Metallic accessories and statement sneakers can help accentuate your fit and are something everybody should have in their arsenal. Often, the regal gold-yellow colorway is associated with the holidays via overtop decor, glittered gift wrapping, and gaudy window displays that can leave your eyes hurting, so we got into the spirit and curated a list that even King Midas couldn’t touch. Whether you’re putting it on your wishlist or figuring out what to spend on your loved one, adding a tasteful amount gold will speak volumes. If you’re trying to get your shopping right, check out our Best Holiday Bling 2018 upgrade below to elevate your apparel and accessories game with some necklaces, bracelets and fragrances.
Paco Rabanne 1 Million Fragrance
Sitting within the confines of opulent and elegant packaging which was designed by industrial designer Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance, Paco Rabanne’s 1 Million bottle interprets the essence of the gold bar. Inside the box lays the fashion house’s multi-faceted fragrance that characterizes its take on masculinity. Touted as a “striking and assertive” scent, the woody base creates a basis for the fruity and spicy middle notes to intermingle in harmony.
Stone Island Iridescent Coating Tela
An extra layer during the cold months ahead couldn’t hurt. Arm yourself with a warm gilet to make it through the cold. Stone Island has dropped an iridescent nylon/canvas one bonded to a golden pink film giving it a shimmering effect. Whether rocking a down puffer or shell jacket, the extra lightweight gilet will help you endure the urban winter.
AMBUSH® SSS Zip Tie Bracelet
What started out as a passion project quickly became a full-fledged brand with worldwide recognition. Celebrated Tokyo-based jewelry designers VERBAL and YOON have been crafting abstract Tokyo aesthetic with skate and street influences, and the zip tie bracelet exemplifies an elevated take on simple cable tie fastener. Up your wrist game with this ornamental take on a typically utilitarian item.
Balenciaga Gold Chain Necklace
If a bracelet just isn’t enough and you’re looking to stack with more accessories, this Balenciaga box chain necklace undoubtedly adds some flair. It’s an ideal statement piece to wear alone or with other necklaces. Available in an antiqued gold-tone brass.
Nike Air Force 1 ‘07 LV8 Jewel “Black/Metallic Gold”
Missed the A-COLD-WALL* drop and need an affordable Air Force 1 that doesn’t compromise on sleekness and comfort? The “Black/Metallic Gold” colorway offers a black leather upper with a metallic gold mini jewel Swoosh and includes a gold leather heel tab with embossed branding.
Rimowa ORIGINAL Check-In M
If you want to arrive to your holiday destination in style, the Rimowa ORIGINAL Check-In M is the perfectly sized carry-on piece. Thanks to its ball-bearing mounted wheels with cushioned axles, Rimowa’s multi-wheel system guarantees effortless steering. This piece is sure to stand the test of time.
Nike React Element 55 Gold
In 2018, Nike first introduced the react Element 55, and to its delight, received a great deal of fan-fare. Offering a new iteration of the model, the light-weight runner bares the silhouette’s signature design elements while boasting a color palate of metallic gold and olive across the upper. The high-sheen accents and suede trims creates a perfect balance of luxury and style.
Thom Browne Sunglasses
Well known for his elegance and quality, Thom Browne extends his signature design language to a pair of gold mirror-lens sunglasses. The titanium build provides rigidity to survive your winter journeys and the frames are accented by the American designer’s signature trip-colored striping.
Mad et Len Bougie Fumiste 1.5kg
Bring a fragrant, fresh aroma to any room, alongside a tinge of opulence, with the Bougie Fumiste candle by Mad et Len. Encompassing a handmade craftsmanship, the soy wax candles features a plethora of organic perfume oils — sourced from Grasse, France — that creates a warm, woody essence with sweet undertones.
Margiela Laminated Card Holder
Seemingly subtle, Maison Margiela’s laminated leather cardholder blurs the lines of utility and style. The gold swathed wallet shimmers with a textured iridescence while featuring a diagonal slots to hold a user’s cash reserves, and the product wouldn’t be complete without the Parisian fashion house’s ubiquitous white stitching.