As a colour I think it can be quite hard to wear. You don't want to go OTT or have it look cheap, if it's not real. That's why I like my gold shoes and wear them with all black or all white. For summer, gold sandals would be gorgeous with a white dress or denim shorts and plain tee.
This .gif is from one of my all time favourite collections; Dolce & Gabbana's Byzantine manuscript inspired Fall 2013. I love the huge cross earrings and picked up a pair similar in River Island last year, which I showed you here.
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