This winter and spring 2006/7 expect to shimmer and glimmer in golden yellow colours. Tones
through lemon, melon, chartreuse to sand, honey, bright yellow, mustard,
butter, corn, straw and gold abound. You will find these golden colours in every fabric among wools, wool jersey, silk
jersey and satins. Sparkling opulent brocade
fabrics go right across the colour range from the creamiest of honey to the most lustrous golden copper sheens.
You can find every type of garment in this range of fashion colour from
knitwear, coats, parkas, opulent brocade suits to full evening gowns for
your golden moment. These sumptuous gold brocade looks take night time into
moonlight moments. See below four models of gold colour.
Blass - Sable cuffs and circle fur wrap on a gold brocade
suit. Phase Eight Autumn/Winter
2006 Gold lace brocade dress £150, Bracelet £20, Necklace £20.
New Look UK - Brocade dress £30 with
faux fur stole/chain £10, Necklace £7 Bracelet (set) £5 and Shoes £25.
New Look UK - Brocade evening jacket £35, Grey vest £6, Taffeta skirt with
bow £25, Necklace £7, Shoes £20.
Gold as a colour was featured in every autumn 2006/7 collection. Gold ranges from
expensive looking honeyed camel and caramel tones through sunshine yellow to true mustard gold to the
deepest amber tones.
New Look UK - Yellow dogtooth coat £70, Brooch £10, Roll neck with button
sleeves £16, Shoes £20. Caramel sweater with fox collar.
Caramel wool coat with jewelled buttons and fox collar. Embroidered
camel hair coat with white fox collar. Images above and below
Evening glamour has a touch of shimmer that looks like molten liquid gold.
Fabrics like gold satin and metallic sequins easily achieve this effect.
They take on a fresh new look when worn with dark tights. Interesting
and contrasting pantyhose or legwear is essential, to get that fashionable
Three images of gold tone satin garments courtesy of
Oasis and from the Oasis Catwalk
shows. Fourth image fur trimmed knit
over yellow gold satin dress and black tights courtesy of
But if you don't want to have the whole look in
gold brocade try smooth yet dull Melton wool velours in acid brights and
citrus tones. This zesty yellow acid bright wool sixties
style trapeze coat from
Matalan below left or the Sisley
cape on the right would be a more casual, but still very smart
alternative. See full
details of this Sisley outfit below.
If you prefer to layer, opt for just a hint of lush golden
yellow as a top or scarf.
This acid bright satin blouse that looks like liquid gold is from high
street retailer Wallis. The
Winter 2006/7 Chartreuse silk satin smock top is £40.
can create another fashion look simply by layering a black lace garment or
airy lace knit over it.
Dark lace over brighter lighter satins is a hot look
following on from all the blush pink and black lace overlay combinations
seen at catwalk shows earlier this spring. The dress left is a lovely
example of black over lemon melon satin and is from an Oasis Catwalk Show 2006/7.
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