Currently Coveting: Black and Gold

{ H&M }

{ Jeanne Lottie }

{ Kate Spade }

{ Prada, found here }

{ Rebecca Minkoff, found here }

{ Rare Opulence at Top Shop }

{ La Mer }

{ Zara Women}

{ Michael Kors }

{ Mango }

{ Top Shop }

{ Top Shop }

Something about black and gold, to me, screams luxury… I can’t exactly put my finger on it – maybe that wonderful contrast between the two, maybe that black is always chic, maybe that gold is…well…gold! Whatever it is, this combination seems to make me go “oh la la” and it is everything I seem to want to buy at the moment.

A piece of style advice: although the above items are wicked awesome, avoid wearing them all together – instead, choose a few to accent your outfit! For example; if you choose to wear the beautiful sequin top from H&M or the sequin and tutu dress from Rare Opulence, keep the rest of your outfit rather simple.

That being said, don’t feel restricted to just ONE of the above…wearing a few of them at one time will look chic, just be careful which ones you choose!! For example; the double breasted Mango jacket would look awesome with black skinny jeans, paired with the adorable sequined ballerina fats from Zara; accented with the double bow hinged bangle by Kate Spade OR the gold keys charm wrap watch by La Mer OR the mixed bangles from Top Shop. Top your outfit off with one of the following four bags: 1) the backpack from Top Shop 2) the tote bag by Michael Kors 3) the gold studded purse by Rebecca Minkoff, or  4) the chain purse from Jeanne Lottie. Weuf! Luckily the Prada perfume will be perfect with everything 😉

Is there a certain black and gold item you’re coveting right now? I’d love to check it out, so let me know in the comment section below.

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11 Comments

  1. November 30, 2011 / 11:36 am

    This will forever remain a classic combo in my eyes!

  2. Trish
    November 30, 2011 / 2:23 pm

    The sequin and tutu dress from Rare Opulence is by far my favourite!! I’m also loving the La Mer watch, the Jeanne Lottie bag as well as the shirt from H&M! Everything from the Michael Kors bag downward, seem like must haves – they go with anything. All of these are great! You’ve definitely turned me into a black and gold lover =P

    • November 30, 2011 / 7:54 pm

      Haha, it does not surprise me that the sequin and tutu dress is your favourite 😉 It IS the perfect party dress!!

  3. Kristen
    November 30, 2011 / 7:35 pm

    I really want that H&M sequin top. What a perfect look for the holidays!

    • November 30, 2011 / 7:55 pm

      You’re right Kristen, it really is!! This top screams Christmas!!

  4. Tara
    November 30, 2011 / 8:57 pm

    That Rebecca Minkoff purse is haunting my dreams! It will be mine!

    • November 30, 2011 / 9:12 pm

      Gah, I know! It’s been haunting me for so long I HAD to include it in this post! Maybe someone can get it for you for Christmas?? Or you can buy yourself a Christmas present…that is perfectly acceptable!

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