Fall is officially here! Whether you are still wearing tank tops or transitioning into cooler temps with lots of layers, it’s easy to get into the seasonal spirit by introducing a bit of gold into your look.
Hazy September’s light gives way to crisp evenings and falling leaves. Ochre, mustard, goldenrod… whatever you call it, it’s one of the hallmark colors of early fall. Infinitely more wearable than brighter yellows, gold invokes feelings of warmth as we transition from summer to cooler seasons.
Gold in any form is great because it can be used as a nearly neutral base for many palettes or a great way to accent other colors in order to give your outfit a sense of time and place in terms of seasonal wardrobes.
Great on sheer gauzes or chunky knits, as dashes of color on suede gloves or thin belts, give it a whirl this season. Get inspired by these awesome fashionistas for ways to rock goldens within your fall palette.
2. Darlene of Suits, Heels, and Curves.
Darlene, of Suits, Heels, and Curves, models a gold pleated skirt along side another fall color, modeled by her friend La Pecosa Preciosa.
3. Anna O’Brien of Glitter and Lazers.
Fashionista Anna O’Brien shows off a luxe golden velvet dress in this gorgeously dreamy-yet-wearable look, as she frolicks in the woods near her childhood home.
4. Lilo Allen of Papyrus and Charms.
Jewelry designer Lilo Allen celebrates the last days of summery warmth in this sunflower-inspired look worn at Afropunk.
5. Danielle Varnier, Stylist.
Stylist Danielle Varnier shows off another pleated gold skirt, combining it with a cobalt floral and tiger(!) printed top. By boldly pairing this look with bright red booties, she takes this look from retro glam to modern.
6. Natalie Hage of Natalie Means Nice.
Natalie Hage models a brand new Premme sweater in this gorgeously easy-to-wear look which screams fall, casual.
7. Jazzmyne Jay, Body-Positive Fashionista and Video Producer at Buzzfeed.
Jazzmyne Jay rocks an athleisure look with a black-and-gold palette fantastic for the months to come. Pair this same jacket over a dress for a totally different vibe.
8. Rochelle Johnson of I Am Beauti Curve.
Rochelle shows us a great way of wearing the color without it being the sole focus of the look. Do this by choosing a striped or printed look that incorporates the color in its palette.
9. Sarah Ann of Big Hips, Red Lips.
Sarah Ann shows us how to accessorize using gold with a bit of super precious retro twee. This look uses the same principles that Rochelle’s look does, centering gold as the focal color without it overdoing it.