Fashion Metallic By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Instagram Twitter InStyle's mantra is "Everybody's in," and that means anyone who finds their way to our stories should find themselves reflected in them. We prioritize bringing the right writer to every story and sometimes collaborate as a team to ensure we're including points of view across race, gender expression, body size, skin and hair type, and more. Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. For more about our team, click here. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on August 18, 2008 @ 11:24AM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Kevin Sweeney/Time Inc. Digital Studio Metallic 01 of 05 Why We Love It Maria Valentino/MCV Photo This season digs so deep, it's no longer an either/or proposition. All metals are celebrated—gold, silver, bronze, hematite, copper and mercury too. They're even combined. Take your pick. Lace, silk and skins are given the metallic treatment without the usual hard edges. The result is a feminine fluidity. How to Wear ItMetallics are the best option when making a big entrance, but keep bold color at bay. Red gloves notwithstanding (far right), better to accessorize tonally (gray/silver, black/gold, tan/bronze and copper). 02 of 05 Jenni Kayne Kevin Sweeney/Time Inc. Digital Studio Laminated cotton nylon coat, Jenni Kayne, $1,350; at Jenni Kayne West Hollywood, call 310-860-0123. 03 of 05 Romanek Los Angeles Kevin Sweeney/Time Inc. Digital Studio Snakeskin clutch, Romanek Los Angeles, $1,428; call 212-247-1100. 04 of 05 DKNY Kevin Sweeney/Time Inc. Digital Studio Silk brocade skirt, DKNY, $295; at select DKNY stores, call 888-521-2819. 05 of 05 Gaetano Perrone for Te Casan Kevin Sweeney/Time Inc. Digital Studio Patent leather shoes, Gaetano Perrone for Te Casan, $325; buy online at tecasan.com.