Fashion: this Christmas it's time for reflection

By Swindon Link - 5 December 2018

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  • Opposuits Starstruck Suit, £64.95

    Opposuits Starstruck Suit, £64.95

There’s never really a time when metallics aren’t in fashion, it’s just a question of how you wear them and how much of them you wear.

(A) M&S Lit Rustic Star Wreath, £25.00

If you want to go full on festive metallics then opt for garments that are just exactly that ‘full metallic’ but if you’re scared of looking more ‘glam rock’ than glam, then use metallics to enhance an outfit made up of plainer block colours. 

Black and gold, and silver and white are classic metallic style combinations, but also think about rose gold or copper with black, or white and pastel pink and peach shades. 

To add a truly magical feel to your Christmas decorations a (A) Lit Rustic Star Wreath (£25) is a must, and start the magic the minute you walk through the door with a (B) Light Up Polar Bear Bauble (£6) from

The (C) Luxury Leather Metallic Silver Buckle Clutch Bag by Brix & Bailey (£125) is an easy addition to any colour outfit to add some metallic style, available at

M&S has excelled with some seasonal magical and metallic combinations including the (D) Kids Reindeer Cross Body Bag (£14), (E) Snowflake Knitted Jumper (from £18), (F) M&S Collection Lace Shift Dress (£55) and, all at

The (G) Stackers Black Clutch Bag (£50) is the ideal example of a metallic edge on a classic shade, with super useful compartments to keep you organised from

The ultimate combination of magical and metallic has been created with golden encased (H) Mickey Mouse Hand Cream (£11.99) and (I) Lip Balm (£8.99), from 

For guys Opposuits have all the answers to magical style with looks such as their (J) Starstruck suit (£64.95), for a range of festive combinations visit

The 100% (K) Merino Wool Poncho (£89) by Le Tee Paris is available in a range of colours, just right for dressing up with metallic accessories, available from

Avon’s (L) Tabitha Webb fragrance set (£20) includes the gift of magical metallic sparkle with a scented shimmer mist, EDT fragrance and cosmetic bag, visit

Penhaligons fragrance looks as stunning as it sounds with a metallic stags head adorning the top of the (M) Lord George (£185) mens fragrance bottle, visit

Madbeauty have the ultimate for a luxury magical bath time with their (N) Splash of Gold Bath Soaks (£4.99) from

(O) Frenchic Furniture Paint offers the perfect means of adding that metallic look to your home. After using the Frenchic range of furniture paints to refresh, change, upcycle or update, add Frensheen to your Finishing Coat for added pizzazz, from £7.95, at

Words by Gina Akers

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