Fashion Quarterly silver issue

  Silver, the sleek and shimmering hue, has taken the fashion world by storm, emerging as the trendsetter for 2024. With its unmistakable shine and futuristic vibe, silver fashion has become the go-to for anyone looking to make a bold statement. Silver has become a staple for anyone keen on channeling this metallic wave.  We've seen it all—from metallic silver dresses that dazzle at evening events to daytime casual with silver jeans

(Featured in the latest Fashion Quarterly magazine).

 And let's not forget the accessories; silver statement jewelry is especially popular, turning everyday outfits into conversation-starting ensembles. From silver boots to bags and belts, it's clear that the fashion world has welcomed silver with open arms.

But beyond just clothing and accessories, the silver trend has also made its way into hair and makeup. Silver hair, once seen as a sign of aging, is now embraced by people of all ages as a bold and fashionable choice. And with the rise of metallic makeup trends, silver eyeshadow, highlighter, and even lipstick have become must-have items in any beauty lover's collection.

The Resurgence of Metallics

The 2023 Gucci runway show featured a dazzling array of silver, only to be translated later into 2024 when the taste for metallic finishes, especially silver, reclaimed its place in the spotlight. From the runways to street style, silver clothing adds chic sleekness and modernity to outfits everywhere. This trend is not just another fleeting fad—it reflects our collective aspiration towards a more dynamic and avant-garde approach to personal style. And it's not just about the color itself - the texture of silver, with metallic finishes, is also finding its way into fashion and homes. Silver fashion brings a refreshing break from traditional palettes, offering a space-age aesthetic that is both sophisticated and daring. Silver adds a futuristic, sleek, modern glamour that is timeless and classic. (from Grazia magazine)  gucci silver dress

The Influence of Celebrities and Influencers

Helen Mirren walks L'Oreal runway in Paris

Celebrities have long been trendsetters, and their recent love affair with silver shades is no exception. Take Helen Mirren, who captivated Paris Fashion Week 2023 as the L'Oreal brand ambassador with her disco-inspired silver hair and silver Eli Saab dress.

(shown here from Evoke magazine

Jane Fonda stunned audiences at the 2020 Oscars with her decision to showcase her natural silver hair, setting a trend about embracing aging with grace and style. Andie McDowell, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Anderson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jeff Goldblum, George Clooney, and British Vogue's deputy editor Sarah Harris and the list goes on have all demonstrated the timeless elegance that silver—and grey—can exude.

These star-studded endorsements have undoubtedly played a significant role in catapulting silver from a mere color option to a full-blown trend, inspiring us to consider sterling silver both in our wardrobes and as a statement of personal empowerment.

Silver as a Symbol of Empowerment

While the silver trend is undeniably fashionable, it holds deeper meaning for many individuals. Its shimmering hue represents strength, resilience, and empowerment. What's truly remarkable about the silver trend is its inclusivity. It's a style that belongs to everyone, regardless of age or gender. Silver's universal charm inspires a new wave of self-expression, encouraging us to mix traditional elements with futuristic ones.

Moreover, the fashion industry has also recognized the significance of silver as a symbol of empowerment. Brands have begun to use this trend to advocate for inclusivity and diversity, showcasing models of all ages and backgrounds rocking silver looks on the runway.

Close this content Marie Claire US Celebrities Rocking Stunning Silver Hair Looks Silver hair has also become a statement of beauty in its own right. This trend report originally published by Marie Claire fashion magazine challenges society's perception that gray hair is something to be hidden or covered up. 

Instead, people are embracing their natural hair color and even dying their hair silver to achieve the look. With many younger celebrities and influencers sporting silver locks for a minute or two, like Kim and Kylie Kardashian and Lady Gaga, this trend has gained mainstream acceptance and is now celebrated as a symbol of confidence, wisdom, and grace.

Shimmering Fashion 2024: A Trend That's Here to Stay

This affinity for all things silver reflects a broader appetite for metallics in style. The growing appeal of handmade silver adornments, coupled with the use of 925 silver, gemstones, and crystals, indicates a larger movement toward accessories that don't just complement an outfit but redefine it. Similar to our own Cadman Rock ethos of wearing timeless silver jewelry as an extension of your individual everyday style.

In addition to its symbolic significance, silver has also become a staple in the fashion industry for its versatility and timeless appeal. It can be dressed up or down, adding a touch of coolness to any outfit. Silver is now seen as a must-have element for any fashion-forward individual, from jewelry and accessories to clothing and footwear.

fashion quarterly summer issue But beyond just being trendy, (as seen in this month's issue of Fashion Quarterly) our cult favourite Cadman Rock Warrior hand hammered bangle; investing in silver as a fashion statement is also environmentally conscious. Unlike other metals used in fashion, silver has a low environmental impact and can be easily recycled. The rise of silver has also sparked a greater conversation about sustainability and ethical fashion choices. 

 As a precious yet abundant metal, silver allows for creativity within an environmentally conscious framework, aligning with our greener aspirations. This makes it a sustainable choice for those seeking more eco-friendly fashion choices.


hand made silver rings In addition to its aesthetic appeal, there are practical benefits to choosing silver as a fashion statement. Due to its durability and resistance to tarnishing, silver jewelry and accessories can withstand the test of time. This makes it a worthwhile investment for those looking for long-lasting and versatile pieces to add to their wardrobe.  In contrast to other metals used in fashion, silver is also hypoallergenic, making it a safe choice for those with sensitive skin. This opens up the opportunity for individuals who may have previously avoided wearing metal jewelry due to allergies or discomfort.
Beyond being eco-friendly and practical, investing in silver as a fashion statement also supports local and artisanal communities. Many silver pieces are handcrafted by skilled artisans, preserving traditional techniques and providing employment opportunities for those in developing countries. Its sustainability, versatility, durability, hypoallergenic properties, and support for local communities make it an ideal choice for those seeking style and substance with endless potential in the fashion.  hand crafted silver and gemstone ring


So next time you want to add a certain 'je ne sais quois" to your look, wear silver and join the ranks of those on cutting-edge fashion and sensibility. Make it a staple in your wardrobe. Whether it's through jewelry, accessories, or clothing, there are endless ways to incorporate silver into your fashion choices.

From big looks to subtle ones, express more of yourself with delicate silver rings and bracelets to statement earrings and necklaces; there is something for everyone.