All about dressing up in Gold and Silver
Bling for win, oh yes we live for all that jazz and spunk! You cannot deny that the grandest and the most surreal looking colors out of all, are silver and gold. They are so full of spunk and look quite ritzy. The two are similar in certain ways but yet quite different. And of course they offer a particularly stark difference but yet are very glam and can be beautifully contrasted with other shades. Utter, absolute, complete, totally classy is what Gold and Silver are to us. According to the science of colors, Silver is associated with meanings of industrial, sleek, high tech, and modern, as well as ornate, glamorous, graceful, sophisticated, and elegant. On the other hand, Gold is chiefly associated with wealth, grandeur, and prosperity, as well as sparkle, glitz, and glamour.
Just as a fun fact, Gold is linked to masculine energy and the power of the sun, compared to silver which is associated with feminine energy and the sensitivity of the moon. The key to dressing up avant-garde and modern in these shades is by, constantly experimenting. These colors are not basic but yet remain as undefeated classics. What colors do they match or contrast best with? Can they be worn together? We are here to answer all your questions and help you own the looks while you sizzle in them. Whether it is about lustrous metallic or pearlescent tones, Gold and Silver always are the right choice. We will explain to you girls, how to go for maximum impact without loosing your chic elegant style.
We have very clearly defined silver dresses as the go-to party uniform. Why not trade in your little black dress for an unconventional silver one? The rule of thumb is that the fancier the event, the more you can get away with shimmer and silver. Silver is particularly well complimented by cool and minty colored tones. Pick on icy-toned jewellery and sashay your way in light pinks blues and greens. Alternately, diamonds compliment silver excellently as they add even more sparkle and shine to your dress Team it up with a pastel clutch and wear stilettos or heels of similar shades.
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Next up, we have the queen of all, Gold dresses! Gold speaks volumes when it comes to being stylish on its own, that just a touch of this color is bound to spark up any outfit, so you can visualize an entire dress made of the same royal color can will instantly make you the showstopper. Your choice of accessories should only enhance your dress, not steal it's sheen. Top it with warm shades such as yellows, oranges or reds. Also, you can wear hoop earrings and a simple pendant necklace. Seek out bag pieces or clutches that feature eye-catching embellishments or shapes for extra drama.
Kylie Jenner looking ravishing in a gold gown
We move forward to mixing Silver and Gold. Wait, is that even possible? Is that considered as too much glam? When the two come together, they create an amalgamation that is both warm and icy. This spectacular mix must be done in the correct way, and then it goes on to create a regal outcome. Ideally, you can pair a silver blazer, a black top and a gold skirt together, or go ahead by putting together a gold dress with silver shoes. You could also pair a silver top with rose gold shorts. The combinations are endless, but keep in mind that you should not add too many accessories to these looks. So break the rules in which you cannot wear both together because there is nothing such as too much bling.
Jessica Hart shows us how to rock the iconic duo
And last but definitely not the least, we love mixing our silver and gold accessories and baubles. Can you mix the two? The answer is yes! The combo of these two precious metals is the chicest and putting them together is an art. Whether it is necklaces, bracelets, rings or earrings, you can play around with any of them. It is very important that you stick to mixing colors and not styles. It is best to have both, one silver and one tone of gold so they are equal in proportion and one does not override the other one. Throw in a few gold bangles to your set of silver and mix up your rings and layer your neck pieces according to their length. You can do endless things with these royal metals that will make you look super elite. So go ahead and mix them up.
Rihanna is a pro at mixing her gold, silver and pearls too.