Spring is approaching fast! Daylight saving time just went into effect and I couldn’t be more excited! I hated getting off work at 4:30 and it was already dark. I don’t know what it is but during the work week after the sun goes down I feel like it’s time to call it a day and head home. But my favorite season is almost here so I’m lookin’ to get my Spring wardrobe in order. There will be several spring trend posts in the coming weeks so get ready!
Metallic is one of the biggest trends for Spring and its has been popping up all over the runway. I’m not just talking about the traditional gold and silver metallics; the garments include beautiful iridescent pastel colors (pastels are a weakness of mine). Everything from coats, shimmering pencil skirts to delicate brocade jackets. Check out some of the looks!
Pastel metallic coat from Burberry Prorsum S/S ’13 and Roccobarocco S/S ’13.
Textured metallic peplum skirt from Badgley Mischka S/S ’13.
Sporty metallic skirt from DKNY S/S ’13.
Sporty metallic top from Alexander Wang S/S ’13.
Now, many of these pieces are hundreds of dollars so if you’re pockets are filled with more lint than moola like mine you need some more affordable options. I found some dope metallic pieces online.
Metallic Leather Fringed Top, $127.16 Double Metallic Chain Bracelets, $16.95
Gold Fever Metallic Gold Dress, $56 Ladakh Glam Black Brocade Dress, $79
Palace of Versailles Pink Lace Mini Skirt, $31
Royal Highness Metallic Skirt, $30 Chrono Jewels Metallic Mint Green Watch, $23
You can also incorporate metallic into your make-up looks.
You can use neutral shimmery tones or be bright and bold!
Gorgeous. Are you feelin’ the metallic trend?