As Good As Gold: Find the Perfect Hues of Gold for Summer

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As Good As Gold: Find the Perfect Hues of Gold for Summer

There's something about 80 degree days that make me want to break out my gold accessories. 

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These babies have been residing on the back of my shoe shelf, patiently awaiting their seasonal debut. 

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When I paired these gold accessories with a sheer white dress, it gave off some kind of mythological, Egyptian feel. 

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With gold accessories, I love using nature-inspired pieces. I have so many leaf and feather necklaces, bracelets, and rings, but this feather cuff happens to be my favorite. 

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I'm loving these strappy heels from Zara. The cobalt/gold combination is perfect for summertime.

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Here's a look that's inspiring me to go gold for a summer of vintage fashion love. 

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There's something about gold that always catches my eye when I'm picking out accessories. It's allure always makes an ordinary outfit feel more dressed up and playful, especially when it comes in the form of a statement necklace. 

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One of my favorites ways to style a black dress is by adding gold accents and accessories. 

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What comes to mind when you think of gold? For me, I think of opulence.

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Gold jewelry just speaks to me. The warm tones also feel so right paired with white moving into summer. 

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This summer, the best way to beat the heat is to get some shine of your own - preferably in the form of a rich, metallic hue like gold.

Gold is certainly having a moment this summer, and we're definitely on the bandwagon. From gold plating on shoes and handbags, to gold-tone necklaces, bracelets, and rings, it's not hard to amp up your look with a bold flash of metallic. In fact, sometimes, gold is all you need for a quick style pick-me-up.

We're not just talking fashion department here - gold looks pretty amazing on nails, eyes, and, as some of our contributors and style experts can demonstrate, even lips.

Speaking of our contributors, we'll let the style mavens do the talking from this point on. Click through the gallery to see how they've worked gold into their summer looks - and how you can do it too!
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