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What Looks Best With a Gold Brocade Skirt?

by Sara Cantu

Gold brocade is a timeless pattern that makes a major style impact around the holidays. While the winter and fall seasons are the best time to showcase a versatile piece like a gold brocade skirt, it can be made appropriate for year-round styling when paired with just the right accessories. Pair a gold brocade skirt with a variety of types of pieces to compile a long list of ensembles to take you through the seasons impeccably dressed in chic and sophisticated style.

White Button-Down

Pairing a gold brocade skirt with a classic and crisp white button down is the simplest way to form an elegant ensemble. While brocade patterns are prevalent around the holidays, pairing them with timeless pieces will make it appropriate for the entire fall and winter seasons. Minimal accessories work well with this pairing, but adding a gold chain necklace underneath will add just the right amount of glitz.

Neutrals

Whether it's a black silk camisole or a beige chiffon top, pairing neutrals with your gold brocade skirt will allow the luxe fabric take center stage. For a chic and glamorous outfit requiring little effort, pair a black tank top with a gold brocade skirt and black patent leather pumps. This outfit can easily be made more sophisticated and conservative with the edition of a black, structured blazer.

Leather Peplum

Leather pairings are a quick way to add an instant dose of edge to a luxurious gold brocade skirt. While leather tops in simple silhouettes are a great option, a leather peplum provides an extra oomph in the form of a more interesting silhouette. This gorgeous combination is a fabulous outfit choice for nights out and holiday fetes where a "tough girl meets glam" look is appropriate.

T-Shirt

While a simple T-shirt might seem too drab for a gold brocade skirt, the casual effect of this garment can do wonders to tone down the dressiness of your skirt. Tuck a V-neck T-shirt into your skirt and rock with ankle boots or a funky pair of heels. Not for the fashionably tame, this look is both sassy and trendy and can be worn for a variety of occasions. A chambray shirt accomplishes a similar effect --though more polished -- for this type of outfit.

About the Author

Sara Cantu has been writing fashion and lifestyle articles since 2009. As a fashion stylist, writer and blogger, she has been published in “Lady Couture” magazine and “RGV” magazine. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from The University of Texas - Pan American.

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