“When a woman buys shoes, she takes them out of the box and looks at herself in the mirror. But she isn’t really looking at her shoes – she’s looking at herself. If she likes herself, then she likes the shoes.” Christian Louboutin

We, in Estilo-Tendances, have introduced you to all the different shoe types over the past few months – casual and formal, flats and high heels, feminine and influenced by menswear. Now that it is the period of graduations, we would like to focus on the trend that suits for all of them – metallic!

Best way to add a little glamour to any outfit without wearing too many accessories and embellishments. Metallic shoes have the glow built-in that you are looking for a sunny summer day to blind with style those who you made to stare. It is such a versatile material to be used on shoes, which is why it shined on the catwalks so bright Spring/Summer 2014 and reached the street style right after.

Here is a careful selection of 9 best metallic shoes this summer!

#1 Flats

Summer dresses and flats always go hand in hand. When choosing palette colors and pure white for the color scheme that your outfit follows, then sequins and metallic touch through simple and comfortable shoes is the best way to wear your outfit up! Just add a matching bag and few modest pieces of jewellery and shine like a diamond with this smart casual look!

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Metallic trend suits to be mixed with almost any other trend this season such as bright and neon colors and polka dots. Perfect outfit for your last exams this summer!

#2 Sandals and Flip Flops

Summer season requires for a great pair of sandals. They are comfortable and keep you feet cool on those hot summer days. Mixing metallic and modest colors such as black or white for the style of your sandals is the best way to own a pair that suits with any occasion and outfit. Can be easily worn up with matching bag, jewelry and blazer! Play around with your nail polish and make-up to add even more perfection to this simple fashion element!

Try mixing different metallics to add a little more spark to your shoe wear! Mix metallic with different colors to find which one suits the most with your style and mood of the outfit you are choosing!

#3 Sneakers and Low Tops

Sneakers have been developing over the past few seasons to the level where almost everyone has a pair in the closet as a fashion element and not just for jogging. If not yet, then these metallic ones will for sure grow on you. Try mixing metallic with leather and over sized clothing to have the urban and chic look for the street style!

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#4 High-Heel Sandals

Loving the metallic sandals for the summer, but are you one of those ladies who never goes out without wearing heels? Try criss-cross strapped high heel sandals! Perfect for both smart casual, but also more formal event! Don`t forget to mix the trends and add color with different elements, depending on the occasion!

Sandals and socks – the worst fashion mistake? Not this season it isn´t! And not when it comes to metallic high heel sandals! Definitely adds a little more daring touch to your outfit when mixing palette and metallic.

#5 Tip Toe Pumps

Looking for a smart casual look for the office or job interview? Try mixing beige with grey and metallic! Simple and modest, but has a strong stylish touch to it! The mood of this outfit is set by jewellery and the bag, so choose carefully and don´t overdo it! Balanced, chic look works every time!

Wear metallic with animal prints and sailor trend for the chic look! Also, a perfect choice when choosing to try denim on denim – the fabric of the season mixed with such a classy trend!

Choose skinny black jeans instead of boyfriend jeans and wear a little more formal shirt with it in darker tones to add a stronger touch to your summer evening outfit! Try skinny leather trousers instead of jeans to wear the outfit even more up!

#6 Platforms

Either you prefer wearing shorts, skirts or modern cut dresses you can doubtless go with a pair of metallic platforms If you don’t know which one to choose, you can try these ones from Rag Bones mixed with elegant and basic colors!

Feeling more feminine? Wear floral, pure white or lace dress with metallic platforms in different colors, depending on your style and color scheme of the outfit! Add a matching bag and a few stylish accessories to finish the look!

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Choosing a summer dress in basic colors, but really feel daring? Try statement shoes like these found from Dubai street style – modern colors, metallic touch and block heel platform trend!

#7 Oxford Shoes

Oxford shoes is one the coolest fashion elements that have returned to the streets this season! Choose them in metallic and mix your pure white jeans or trousers with floral! This look is feminine and elegant but has this modern touch to it.

Wanting to rock your denim jacket with black skinny trousers for a chic urban street style look? Choose silver metallic Oxford shoes and add few modest pieces of jewelry and metallic nail polish!

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How about a smart casual look that looks feminine, but has influence from men’s style? Try trousers with an over sized shirt with prints and patterns and add a simple cardigan or a blazer! Do not overdo the make-up, hair, and accessories – metallic Oxford shoes make the statement themselves!

Karen Walker mixing Eastern culture with modern utility with her Spring/Summer 2014 collection!

Beautiful and chic blazer worn with shorts or mini skirt and modern metallic Oxford shoes is sexy and powerful look for almost any smart casual event this summer!

#8 Low Heel Shoes

Wear metallic with different prints and patterns. Choose the color scheme yourself, depending on your style and the occasion. Try tip toe low heel shoes with pencil skirt or high waist trousers this summer for a chic and feminine look!

Peter Jensen mixing modern prints with retro cuts for both the dress and the shoes for his Spring/Summer 2014 collection.

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#9 High Heel Shoes

The best way to make the fashion statement is to mix the trends. High heel metallic shoes worn with socks, palettes, polka dots, pencil skirt, and retro summer dress – all these elements create the ultimate summer outfit with both feminine and modern touch!

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Block heel metallic shoes worn with simple jeans, but worn up with neon colored cardigan. Add a huge clutch bag and accessories to add even more stylish touch to your look!

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It is time to shine! Did this guide help you to learn how to do it with metallic shoes this summer?

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