How To Style The Metallic Trend This Fall

Still obsessing over all the metallic pieces on and off the runway this fall? Same. From glittery golds to shiny silvers, metallic styles never fail to be eye-catching. Here are twelve  pieces to help you emulate elevated fashion week looks on a college budget.

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8 Other Reasons The Kenny Top

The quintessential going out tank, this top from 8 Other Reasons is the perfect introduction to the metallic trend. It has a shape which is emphasized by the shine and scoops in all the right places too.


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Sassie Pointed Toe Pump

A high heel is always a classic so why not add a metallic flare to it! Match it with other shiny pieces or pair it with something more muted. 

Available in Silver, Lilac and Purple


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H&M Glittery Skirt

This short glittery skirt is the perfect addition to a late summer wardrobe, or can work in the cooler temperatures paired with tights! It’s silver without sequins, making for a unique look and texture to the material. 


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H&M Short Sequin Dress

This dress from H&M is covered in sequins and the perfect going out dress. Similar options in different colors and styles are also available on the website for similar prices.


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ASOS Design Jersey Sequin Suit

This suit can be bought together or separately, depending on your personal style and function. The rose gold offers a different feel from traditional yellow or white gold, making sure you will stand out wherever you are.


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H&M Beaded Handbag

This bag is the perfect size for all your daily essentials. Whether you’re going out for the night or running errands the baubles on this handbag are guaranteed to pop under the sunlight or UV and LED lights.


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Zara Metallic Knit Dress

Not a big fan of the standard silver and gold metallics? How about this shimmery pink dress from Zara? The satiny finish allows for a slightly more subdued shine that feels easier to wear day to day, but you could always pair it with a fun accessory!


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ASOS Design Stable Snaffle Detail Slingback Heeled Shoes

This chunky heel is a gold girl’s ideal introduction to metallic clothing and shoes. From the white gold faux-leather to the warmer tones in the hardware, you can’t go wrong with this semi-professional, semi-glamorous slingback. 


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Mango Oval Short Handle Bag

This shoulder bag is a great introduction to silver metallic and would look perfect with hands and arms full of silver jewelry, or paired with a metallic top or dress for an eye-catching ensemble.


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ASOS Design Annorlunda Metallic Pants in Lime

Another atypical color, ASOS has you covered with these lime green pants. The cropped straight leg makes them perfect for sandals, as seen above, or a pair of sneakers.


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Lovers and Friends Rhode Cami

This golden tank has a beautiful scoop neck which accentuates the shine of the metallic material. Perfect to match with more warm toned pieces whether or not they’re also metallic.


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Zara Short Sequin Dress

Another non-traditional, these dark green sequins pick up light beautifully while turning black in the shadows. The long sleeves with the short skirt make for a powerful statement, as they embody femininity.


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