Mad for Metallics

Did anyone's little brother or sister dress up as an alien at parties or for Halloween, busting out the aluminium foil for that 'perfect' out of this world look?

Well now that pesky sibling can just raid your wardrobe (this is your first and final warning) because metallic is the go as it starts to cool.

Think of it as your chance to be glam when the weather gets gloomy. 

Towards the end of last year, we saw a glimpse of metallics during the Spring Summer 17 fashion shows in New York, Milan and Paris and the trend really took off.

With Australian seasons being different to those fashion meccas, we've had a glimpse of metallic in stores and online and the good news is, it's not a one season wonder.

At Paris Fashion Week's Autumn Winter 17 showcase there was some space age silver meaning perhaps this trend is going one step further and a little more daring.

You can always play around with metallics, picking a graphic t-shirt for a more pared back offering or go full sequin shimmer.

If you're shopping on a budget, choose a shirt that can be dressed up and down and perhaps even go for a pair of silver boots. I got a pair at Zara for $69.95. They'll last as long as the trend does and really that's all you need.

There are plenty of pleated metallic skirts going around so shop around. You can also rock a metallic handbag. 

I've gone on the hunt and pulled together your metallic wardrobe for Autumn and Winter.