How to wear metallics this holiday season

How to wear metallics this season
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How to wear metallics this holiday season

Ciaté, $15

Hey, it’s OK to start small.

Repetto, $275

Everything you love about classic ballet flats--with a hint of gloss.

B-Low the Belt, $98

In one fell swoop, last year’s LBD gets an upgrade.

J.Crew, $158

A ’60s print takes on new life in this gilded skirt. Pair it with tights and a thin sweater and kiss the fashion police good-bye.

Rebecca Minkoff, $165

Red lipstick? Check. Cashmere gloves? Check. Your fat stack of holiday gift cards? Check.

Club Monaco, $149.50

We’re totally on board with the whole liquid-metal trend, as long as it’s always in this form.

Reiss, $240

Cropped trousers never looked so chic.

J.Crew, $248

We predict these pumps will earn a special place in your closet.

Westward Leaning, $180

Who says holiday hangovers can’t be stylish?


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Overdoing it on the gingerbread cookies? So is everyone else. Overdoing it on the gifts? You don't hear us complaining. Overdoing it on the outfits? Now that's where we draw the line.

For a look that's a touch more refined than a sequined minidress (and also acceptable past December 31), this season we're going metallic. It's a happy medium for the holidays: all the shine without the uncomfortable embellishments.

See our best tips and tricks for pulling them off.

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