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For 2016,


continue on favoured fashion status-

generating a “razzmatazz’ factor to any article of clothing.



Of shine, sparkle and shimmer quality

metallic pieces

are of visual and textural interest.


Add a glam and glow metallics feature piece

as a wardrobe essential;

pair with a contrasting material type for

a modern look of mixed fabrication.



Go with the Glow Flow



Off-runway flash

Iridescent green

dress with gentle pleating, mock turtle neck, long sleeves

with black accents: 

wide width belt, oversized bell bottom trousers

metallic, pleated dress, over wide leg trousers, from Loewe, image from styledumondecom

(image from styledumonde.com)

Shiny-penny bronze

dress of crinkly material, cinched waist and full skirt

rolled short sleeves and V-neck

accessory:  silver, pointed toe pumps

metallics, dress, bronze, crushed fabrication, fashionforwomancom

(image from fashionforwoman.com)

Crushed silver

short sleeve, round neck top

paired with dove-grey, knit close fit trousers

metallic, silver, top, short sleeve, dailmailcouk

(image from dailymail.co.uk)

Clean lines

copper trousers paired with white: shirt/blazer

metallics, trousers, bronze, mamiskincare.net

(image from mamiskincare.net)


Grecian dress cascading in easy folds

metallics, maxi dress, silver, mangocom

(image from mango.com)

Top:  silver sequin shimmmer

metallics, sequins, top, silver, glamradar.com sequined-silver-top

(image from glamorradar.com)

Berry hues

radiant raspberry red, A-line skirt

metallics, A line skirt, raspberry, fashionforwomancom

(image from fashionforwoman.com)

Shoe show-shine

pavement stompers

high gloss, silver shoes

pointed with tassel detail

hoes, silver metallic with tassels,

(image from whowhatwear)

An array

  1. silver pointed toe, heeled pumps

2. silver stiletto heel strappy sandals with graphic print detail

(worn with blue/black contrast colour anklets, Yeah!)

3. kelly-green shine, peep-toe high heels

metallic-shoes, fashionforwomancom

(image from fashionforwoman.com)


On-runway lustre


Pewter hue

by designer, Isabel Marant

Spring 2016

draw-string trousers

metallics, trousers, isabel marant, s 16_

metallics, trousers, isabel marant, s 16, voguecom

light weight cover-up with draw-string hood

gathered sleeve-hem

metallics, cover up, isabel marant, s16, voguecom

cross-over closure top

metallics, top, isabel marant, s16_


All a-glow

by designer, Jonathan Anderson

for Loewe, a / w 2015

silver, loose fit jacket with buckle-clasp detail

metallics, silver, jacket, black buckle clasp detail, loewe, f 16, voguecom

sapphire blue, full skirt with soft pleats

metallics, skirt, pleated, loewe, fall 2015 027-loewe

(runway images from vogue.com)