What do you wear in January? Start with a shiny New Year’s Eve, and then transition into beautiful clothing touched with a hint of metallic magic. Or go all out and add a few pieces that simply shine. January can be cold and dark. Lighten your days and shine. Take a peek at what you can find on Madison Avenue or in Soho on our Shopping Tour.
Miuccia Prada is always on it. Her 60’s prepped out Miu Miu suit in a white tweed shot with silver metallic threads and sparkly buttons is crisp and clean. So is the black metallic sequin with white collar and placket mini dress. This is what you want to wear in January.
You can also try Miu Miu’s black satin floral jacquard skirt or dress with gold metallic threads. The tiny flowers sparkle for you. Pair it with a white blouse or sweater.
Dries Van Noten creates all his own fabrics. He too did a metallic jacquard with an orientalist flavor. He offers coats and jackets in the pattern. Stand out in a very subtle way. Want to know what to wear in January? This is it.
You can shine in metallics for day. A beautiful black plaid suit has golden metalic threads woven into it. You could wear it with the matching skirt, but I prefer it paired with black or white pants. Wear the sparkly skirt with a red or black sweater.
Another suit option has a touch of gold metallic shot with pink.
Veronica Beard showed several different fabrics with metal woven through them. The tiny bit of shine makes this classic plaid very new. Their jackets are beautifully cut, and clever. This is what to wear in January that will stay in your closet forever.
Sies Marjan is a new designer you need to learn about. He has an amazing color sense. Not much black here. The classic pale pink blazer is sparkled with pink lurex. He has pastel and pale tie dye shirts that would work beautifully with the jacket. Or just wear it with jeans.
Cool Zadig and Voltaire offer a grey tweed jacket and pants that are anything but staid. The herringbone has silver metallic woven into it. And clearly you can wear this too with jeans. The t-shirt sets the tone.
Even Virgil Abloh of Off-White fame speaks metallic. Logoed sweaters and tops in black and silver lurex offer street style cred.
St. Laurent clothing moves from day to night. A wonderful black bomber is covered with gold metallic Oriental dragons, and has gold bead covered sleeves. Sparkly mini dresses look perfect too.
St. Laurent is known for loving leopard. A fuzzy animal pattern sweater flecked with gold can go out with black pants or skirts, or just dress up some jeans. The sheer chiffon shirt with the metallic leopard jacquard is magnificent.
Iro loves Boho babes. This wrap mini-dress in a white with silver metallic stripes is perfect to wear day or night.
Other contemporary Boho looks are another white silk midi dress shot with silver, and another oversize plaid blazer updated with silver metallic. Midi dresses are very now.
More Boho looks abound. A red chiffon dress is made with an Indian inspired chiffon pattern with little tufts of gold metallic lurex embroidered onto it. Or check out the chiffon jacquard floral prints. The flowers are touched with gold lurex for metallic shine.
More Boho floral prints are here. Little silver flowers on a black ground or white chiffon with more gold jacquard florals. It is a trend.
Shine can be casual or flirty. Pair a bronze metallic sweater with a leather skirt. Power perfect. A black floral print chiffon dress with metallic embroidery is day to night dressing.
How is this for cool preppy chic? Pair a very graphic print shirt with a multi-color metallic black ground skirt, and add a very pale yellow sweater.
Or try the Ganni metallic print leopard parka or joggers. How Scandi cool is that?
Should you want to get a little dressy try this silver metallic ruffle front shirt or the extremely silver blazer behind it.
Metallics can make your feet shine too. Zadig and Voltaire booties are always cool. The white ones are shot with silver metallc and studded. The distressed bronze pair go with your Boho dresses as well as jeans.
Go for the max with these crinkle gold foil ankle boots. What would you pair them with?
Metallic boots are everywhere this season. Short boots, high boots, low hees and high. Metallic is the message. So much newer than pumps or sandals.
Some evenings are low key chic. Dries Van Noten has you covered. A black bottom with a gold foil print orientalist floral pairs beautifully with an oversize gold lurex sweater. Another ombre metallic sweater is sweet with a pair of black pants.
Or add this extremely gold foil jacket to a pair of simple Dries pants with a placed oriental styled rose print.
Do you love Alaia? Everyone does. Here the classics are updated with shots of gold and silver lurex. Sparingly metallic in style.
Ralph Lauren too has the metallic itch. A liquid gold metalic gown or a more casual pant and shirt in a silk oversize plaid with lots of lurex are luxurious and casual.
Even Rick Owens is onto metallics this season. The beautifully draped gown in silver is your avant-garde choice.
Sexy and simple does it. Gold and silver pair beautifully.
Or try some more simply chic pieces like a sheer lilac shirt woven with shiny threads.
If you must you can go full blown sequins, sleeves and all. Alexander Vauthier has you covered. Make your January, and this New Year bright and shiny. Add metallics to your New Year’s resolution list. You won’t be sorry. NYC Private Shopping Tour can help you find your shiny space.