Fall fashion week: Add glitz to cold-weather styles with Midas-touch accessories from top to bottom

Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but this season is all about gold. Whether coated, dipped, or glittered, gold accessories are a great way to add a touch of luxe to your fall wardrobe. Here are some items that get a gold star.

1. All that glitter is gold

These gold "Charm" heels by Kate Spade New York are gorgeous. and will add a touch of glam to special occasions. You'll be looking for every excuse to break out these pretty babies. $298, Stanley Eisenman.

2. Go for the gold

This gold faux-snakeskin cross-body bag from Simply Vera Vera Wang gives you the designer look for a fraction of the cost. Even better? The handbag features detachable straps, perfect for converting it into an evening clutch. $79, Kohl's.

3. The gold standard

Loafers are a staple for fall, but Coach adds a bit of glamour with this "Haydee" style in eye-catching gold. Classic in design but modern in style, these shoes will put you ahead of the fashion curve with every step you take. $188, Coach.

4. Gold and bold

Capitalize on the season's arm-candy trend and build a stack of golden bracelets, cuffs or bangles. Ranging from an edgy spiked cuff to dainty magnetic bracelets, gold accessories are the perfect complement to any cold-weather ensemble. Gold magnetic bracelet, $18, Stella's; gold spiked cuff, $14, Jazzy Jems; gold leather jeweled bracelet, $28, Jazzy Jems.

5. Gold rush

Big, chunky gold necklaces are a bold fashion statement, whether layered over a turtleneck or paired with an oxblood-colored sheath dress. Consider unique pieces such as this Erica Lyons Cleopatra-esque necklace. $45, Belk.

6. Gold leafing

Not a fan of chunky necklaces? No problem. Minimalist designs in gold, like this leaf necklace from Stella's, let you incorporate the gold trend into your cold-weather look without feeling totally overwhelmed. $20, Stella's.

Courtney Ortega, 817-390-7715