Style for less: Metallic
Want to go burnished on a budget? ELLE takes inspiration from the racks at Lanvin, Givenchy and Gareth Pugh and delivers their high sheen style without breaking the bank. Shine on you crazy diamond (in under Rs 15,000!).
Get the look: ELLE shows you new ways to take metallic to daywear, and up the ante for a night out. Click through the gallery above to see how.
Brocade bomber jacket, Rs 5,499, Marks & Spencer. Lamé trousers, Rs 2,595, Vero Moda. Leather satchel, Rs 6,999, metallic leather pumps, Rs 5,999; both Charles & Keith. Metal and pearl ear cuff, Rs 450, Fancypantsthestore.com
Photographs: Prabhat Shetty; Styling: Akanksha Kamath; Senior Art Director: Prabal Guha Niyogi; Make-up and Hair: Sandhya Shekar; Model: Erika/ Inega Model Management; Assisted by Shubham Jain (styling), Devika Heroor (hair)
Cotton-crepe cover-up, Rs 7,990, Zara
Draped satin blouse, Rs 1,790, Mango
Iridescent leather sandalds, ALDO, Rs 8,999
Party: There’s no need to hold back the sparkle at night - wear metallic everything. Team this silver skirt with a shiny satin top and matching metallic heels. Still want more? Tote a metallic clutch.
Metallic leather mini, Rs 3,000, Forever New
Metal cuff, Rs 5,500, Manifest Destiny
Leather loafers, Rs 5,599, Charles & Keith
Brunch: Pair this muted sequinned dress with a cover-up to downplay the dazzle. The flats further tone down the look, making it appropriate for the day.
Animal wave dress, Rs 14,999, FCUK
Leather clutch, Rs 9,990, Diesel