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Go for gold this Olympic season

Fringed metallic stretch-knit cardigan, by Missoni from Net-a-porter
10 Aug 2016

Fringed metallic stretch-knit cardigan, by Missoni from Net-a-porter

Even cover-ups can benefit from a wash of gild, like this fringed cardigan. It's so pretty, you can even pair it with a cocktail dress for fancy drinks after work!

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Metallic paneled leather brogues, by Marni
10 Aug 2016

Metallic paneled leather brogues, by Marni

This mannish shoe is a hit this season, why not upgrade yours with a metallic detail?

Natalia large textured leather shoulder bag, by Tom Ford from Net-a-porter
10 Aug 2016

Natalia large textured leather shoulder bag, by Tom Ford from Net-a-porter

The oversized gold twist lock detail injects a touch of street-cool to the otherwise ladylike bag. 

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Metallic embroidered blouse in silk-georgette, by Givenchy
10 Aug 2016

Metallic embroidered blouse in silk-georgette, by Givenchy

Channel Queen Bey in this military-inspired piece - trust us, your troops will be at your every command with this one.

Striped silk crepe wide leg pants, Stella MCCartney from Net-a-porter
10 Aug 2016

Striped silk crepe wide leg pants, Stella MCCartney from Net-a-porter

Tracksuits are back, and you can definitely work the trend at work with this sporty striped pants from Stella McCartney. Pair with a silk button-up and you'll be ready to slay!

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Metallic denim cotton skirt, by Tomas Maier from MyTheresa
10 Aug 2016

Metallic denim cotton skirt, by Tomas Maier from MyTheresa

Who says you can't wear a denim skirt to the office? This Tomas Maier version is brushed in a sophisticated gold and its A-line cut is suitably demure for work.

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Suede sneakers, $129, by Puma
10 Aug 2016

Suede sneakers, $129, by Puma

Upgrade your go-to white sneaks with a gold one, like this beautiful pair from Puma.

'Paradeyes' sunglasses, by Fendi
10 Aug 2016

'Paradeyes' sunglasses, by Fendi

We're simply in love with this futuristic take on the classic cateye shades.

Mandy jacquard dress, by Alice+Olivia from MyTheresa
10 Aug 2016

Mandy jacquard dress, by Alice+Olivia from MyTheresa

We think this cute polka-dot dress is perfect for casual Fridays, what about you?

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Sequined georgette straight-leg pants, by Chloé
10 Aug 2016

Sequined georgette straight-leg pants, by Chloé

If you can pull off something a bit more risque in the office, you've got to get this pair rocker-glam pants. Throw on a white blouse and a sleek blazer to balance the stand-out piece.

Future Torque necklace, by Swarovski
10 Aug 2016

Future Torque necklace, by Swarovski

Add a hint of gold to your neckline with this pretty crystal necklace.

Manda metallic pleated skirt, by Isabel-Marant, Étoile from MyTheresa
10 Aug 2016

Manda metallic pleated skirt, by Isabel-Marant, Étoile from MyTheresa

A pleated skirt ought to be a wardrobe staple for you by now, and this metallic version makes it interesting enough to work for both day and night. 

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Atena gold tone hoop earrings, by Rosantica from Net-a-porter
10 Aug 2016

Atena gold tone hoop earrings, by Rosantica from Net-a-porter

Hoop earrings are a must-have this season - get yours in gold and make sure it has an interesting texture for extra edginess. 

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As the Olympics finally kicked off in Brazil, the competitive air has also reached us in the ELLE office. While we’re no competing athletes (sometimes we can’t even make it to our weekly yoga sesh –insert sheepish face-), we know what would make work-wardrobe winners: Gold pieces, of course!

Don’t worry, we’re not going to dress you up like a trophy. The curated pieces in the gallery above are smart, structured with a touch of gild – perfect for including a touch of #winning to your office wear!

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