Good Stuff: Modern Metals

Metal details and metallic touches seriously shine this spring.

Spring Metals trend
Photo by Becca Sabot

Mint Green bag by Jimmy Choo

1. Candy Coated. Mint green and gold plating make this bag chic and playful. Chain-link shoulder bag ($875), by Jimmy Choo, from Nordstrom, Mall of America, 952-883-2121,

Gold foil necklace by Monies from D.NOLO

2. Pump up the Chains. The chain-link jewelry you've been wearing? Supersize it. Gold foil necklace ($645), by Monies, from D.NOLO, 219 N. 2nd St., Mpls., 612-584-3244,

Faubourg du Temple metallic baseball jacket

3. Batter Up. Baseball jackets come in unexpected fabric or prints for spring. Metallic baseball jacket ($88), by Faubourg du Temple, also from Nordstrom

Gold Cuffs from D.NOLO and Arrow Minneapolis

4. The New Cuffs. This season's options range from elegant to exaggerated. Gold foil ($265) by Monies, also from D.NOLO; architectural cuffs ($265 each), by Lady Grey, from Arrow, 121 N. 1st St., Mpls., 612-339-1663,

Kate Spade bright pink bag

5. Hot Handbag. A bright bag is a great way to ease into spring. Note the gold hardware. Structured bag ($448), by Kate Spade, also from Nordstrom

Canvas Coaster from Foundry Home Goods

6. Dish It. This season, everything looks sharper with gold trim. Coaster/dish ($16), by Canvas, from The Foundry Home Goods, 125 N. 1st St., Mpls., 612-333-8484,

Hollywood Trading Company belt from D.NOLO

7. Studly. Flat studs for a rock star look that's sophisticated. Belt ($310), by Hollywood Trading Company, also from D.NOLO

Foundry Home Goods suede brushes with wire bristles

8. Brushed with Gold. The tool you didn't know you needed but now can't live without. Suede brush with wire bristles ($5 each), also from The Foundry Home Goods

3.1 Phillip Lim skirt

9. Biker Babe. The slices of color make this hot number more accessible, day or night. Metallic skirt ($895), by 3.1 Phillip Lim, also from Nordstrom

Stuart Weitzman Cyclist sneakers from Pumpz

10. Riveting. Luxury sneakers continue to be a big trend, especially when updated with metal hardware. Cyclist sneakers ($398), by Stuart Weitzman, from Pumpz & Company, Galleria, 952-926-2252,

3.1 Phillip Lim sunglasses from Pumpz

11. Shades that Shine. It's the details that define your look. Gold trimmed sunglasses ($300), by 3.1 Phillip Lim, also from Pumpz & Company