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Designers are going for the glitter for resort, adding gold to many pieces. Whether it’s only a dash or covers a piece entirely, this precious tone gives resort accessories a glam effect.

This story first appeared in the July 10, 2008 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

Designers are taking a dramatic view of resort evening accessories with satin or metallic pieces that sparkle and shine, often spiked with shots of color.

 

Clockwise from top left: Kate Spade’s 14-karat gold-plated metal, crystal and resin pearl necklace; Sergio Rossi’s patent leather clutch; Prada’s leather and Swarovski crystal sandal, and Kotur’s mirror, resin and Swarovski crystal minaudière.

PHOTOS BY GEORGE CHINSEE 

 

 

Clockwise from top: Salvatore Ferragamo’s silk satin sandal; Sita de Vesci’s beaded leather clutch at RJM Group; Valentino’s leather and Swarovski crystal clutch; Raquel Moreno’s 24-karat gold vermeil, python and enamel cuff at A. Cicognani Communications; Genevieve Jones’ 18-karat yellow and white gold-plated silver and white sapphire rings; Alberta Ferretti’s silk satin and crystal necklace; Anya Hindmarch’s calfskin clutch, and Jimmy Choo’s metal mesh bag.

PHOTOS BY GEORGE CHINSEE

 

 

Clockwise from top: Marc Jacobs’ leather clutch; Brian Atwood’s silk radzimir and Swarovski crystal pump; Burberry Prorsum’s glass necklace; Lambertson Truex’s lizard clutch; 18-karat gold-plated brass, citrine and peridot necklace from Kara by Kara Ross; Jane August’s python clutch at Sola Showroom; Celestina’s silver-plated filigree and smoky topaz minaudière, and Mary Norton’s leather, Swarovski crystal and glass pearl minaudière.

 

PHOTOS BY GEORGE CHINSEE

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