How to Wear The Major Metallics Trend for Spring/Summer 2024

We coined one of our favorite trends for women over 50 for Spring 2024 Major Metallics. That’s because the latest metallics are not exactly muted. This season, you will find gleaming, foiled, crinkled, painted-on and mirrored metallic fashion. And now that the sun is shining, they are easier to wear because they don’t seem quite so gleaming or bright. Here are some of the best ways to wear the metallics trend for spring.

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As shown at Tom Ford, The Attico and Lapointe SS 2024


 Metallics Trend for Spring/Summer 2024

You can also call this trend “going for the gold” in light of the Summer Olympics 2024 in Paris. (The opening ceremony is on Friday July 26!) Go head-to-toe gold with a Tom Ford jacket, blouse and pants, wear silver foil-like pants like this look from The Attico, or glam it up in a coppery Sally LaPointe sequin asymmetrical skirt and liquid metallic oversize blouse.

The head-to-toe super shiny metallic fashion we saw on the runways looks fabulous, however, I like to wear only one piece at a time. That way you won’t feel so conspicuous or look like you just landed on the moon.


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Metallic Fashion Trend for Women Over 50

There are plenty of wonderful options, from bold to demure. Try a pair of metallic jeans, a top, dress or skirt. Or simply wear an accessory in silver, bronze, copper or any metallic color for spring.

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Milly Liora Pleated Metallic Plunge Neckline Dress, now $297 with silver sandals and a black clutch.


Metallic Dresses

There’s no need for much jewelry when you wear one of these metallic dresses this summer. Keep your accessories to a minimum too. I’d wear one of these dresses with black, nude or neutral shoes and a matching handbag.

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Gap High Rise Vegan Leather Cheeky Straight Pants, now $74.99 with a white shirt and black slingback pumps.

Major Metallic Separates

Metallic separates can be worn day or night. A metallic top, skirt, jacket or pair of jeans all look fabulous with crisp white. Contrast the gleam of the metallic with a classic t-shirt or button down shirt. I’d personally wear a pair of metallic jeans with a white button front shirt. This will keep the metallic away from the face, which can be rather harsh for women over 50.

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Bottega Veneta Cassette intrecciato padded metallic leather shoulder bag, $3500 with jeans and a t-shirt.
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Ayeda Delfina bow-detailed metallic leather ballet flats, $375 with beige pants and a charcoal top.

Metallics Trend  For Spring: Accessories

If the major metallic look is too overwhelming for you, a pair of shoes or a handbag are both a fantastic way to dip your toe into the trend. The best part is that you can wear a metallic accessory with just about anything! There is no matching required. One caveat: Super shiny bags and shoes have a more modern look, so they may not work as well with small prints, ruffles, lace, or more feminine fashion styles.

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Will you to embrace the major metallic trend for spring 2024? How will you style it?

Carol Calacci

You may also like to read Resort Wear Outfit Ideas: 6 Ways To Wear One Pair Of Floral Print Beach Pants and The Most Comfortable Spring Shoes for Women Over 50.

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