Team GB are right up there in the medals table with a good mixture of bronze, silver and most importantly gold. Is it any surprise then that for the year of the Olympics, opulence and metallics are big trends? Designers have taken inspiration from this to create fabulous fashionable looks weâ€™ll all be emulating come September.
Luxurious shimmering fabrics and metallic tones create one of the most lavish trends weâ€™ve seen in a long time. Forget a double dip recession, this autumn itâ€™s all about indulgence and wearing your wealth on your sleeves (and trousers, dresses, accessories â€“ you get the picture).
Dolce & GabbanaÂ sent models down the runway wearing rich textures looking fabulous in black, white and gold. Meanwhile the gold mini dress from DKNY upped the glamour stakes and we fell in love with these silver Michael Kors snakeskin effect wedges. This metallic Issa dress from SS09 is as on trend now as it was back then so be fashion savvy and recycle your metallic to nail this AW12 trend.
Even trainers have got the medal make-over with these gorgeous Hogan Rebel and Converse numbers taking silver and …