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How To: Shine bright in the metallic trend

 
This year, metallics have emerged as all kinds of fashionable fun. From silver to gold, roses to primary colors, metallic sheens have taken over. Don't want your besties to mistake you for a human disco ball? Shine on, because we've put together a few subtle yet sparkling looks that'll have you glowing in more ways than one. 
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    Ferociously fearless
    Pair a sleek pair of black skinnies with a metallic cheetah print sweater for an effortlessly cool look. To incorporate more of the metallic trend, add a gold clutch and gold buckled booties. Roar!

    Buckled Cutout Booties, $40, forever21.com
    Cream Fluffy Metallic Jumper, $35, dorothyperkins.com
    Bayla Skinny Core Black Wash Jean, $15, aeropostale.com 
    Ocala Metallic Clutch, $25, francescas.com
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    Casual gal meets glam
    Jeans and a white tee don't have to be a snoozefest. Add a metallic colored sequin blazer for an instant upgrade that'll make 'em turn heads. Switch out the buckled boots for a chic pair of wedge heels to easily transform your look from day to night.

    Viscose Tank, $18, topshop.com
    Glam Rock Sequin Blazer, $31, nastygal.com
    Modern Maven Buckled Boots, $24, forever21.com
    Super Slim-Fit Black Jeans, $20, mango.com
     
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    Golden girl
    Gold has never looked so good! Spice up a pair of BF jeans with a striped tee and a metallic leather bomber jacket. Add plenty more pizzazz by slipping a gold phone case on your iPhone.

    Destroyed Roll Cuff Boyfriend Jean, $37, wetseal.com
    Sleeveless Bomber Jacket In Metallic Leather And Sweat, $46, asos.com
    AE Striped T-Shirt, $20, ae.com
    Metallic Angular Phone Case, $9, forever21.com
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    Metal-fatale
    Heavy metal pants are tremendously trendy. Pair them with a velvet tee, gold bangles and strappy heels, and you're ready for a night out on the town. Curb the cold by layering your look with a moto-inspired trench coat—the pleather sleeves give off a metallic-like shine.

    Northern Lights Metallic Pants, $45, shopruche.com
    Boxy Velvet Tee, $24, nordstroms.com
    Elsi Black Single Strap Heels, $22, lulus.com
    Moto-Inspired Trench Coat, $47, forever21.com
    Black And Gold Mixed Bangles Set, $6, bodycentral.com

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by Jillian Terry | 2/1/2016
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