How to Incorporate Gold Materials Into Your Wardrobe

How to Incorporate Gold Materials Into Your Wardrobe

Incorporating gold materials into your wardrobe is classic, on-trend, and fun! Whether you're heading out to a special holiday event or just want a bit of sparkle for your look, consider gold materials. Here are some easy tips to get you started.

Shells With Sheen

Yes, you can wear a shiny shirt and look great in it. Whether you choose a full-on gold lame top or opt for gold-colored silk or satin women’s sleeveless top, gold with a backdrop of all-black or all-white will look glamorous, yet not over the top.

Wearing a gold shell with a blazer, long cardigan sweater, or shawl over it will look understated while also drawing the eye to your beautiful face and the gold in the top. Drawing both light and attention to the face is one of the key reasons that wearing white tops is such a classic look for both business and festive occasions.

Dazzling Dresses

Cocktail dresses in gold are a classic that has circled around yet again. Why not make a statement in a gold dress with a beautiful sheen? All you have to do is take a look online and you'll see gorgeous influencers showing us how it's done.

If you opt for a gold dress, you're automatically making a statement, so keeping the style of the dress simple is key. A simple gold sheath will exude glamour and glitz while remaining timeless and tasteful. Just pair it with heels, and you’re set!

Belts and Bags

Accessories from belts and bags to women’s fashion scarves look great in gold. They draw the eye and are an instant upgrade to your outfit. If you prefer a more subtle look for your gold touches, this is a great option. Have you ever noticed a woman wearing her little black dress that has a gold or silver belt or glamorous little gold or silver evening bag? Touches of metallic are Breakfast at Tiffany’s chic and never go out of style.

When choosing a belt, keep the overall silhouette in mind. Belts can be worn right at the waist as either a narrow or wide accessory or worn more on the hips (often asymmetrically). Belts can add a whole new look to an ensemble. Play with different belts and sashes to see what makes you look and feel great. Looking online for ideas on how to pair belts with dresses, blouses, skirts, and pants is also a great idea. If you find favorite sites or influencers, bookmark them for future use.

Shoes That Sparkle

A pair of gold heels paired with a gold dress is an incredible look for a special occasion, but don’t forget that metallic shoes are a classic and can be worn year-round. Metallic ballet flats in gold, silver, or pewter can take the most casual of outfits to sophisticated and chic. A quick and easy look is to wear gold ballet flats with statement earrings and keep the rest of your outfit neutral from head to toe. This will create a head-turning frame for your ensemble.

Although flats and heels can be worn year-round, if you like shoes that sparkle, keep an eye out for sandals that sparkle, too! A heeled sandal can make a great winter look. For spring and summer, every woman needs a cute pair of metallic flat sandals. If you keep an eye out for your favorite metallic footwear, you might even find a great wardrobe addition at a clearance sale. Sometimes half the fun of fashion is the treasure hunt!

Treasures and Trinkets

Don’t you just love gold jewelry? Whether you opt for the go-to pieces that you wear every day, something that your grandmother handed down to you, or something cute and sparkly that you picked up at the mall, enjoy wearing your treasures and trinkets. When considering gold, keep gold-toned hair accessories in mind, too. Those great hair accessories from the 1990s like claw clips and scrunchies are on-trend yet again. Don’t you love it when fashion cycles back around? Pull one out from a drawer or take a trip to your favorite department store to buy one or two as a treat. They can take your braid, ponytail, or bun from cute to fun and festive.

When choosing treasures and trinkets, keep focal points for your ensemble in mind. In general, you put shiny accessories where you want people to look. Keep this to two or three pieces per ensemble for a streamlined and sophisticated look. When in doubt, go for black dress pants, a dressy black top, and black shoes. This will create a canvas for your favorite flourishes. Sometimes less is more.

Incorporating gold materials into your wardrobe will help you to look and feel fantastic in your clothes. Fashion is fun. Enjoy it!


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