Gold hasn't been so popular since James Bond and Goldfinger hit the cinema screens 40 years
Gold colour and shimmering metallic gold has been featured in every autumn 2006 fashion collection.
simplest way to add gold colour to your wardrobe is with golden jewellery or with a
metallic gold tone fashion accessory. There are plenty of affordable gold fashion
items around such as necklaces bangles, bags and shoes.
You may already have something in your jewellery box at home like this
vintage YSL costume jewellery metallic gold cuff, shown left courtesy of Elaine Mintzer.
Or a modern cuff like this Calow Stretch uneven edge bracelet gold cuff
from John Lewis might be just the C21st finishing touch you need.
If price is a problem, look no further than high street retailer Accessorize
where later this autumn 2006, you can easily buy this simple gold tone bangle at
Accessorize. Either a gold cuff or gold bangle would be good choice of golden accessory for this winter's look.
The sixties feel of this gold bangle is very much in keeping with many of the
modernist styles that you see in the shops.
gold tone chain necklace along the lines of this Calow piece from the John Lewis fashion jewellery range
would make a useful gold accessory. It would give a lift to any dull
workday. Equally this lovely necklace would adorn your evening outfit
if you get invited unexpectedly for after work drinks.
So keep a jazz it all up necklace like this gold Calow & pearl multi chain
necklace in your handbag and let fashion jewellery transform your image from
day to evening.
At just £25 it won't break the bank and you can leave it in your bag all day
without the real worry you might experience if it were expensive estate
Boho necklaces have also maintained their popularity as a fashion accessory.
Of course the simplest way of all to become a golden lady is
to add a pair of gold shoes. This autumn 2006 one of the most useful
and fashionable of shoes will be the ballerina pump. Ballerina flats
in all metallics including silver grey tones and animal prints are a fashion
trend that is still gaining momentum.
You will find inexpensive gold ballet pumps in every high
street shop selling shoes. What a practical, but great look. Ballerina
flats along with newer styles of bootie shoes seem especially modern this
fall. Team either type of footwear with fancy lace tights or leggings
for the look of now.
With thicker tights or knee socks ballerinas can be used
effectively to create the layered look. They will take you into autumn
whilst your boots languish in the cupboard until a cooler day. What
could be prettier than walking through autumnal leaves in your gold
if you cannot get a pair easily consider ordering online from the website
is based in Menorca. They have a very good selection of cute ballerina
shoes in a variety of colours, styles and patterns.
like me even have your gold ballet flats already. These golden fashion ballerina shoes
shown here are all images courtesy of
The pair called Audrey directly below are very attractive and doubly
fashionable with their reptilian skin.
pair of pretty gold ballerinas called Beatrice are in gold patterned
leather. They are interesting in that they give the illusion of being flats,
but have inner elevation.
this ballerina shoe combines the current fascination for animal prints with
a gold trim binding. But you can see some more of these
ballerina shoes on other pages here soon.
These spindly gold evening shoes below, won't break the bank and are standard
stiletto heels that always have a place in the wardrobe. These gold shoes are from
Matalan, are inexpensive
at £14, cheap enough to wear for just one special evening. They cover the spectrum from true gold to copper gold.
You could call them your Matalans!
However, if Manolos are your preference for gold shoes, then you will of course have an heirloom item, but also you need the funds to pay the price.
A small garment like this
French Connection primrose yellow wrap cardigan at £65 may be
an alternative answer to a simple gold accessory. But for a wardrobe in gold see
the many gorgeous gold toned dresses, jackets and
coats shown on my
Gold Clothes Page.
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