The fail-safe autumn trends have been rolling in like they always do, with rich hues, light knits and dark floral prints dominating the A/W Fashion Week runways from New York and London to Milan and Paris. A movement we’d not anticipated so soon however, was that of all things iridescent.
Reflective mesh, mirrored lamé and crystal embellishments – once signifiers of autumn and winter alone have shone strong within trend forecasts this year and kept us in a soiree state of mind ever since 2022. Returning to their traditional seasons, the must-have metallics right now bring anticipation for red carpets, after parties and any excuse to celebrate as the nights get longer and the invites get greater.
Taking on the high-shine trend might feel slightly futuristic for some, which is why we’ve broken down the different ways precious metals can be incorporated into your going-out wardrobe – from subtle shimmers to head-to-toe glow.