All that Glitters: The metallic trend that's here to stay this summer

Gilda Ambrosio. Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/ Getty Images

The metallic trend looks here to stay- for summer at any rate. From safe knits to fabulous fringes, there's a whole range of glitz and designs to get a shimmer of silver int your wardrobe, writes Esther N McCarthy.


Gilda Ambrosio wears a silver high neck fringed at the front row at Paris Fashion Week’s Womenswear Fall/Winter 2019/2020 collection. The silver silhouette is paired with mint green heels and a box clutch. Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/ Getty Images

Bag a Bargain

Great price point on this silver diamante chanin mini crossbody bag, €30 from RIver Island.

Cardi Cool

Don’t forget to keep cosy in the evenings with this Foxrock sustainable knitwear from the New Dawn collection, Ireland’s Eye Knitwear.

Get Shirty

Silver sequin embellished shirt could make choosing your workwear very easy this summer. €60 from River Island.

It's a wrap

You can't go wrong with a midi dress, this wrap sequin beauty is by Miss Selfridge €103.

Thread the needle

Add a bit of drama with the black and silver combo of the Needle & Thread floral gloss top, Brown Thomas, €230.

Sequin sequence

This embroidered sequin jacket is fun and fresh, open fronted, it would partner well with a cute sundress. Made in Indian, available from Rae Feather, €290.


Not too high, but these heels will definitely make a statement Malone Souliers Mara shoes are available from Brown Thomas, €535.

Strive Live

Silver glamour with the Cadiz metallic toe loop sandal, €95 by Strive.

Mrs Sheen

Shimmer me timbers

Silver sequin embellished dress €130 from River Island.

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