Fall 2012 Trends: Metallic Gold

Posted on March 22, 2012

Kittens, one of the trends for the fall collections was metallic gold. We hesitate to say “It’s BACK!” in the manner of the average fashion mag because metallics never really go away. They just recede for a while before the zeitgeist resurrects them in a big way.

 

Elie Saab

For whatever reasons, a whole bunch of designers at the same time made it a focus of their fall collections and with Stacey Keibler grabbing the spotlight at the Oscars, as well as Jennifer Lawrence, working that “girl on fire” shit for all it’s worth, it’s been having a bit of a red carpet moment as well.

Marchesa, Monique Lhuillier, Michael Kors

 

Prabal Gurung, Giambattista Valli, Reem Acra

 

Rachel Zoe, Paco Rabanne, Ralph Lauren

We’re gay, so we’re genetically predetermined to like the sparkly, but some people find working a head-to-toe gold metallic to be a bit on the tacky side. We say to hell with that. From Cleopatra to Joan Crawford, it’s a classic look for the kind of gal who doesn’t mind making herself the center of attention. So let’s hear it:

 

Metallic gold: Yea or Nay?

 

[Photo Credit: elle.com]

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