Breaking Trend Spring 2013: Mirror Metallics

In Breaking Trends, What's New by Lauren Parker, Accessories Magazine

From left: Jonathan Saunders’ iridescent “oil slick” skirt (London), Z Spoke Zac Posen mirror handbag (New York), Simone Rocha’s high-shine gold ensemble (London)

 

Spring 2013 Fashion Week–On the runways this season, designers have really put their pedals to the metal for Spring 2013, amping up everyone’s favorite leather treatment: metallic. Mirror-shine, high-gloss metallics, whether in silver, pewter, copper, gold–as well as the increasingly popular iridescent “oil slick” treatments–add just enough futuristic twist to move this trend forward. Jonathan Saunders (left) goes Space Age at London Fashion Week, Z Spoke by Zac Posen (center) creates a new neutral at New York Fashion Week, while Simone Rocha (right) goes for high-shine gold at London Fashion Week.

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