In 2016, we’ve seen how silver- and gold metallic accessories, shoes and ultimately clothing become an undeniable trend, after labels such as Calvin Klein and Dsquared2 or designers like Christopher Kane and Katie Eary made a nod to the ‘60s Space Age in their fall/winter’16 runway shows.

At the same time, the spring/summer’17 collection of Saint Laurent, under the tenure of newly-arrived creative director Anthony Vaccarello, confirmed that the potential of sexy lame dresses in womenswear and other ‘80s fashion inspired garments was high.

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Logically, several denim- and contemporary brands took well note of the movement towards gleam. Just looking at the first images for the fall/winter’17 collection, you could definitely tell that the trend has a long life to run for leather- and bomber jackets.

Schott NYC fall/winter'17.
Photo: Schott NYC
Schott NYC fall/winter'17.


Metallic optics are also set to take over women jeans and embellishments on jackets and pants.

Mavi fall/winter'17.
Photo: Mavi
Mavi fall/winter'17.

Comma fall/winter'17.
Photo: Comma
Comma fall/winter'17.


Unusual shiny treatments applied on fabrics such as corduroy won’t be an uncommon practice, neither.

S.Oliver Black Label fall/winter'17.
Photo: S.Oliver
S.Oliver Black Label fall/winter'17.
   
Dr.Martens fall/winter'17.
Photo: Dr.Martens
Dr.Martens fall/winter'17.