Metallics Are A Key Trend For Fall
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Metallics Are A Key Trend For Fall

Saskia Lawaks

From Jaden Smith’s metallic ensemble to Gemma Chan’s intricate dress, stars at the Louis Vuitton x British Vogue dinner proved that metals are all the rage this season.

Last Thursday night, guests from actor Jung Ho-yeon to screenwriter (and British Vogue cover girl) Michaela Coel, came together for an intimate Louis Vuitton x British Vogue dinner hosted by none other than editor-in-chief Edward Enninful and creative director Nicolas Ghesquière at London’s Louis Vuitton New Bond Street apartment.

The iconic French fashion house is known to host debonair small affairs that bring together notables and artisans across disciplines—a place of creative exchange and meaningful conversation. This time, collaborating with British Vogue, the scene was relaxed and private without skimping on the glitz of a star-studded evening. There was a decadent dinner prepared by Le Bar des Près’ chef Cyril Lignac and an after-party with DJ LeAm that ensued soon afterward.

Guests brought a dose of glamour to the fashionable gathering, clad in a myriad of textures and shimmery paillettes. The crowd, imbued with household names, fashion luminaries, and creatives, made sure to serve looks that capitalized on the dinner party aesthetic with unexpected elements in tow. Below, take a look at our favorite outfits from the eventful evening.

Timeless Co-ords: Lous and the Yakuza

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Lous and the Yakuza’s look took on a modern approach to the occasion. With a midriff-baring silhouette, the sleek separates were elegant yet streamlined. Paired with sequin-filled thigh-high boots, the Congolese-Belgian singer brought a shimmering touch to her evening look.

The Statement Dress: Gemma Chan

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Tapping into the maximalist approach to evening dressing, Chan’s dress demonstrated the lasting power of shine through yellow and silver attachés. A mainstay of the Louis Vuitton Resort 2023 collection, the dress made a statement yet felt refined at the same time.

Comfort Meets Glam: Jung Ho-yeon

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Jung Ho-yeon donned an effortlessly cool party look in a cozy printed set with plenty of texture. Paired with a metal-detailed belt and knee-high boots, Jung put a contemporary yet sporty spin on evening attire.

The Layered Look: Cynthia Erivo

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Cynthia Erivo opted for lust-worthy layers for her dinner party aesthetic. A gold overcoat with glimmering details was paired with denim and an off-shoulder top for a riot of textures.

The Metallic Rebel: Jaden Smith

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Jaden Smith proved that metallic glitz continues to take the fashion industry by storm (as seen in Vogue World‘s covetable roster of glossy pieces). With a silver jacket with black details paired with denim pants and a skirt layered on top, Smith takes on a genderless and fashion-forward approach to the occasion.

A Lesson in Textured Accents: Michaela Coel

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With an ornate textured blouse and plenty of layers, Michaela Coel channels fall’s muted color palette into a well-polished evening look. Neutral pieces complement tweed, knitwear, and punchy details in her fresh take on dinner party fashion.

The Art of an Elegant Midriff: Phoebe Dynevor

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Disrupting the codes of femininity, Dyvenor’s aesthetic merges modern day Greek Goddess elements with practicality. Black slacks are paired with a metallic and stone-detailed half top for a powerful ensemble.

A Retro-Inspired Moment: Sabine Getty

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Scholastic sophistication makes an entrance with Sabine Getty’s ensemble. Tweed pants, a camel-toned overcoat, a floral tie, and a white button-up come together for a fabulously fun update to anAnnie Hall-approved ensemble.

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