Transitional Metallics

Another Runway trend for fall, metallics can be worn almost any time. Buy now for now or now for later.

A Show of Arms


Left: Caroline Rose Luminous Long Tank, Gold/Multi –Ready to sport over white pants now, black in the fall. Scoop neckline. Sleeveless; full shoulder coverage. Long, relaxed silhouette. Pullover style. Easygoing hem with vented sides for forgiving fit over hips. Polyester/ spandex. On sale $70.00

Center: Isabel Marant Dore Twisted Metallic Halter Blouse– Sexy and sophisticated. Twisted, crossover halter neckline; backless with cut-in shoulders. Slim silhouette. Seam across the natural waist. Rounded, peplum hem. Hidden back closure. Straps, approx. 3.9″W. Silk/metallic polyester. On sale $157.00                                           

Right: Alice & Olivia Samira Sequin Halter Top– Cropped and barely there for those with slim torsos. Round neck, sleeveless, allover sequin embellishment. Crisscross back straps, exposed full-zip back closure, lined. Polyester; lining: polyester/elastane. On sale $198.00

Shimmer with Sleeves


Left: Equipment Elsie Silk Blend Metallic Blouse- Ageless over skinny pants or leggings. Granddad collar. Front button closure. Dolman sleeves. Hi-lo hem. Cocoon silhouette. Semi-sheer metallic floral design. On sale $109.97

Center: Off The Shoulder Sweater In Metallic Knit– Casual, but zippy from now through fall. Dress up or down. Textured metallic knit. Off-shoulder neckline. Ribbed cuffs and hem.Relaxed fit. 100% Polyester. $78.00

Right: Donna Karan Cold-Shoulder Date-Night Top– Seriously sexy and totally today. Peek-a-boo shoulders. Bateau neckline. Fitted silhouette. Straight hem. Hidden back zipper. Polyester/spandex; viscose/spandex lining. Investment dressing. On sale $647.00

Skirts I


 Left: Marchesa Notte Embroidered Voluminous Midi Skirt– Glamorous, full skirt with gold embroidered floral. Timeless and utterly graceful. Sits on mid-waist. Pleats add volume to full skirt. Nylon; polyester/ spandex lining. On sale $474.00 

Center: BCBGMAXAZRIA Women’s Dallin Metallic Pleated Skirt– Pull-on with elasticized waistband. Metallic foil finish. Sunburst pleating throughout. Lightweight, non-stretch polyester. Easy fit. There are dozens of this style in metallic colors as well Black & Gold. $298.00

Right: Carolina Herrera Embellished Brocade Skirt– Only one. Size 10. Gently worn. Metallic gold Carolina Herrera crystal embellished brocade skirt with concealed zip closure at center back and lace hip detail. Really distinctive. Lined silk/acetate/polyester. $425.00

Skirts II left to right


High Waist Metallic Mermaid Tail Skirt by Zanza– WOWZA. Whether you’re playing Ariel this Halloween or simply want to make a serious entrance at an evening gathering, this skirt (skirts-there are other colors) is sure to stop traffic. The skirt hugs the thighs down to the knees then a full circle. Can be also worn as a strapless dress. 4 way stretch super Lux Lycra. $69.00

XOXO Metallic Gold Midi Pencil Skirt– Fits like second skin. Just below the knee for longlined impact. Elasticized waistband, knit construction with cracked effect Stretch fit, lined, 28 1/2″ length, taken using size small. Polyester/Spandex self, Polyester lining. $29.99

Maison Margiela Silver Midi Skirt– High-waisted with button closure and zippered, side pockets. All over floral. High slit. This is modern art. 50% off at $1525.00 Few sizes left

Sam Edelman Silver Pleated Perforated Pu Skirt– A glistening, pleated mini. Faux leather with a perforated look. Fitted waist. Exposed back zip closure. Straight hem with raw-cut edge.  Fully lined. 100% polyurethane. $32.70

Opening Dresses

 Left: Michael Kors Collection Sleeveless Metallic Jacquard Sheath Dress– An absolute patrician classic.  Just don’t eat much. Round neckline. Cut-in shoulders. Fitted silhouette. Straight hem; back slit. Back zipper closure. Nylon/polyester/spandex. $1995.00

Center: Tadashi Shoji Sequin Lace Dress– For those who prefer to be covered without giving up femininity. V-neck, three-quarter sleeves, faux-wrap front. Sequined lace overlay, scalloped edges, removable bow belt. Concealed back zipper with hook-and-eye closure, lined. On sale $271.60

Right: Beckett Techno Metallic Dress– Kind of swathes the body. Party and dinner practical with flair. Crossover v-neck, cap sleeves, bra friendly. Ruched bodice, concealed back zipper with hook-and-eye closure. Lined. Polyester/metallicized fibers/nylon/elastane; lining: polyester. $430.00

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Alix Cohen is the recipient of eight New York Press Club Awards for work published on this venue. Her writing history began with poetry, segued into lyrics and took a commercial detour while holding executive positions in product development, merchandising, and design. A cultural sponge, she now turns her diverse personal and professional background to authoring pieces about culture/the arts with particular interest in artists/performers and entrepreneurs. Theater, music, art/design are lifelong areas of study and passion. She is a voting member of Drama Desk and Drama League. Alix’s professional experience in women’s fashion fuels writing in that area. Besides Woman Around Town, the journalist writes for Cabaret Scenes, Broadway World, and Theater Pizzazz. Additional pieces have been published by The New York Post, The National Observer’s Playground Magazine, Pasadena Magazine, Times Square Chronicles, and ifashionnetwork. She lives in Manhattan. Of course.