical about sporting this trend. However, here's an idea. To carry this look off, simply blend it with another trend. The key here is to create a balance of contrast between the two outfits. Once you've got the balance right, you can mix match the outfits to create a new combination for yourself!
Get the Look: (From Left to Right) Black Thread Metallic Earrings ( Rs. 249), River Island Black Asymmetric Clutch (Rs. 1,790), Veronica Gold Sequin Skirt (Rs. 1,149), Bow Twist Top (Rs. 549), KOOVS Glitter Point Necklace (Rs. 495), Zara Tabular Sandals (Rs. 3,990)
Crop tops are the 'in' trend right now. They're adorable, chic and uber stylish. Pair the metallic crop with a trendy high-waist neutral coloured skirt, or tone it down by adding a dark navy bluish high-waist denim pair of jeans. Both looks work brilliantly well with the crop top.
Get the Look: (From Left to Right) Trinketbag Golden Danglers & Drop (Rs. 499), Footilicious Strappy Metallic Wedges (Rs. 1,699), Zara Mid-rise Capri Length Jeans (Rs. 2,990) Nautical Sweet Crop Top (Rs. 470), Golden Bow Sling Bag (Rs. 1,680), Blueberry Metal Gladiator Cuff (Rs. 399)
Not the kind of animal print you've got in mind - this one's got a metallic touch to it! Go for prints that have elemental shades of bronze and silver that give it a vintage type of finish. After that, club it with a basic hue like white or black to create a colour balance.
Get the Look: (From Left to Right) Cara Leggings (Rs. 1,999), Zara Animal Print tee Shirt (Rs. 1,990), Boho Faux Stone Ring (Rs. 409), Miss Bennett Black Clutch (Rs. 879), Lara Karen Silver Belly Shoes (Rs. 899)
If metallic outfits aren't your thing, you can always opt for metallic shaded sandals. If you’re a woman who is gaga about shoes, adding this pair to your collection is a must! If you're worried about the outfit's colour, neutral always works best. Trust us, at a party or a coffee date, these sparkling babies are bound to grab eyeballs!
Get the Look: (From Left to Right) Krafftwork Silver Alloy Necklace (Rs. 699), Voylla Silver Bracelet (Rs. 4090), All Stripe Playsuit (Rs. 849), Casino Royale Bag (Rs. 849), Done by None Metal Trim Ankle Flats (Rs. 1,895)
A metallic bag is something that compliments and adds character to your outfit - you should totally bag a metallic bag! It instantly glams up your outfit and transforms you into a chic, sophisticated fashionista.
Get the Look: (From Left to Right) Rizir Silver Necklace (Rs. 570), Girly Bow Ring (Rs. 99), Mandy Pink Dress (Rs. 899), Haute Metallic Silver Envelope Clutch (Rs. 2933), Steve Madden Silver Stilettos (Rs 2,500)
Nothing makes an outfit stand out more than adding a few statement accessories to it. Instead of wearing your regular ones, opt for a shade that’s gutsy and bold. Let your jewellery do all the talking on this one.
Get the Look: (From Left to Right) Accessorize Ollie The Owl Bag Metallics Sling Bag (Rs. 3,695), KOOVS Asymmetric Strap Court Shoes (Rs. 1,895), Nora black dress (Rs. 1,749) River Island White/Golden Metal Necklace ( Rs. 1161), River Island Golden Metal Ring (Rs. 590), Metallic Finish iPhone 5/5S Phone Cover (Rs. 700)
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