3 Ways to Wear Metallic Clothing This Winter

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Now that the holidays are over, it can be tempting to go into Winter Blah Mode and retire your glitzy holiday wear until next year.  But, I’m here to tell you that, just because it’s no longer holiday season, that doesn’t mean that you have to let go of the glamour entirely!

In fact, one of the coolest ways to channel the fun of holiday fashion all winter long is by wearing metallic clothing.

Sleek and cool, with a slightly futuristic vibe, metallics are one of those trends that only look like they’re hard to wear! And, whether you choose to incorporate the trend into your wardrobe using sequins, lamé, or faux leather, you’ll find that, with the right styling, it’s actually quite an easy look to pull off.

Want to know how?  Just keep scrolling for three chic metallic clothing outfits!  

Related reading: How to Wear Sequins + Metallics (Plus Tips & Outfit Ideas)

Outfit #1: Metallic Skirt

Light heather-gray crewneck sweatshirt with black

Products: Sweatshirt – J.Crew, Skirt – Nordstrom, Earrings – Barneys Warehouse, Ring – J.Crew, Bag – Mango, Ankle Boots – Topshop

If you’re new to the metallic clothing trend, the best time to try it is when you’re already expected to get dressed up, perhaps for a night out with friends.

For this outfit, I decided to style a metallic pleated midi skirt with a cool graphic sweatshirt for a look that’s the perfect combination of glamour and laid-back-chic.

In terms of jewelry, if you want to keep things from looking over-the-top, go for just one or two statement-making pieces such as a lion’s head ring and/or a pair of drop earrings that incorporate Ultra Violet, Pantone’s Color of the Year.

To finish off this fun look, put on a pair of of-the-moment kitten-heel sock boots, and grab an elegant black clasp-closure bag.

Outfit #2: Metallic Top

Pink metallic sequin long-sleeved top with diagonal ruffle, light brown cross-body bag with gold chain shoulder strap and clasp, light-wash boyfriend jeans with small rip at knee, gold baguette stud earrings with clear stones, thin twisted gold ring with dark pink heart-shaped stone, thin gold ring with round opal and smaller round clear stone, thin gold ring with small round clear stone, gold cuff bracelet with a larger gold ball at one end and a smaller one at teh other, off-white faux-snakeskin ankle boots with round heel and round toe

Products: Top – Shopbop, Bag – H&M, Jeans – DKNY, Earrings – Nordstrom, Ring Set – Nordstrom Rack, Bracelet – Shopbop, Ankle Boots – Urban Outfitters

For an everyday way to wear metallics, why not try pairing a cute pink sequined top with light-wash boyfriend jeans?

Accessorize with a luxe shoulder bag in light brown suede, and add some dainty jewelry such as a sweet ring set and classy baguette stud earrings. Put on an asymmetrical cuff bracelet for a quirky touch. Finally, rock a unique pair of off-white faux-snakeskin ankle boots to complete the outfit.

Outfit #3: Metallic Puffer Jacket

Gold metallic puffer jacket with elasticized bottom, cognac-brown block-heel ankle boots, black faux leather motorcycle-detail leggings, oversized gray roll-neck sweater, oversized moss-green velvet weekender bag

Products: Jacket – H&M, Ankle Boots – Gap, Leggings – H&M, Sweater – Zara, Bag – Sole Society

If you’re feeling particularly bold, go for a stand-out metallic gold puffer jacket! Wear it over an ultra-cozy oversized roll-neck sweater and edgy faux-leather motorcycle-detail leggings for an interesting juxtaposition of aesthetics.

Put on a pair of beautiful cognac-brown suede ankle boots, and lastly, put everything you need for the day in a plush oversized velvet weekender bag.

What do you think?

Would you wear metallic clothing? If so, how would you style it? Which of these looks is your favorite?

Let me know in the comments!

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