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Hi/Lo: Metallic Oxfords, Loafers & Brogues

Sensible shoes don’t have to be boring! The latest menswear-inspired oxfords, loafers and brogues walked the high fashion runways in an array of gleaming metallics, but as much as I love a pair of gold or silver shoes, I don’t want them to cost me my weight in gold and silver either. Luckily, the metallic trend has trickled down — here are affordable alternatives to five pairs of high-shine designer kicks.

Must Haves: 10 Perfect Metallic Pieces

I don’t know if it’s leftover Olympic fever or what, but I am obsessing over metallic styles right now. Whether it’s a gold skinny belt, a beautiful bronze dress, or a show-stopping silver motorcycle jacket, I want it all. Care to join me in my metallic mania? Click through for 10 amazing pieces guaranteed to add some edge to your fall wardrobe…

Trend Spotting: Metallics Rule At Paris Fashion Week

The big takeaway from the French collections? Lots of shine. There was a stunning silver suit at Balenciaga, gold dresses and jackets at Dries Van Noten, a gorgeous shift woven with silver metallic threads by Martine Sitbon and Giles Deacon presented flashy pants and prom dresses. Sadly, it’s hard to do less-expensive metallic looks without looking, well, cheap, but expect the trend to shimmy down to the Urban Outfitters and American Apparels of the world soon. A great way to trick out this trend without looking like Ziggy Stardust? Accessorize with a metallic bag or belt. Keep reading »

Style 911: Can I Wear A Metallic Skirt To Work?

“I recently bough a metallic black pencil skirt thinking I’d wear it to work, but every time I put it on I feel waaay overdressed for the office. (And my office is dressy!) How do I wear metallic during the day? Is it even possible? Help!” – Lauren S.

Fret not, you can easily wear your new skirt to work, especially since you say your office is dressy. The key to wearing metallics during the day is keeping everything else simple. That means no crazy prints, shoes can be interesting but ideally monotone, and you probably shouldn’t get out of control with your accessories. We’ve got a few ideas after the jump. Keep reading »

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