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Styling Metallic Shoes the Sassy Way ✨

12th February 2017.
by Sarah.

SS17’s sassiest shoe trend is totally outta this world, but bring the trend home and style metallic shoes the sassy way. Add this to your bookmarks baes, ’cause this is the ultimate PD guide on how to wear metallic shoes.

Metallic Shoes: SS17’s Sassiest Shoe Trend

We went through our liked insta posts to pull together the blogger guide on how to wear metallic shoes. These PD Baes know a thing or two!

How to Wear Velvet Metallic Shoes | Public Desire Blog

The Knit List

Think metallic shoes, think dressy? Olivia proves that just ’cause your shoes are making a loud statement, doesn’t mean your whole outfit has to be attention central. Dress down these metallic heel sock boots with casj knitwear. Olivia is known for her monochrome style, so work 50 shades of grey just in time for Valentine’s and tone your colour palette down to grey and black hues. Secret admirers, we’re waiting.

As Seen On: @olivia_wh
Get The Look: Elva Mirrored Heel Ankle Boots

How to Wear Clear Metallic Shoes | Public Desire Blog

Step Up That Step Hem

If you hadn’t noticed, step hem denim is a thing, and we are 100% on board with it. As this distressed edge denim is definitely on the casj side of smart casual, dress things up in the shoe-drobe department and pair them with your sassiest perspex heels. Sara knows the score, as these metallic detail boots could be a serious stand out item, but when they’re worn with pared back denim they’re woke-up-like-this flawless. Just add a get up and go biker jacket for instant steeze your followers on insta will love.

As Seen On: @saramontazami
Get The Look: Melisa Star Scattered Clear Ankle Boot

How to Wear Silver Metallic Shoes | Public Desire Blog

All Grey Slay

A barely there heel is a shoe-drobe staple, so put a spin on a classic and update your shoe game for SS17 with silver metallic shoes. Micah Gianneli is an australian instagrammer we’re beyond obsessed with, so it’s no surprise that wherever she goes, our shoe-drobe follows. Of course, Michah’s schooling us in how to wear metallic shoes by dressing them down with a marl grey jersey co-ord and contrasting colourblock bomber jacket. If silver’s not your thing, then swap things up for warm-toned gold metallic shoes which look slayin’ with camel and khaki tones.

As Seen On: @micahgianneli
Get The Look: Nikki Strappy Stilettos

How to Wear Metallic Ankle Boots| Public Desire Blog

Papworthy Steeze

As soon as these silver metallic boots came online, they were working their way into PD Baes’ shoe-drobes the world over (restock soon!), and we’re constantly seeing sassy styling on Instagram. Just one of the examples we loved was this totally shoot-ready ootd. Take your fave jersey co-ord or dress and simply add your fave leather biker jacket in a dusky pastel hue for steeze in less than ten mins. We know this will look just as sassy when summer comes and you swap the tights for bare legs and the jacket for a mesh hoody.

As Seen On: @aurabusigo
Get The Look: Harlee Metallic Pointed Toe Ankle Boots

How to Wear Metallic Over the Knee Boots | Public Desire Blog

Caught Up in Fishnets

Our fave trend strikes again: fishnets are all over our Instagram feed, and they’ve definitely earned a place in our wardrobe for the foreseeable future. Beauty blogger CC Clarke isn’t just our make up ‘spo, she’s slaying in the fashion department too, and we’re now convinced we need these copper metallic shoes in our life. The mix of copper and velvet doesn’t just make for dreamy Instagram photos, but looks just as good worn with fishnet tights and an oversized graphic t-shirt dress. Consider it an Instagram theme IRL.

As Seen On: @ccclarkebeauty
Get The Look: Ellis Mirrored Heel Long Boots

How to Wear Metallic Glitter Shoes | Public Desire Blog

Glitter Goals

If your style’s more colourful than minimal, then Lulu Trixabelle is no doubt your go-to style ‘spo. For this look, it’s all about the clashing fabrics and colours: no rules apply. Our Chloe perspex glitter boots are the perf’ accompaniment due to their multi-colour glitter which, can pick out any of the colours you’re wearing. As they’re in a classic shape, their standout glitter won’t detract too much from the entire outfit.

As Seen On: @lulutrixabelle
Get The Look: Chloe Perspex Heeled Ankle Boots

How to Wear Metallic Flat Shoes | Public Desire Blog

Stacks of Style

Our stacked flatforms have been a sell-out style since they dropped, and we love the mix of the faux wood effect with the metallic silver shoe upper. If you consider these like any other flats, you’re not gonna have any probs styling them up for your day to day slay. Our favourite way to wear them is simply with a pair of dark rinse skinny jeans and a white tee, but put a twist on this failsafe look like Dilara with a faux fur jacket that’ll defs get you Fashion Week – and street style – ready.

As Seen On: @dilarakoseler
Get The Look: Maya Stacked Flatform Shoes

How to Wear Metallic Boots | Public Desire Blog

Sassy Coffee Stop

Make your daily routine hella sassy like Emma Corrie Hill. Instead of rolling out of bed and heading straight out the door for coffee, start the day as you mean to slay on in metallic shoes that’ll bring your A game just as much as a shot of espresso. These silver ankle boots are the perfect start to any simple outfit, as they’re the guaranteed statement piece. Pair them with denim and greys for an off-duty look that still stays put together, even before your skinny latte kicks in.

As Seen On: @emmacorriehill
Get The Look: Harlee Metallic Pointed Toe Ankle Boots



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