Ladies, this spring is your time to shine—literally. While silver, gold, and metallic jewel tones are usually associated with the holiday season’s party circuit, it seems fashion editors and style bloggers are reworking the sparkly, reflective fabrics for casual, everyday outfits right now.
You can thank the high-shine iridescent looks at Markus Lupfer this season, the billowy silver dresses at Richard Nicholl, and the metallic accessories cropping up everywhere from 3.1 Phillip Lim to Topshop for the style set’s recent warm-weather metallic fixation. And it’s not only designer stuff, either: Plenty of affordable spring jackets, pencil skirts, wide-leg pants and flashy flats are all being repurposed in glossy, high-wattage fabrics this season.
Here, 40 incredible street style looks that will show you how to pull off flashy metallic pieces all season—while the sun’s still out.