Reviewing the metallic silver fashion trend in 2023

It-colour of the year


By Low Sue Mae

Featured images: Gucci, @diesel/instagram
Reviewing the metallic silver fashion trend in 2023

We’ve seen a whirlwind of trends coming from the fashion industry, but there’s one that literally shines above all—silver. From sportswear brands to members of the high fashion circle, metallic silver pieces are a hit this year, seen through the latest collections on the runway. 

Notable fashion houses such as Gucci, Courrèges and Chanel incorporated metallic silver elements into their Spring/Summer 2023 collections, and soon after, the colour took fashion scene by storm.

This ever-so-versatile hue can be associated with both the past and the future, which makes it a great choice for creating eye-catching pieces. From ’70s disco to a futuristic space vibe, this gilded shade, that’s well-loved by fashion enthusiasts, can turn up the drama on any look.

Want to hop on the metallic silver bandwagon? Here are some items that you might want to add to cart now.



Adidas X Wales Bonner Silver Samba Shoes


This year is definitely Adidas’ year. Following the explosive increase in demand for Adidas Sambas in 2023, these kicks have been flying off the shelves every single time it is restocked. Continuing the winning streak that sneaker has brought for the brand is this silver iteration in collaboration with English fashion brand Wales Bonner

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Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 SD

This long-standing heritage lifestyle sneakers was first introduced in 1968 and has been well-loved till this day. These silver kicks are selling out fast, with only a few bigger sizes left on the brand’s website. Fashion influencers have been styling them with ballet and Blokettecore outfits. However, these sneakers go well with pretty much everything—definitely a worthy buy.

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Maison Margiela Silver Broken Mirror Tabi Ballerina Flats


This one’s for all the Tabi fans out there. With Balletcore being a huge trend in 2023, adding these ballet flats with a unique square cleft toe twist to your shoe collection is one way to take your sense of style up a notch. The footwear stands out in both design and colour, making it a statement piece against any look.

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Courrèges Metallic Jersey Dress

Stash away your LBDs. This standout edgy dress is what you need for special occasions. The sleek body-hugging silhouette is crafted from metallic jersey and completed with padded trimmings for a contemporary twist. If you’re attending a party soon, here’s a piece to consider.

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Diesel 1DR Shoulder Bag

If you’ve been keeping up with fashion news, you’ll know that Diesel experienced a major transformation in 2022, courtesy of Glenn Mertens’s Y2K revival. Since then, the brand has been adored for its innovative take on radical fashion and unconventional use of denim. This glossy electroplated shoulder bag is one of the It-items that brought the brand back to life. If you’re looking for something sensational that also blends well with street-style outfits, this bag is certainly a must-have.

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Prada Cleo

A classy piece that’s definitely worth the investment, the silver Prada Cleo would be a great addition to your wardrobe. First released in the 1990s and reinvented in late 2020, this bag has proved itself to be a timeless staple thanks to its curved silhouette and modern design. Need more convincing on making the splurge? Just check out almost every celebrity and top fashion influencer out there toting the bag. 

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Coperni Mini Swipe Bag


Coperni is well known for its distinctive bags, and the Swipe bag is probably one of the most well-loved pieces from the brand. This cute oval-shaped carry-all is crafted from reflective faux leather. Its lightweight and practical shape makes it a great choice for daily wear. Even better, the Swipe bag in silver is a stunning eye-catcher that is easy to match no matter what colour your outfit is.

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