Spring offers diversity with piles of style.
This story first appeared in the February 8, 2010 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
Top: Tribal Beat
Clockwise from top left: Malandrino lamb leather bag with paillettes, $1,150, at Catherine Malandrino, New York (212.929.8710), Catherine Malandrino Maison, Los Angeles (310.358.0895), and catherinemalandrino.com; Oscar de la Renta elaphe snakeskin clutch with glass stones, mother-of-pearl, glass bugle bead and raffia embroidery, $990, at Oscar de la Renta, New York (212.288.5810), Marissa Collections, Naples, Fla. (877.263.4333), and oscardelarenta.com; Baldinini silk satin shoe with lacquered stiletto, approximately $1,195, at Gregory’s, Dallas (972.490.1285); Versace leather and metal boots, $1,950, at select Versace boutiques (888.721.7219); Dries Van Noten silk clutch, $805, at Gail Rothwell, East Hampton, N.Y. (631.324.6666); Florian plastic, glass and plastic pearl necklace, $410, at Barneys New York (212.826.8900), Opening Ceremony (212.219.2688) and Bergdorf Goodman (212.753.7300), New York; Balenciaga leather and wool boot, $5,695, at Maxfield, Los Angeles (310.274.8800); Silvia Tcherassi silk chiffon and acrylic necklace, $190, at Silvia Tcherassi Boutique, Coral Gables, Fla. (305.461.0009); Giuseppe Zanotti for Balmain beaded leather shoe, $2,310, at select Nordstrom stores (888.282.6060), Ron Herman, Los Angeles (323.651.4129), and balmain.com.
Bottom: Laser Tags
Marni leather boot, $1,032, at Marni, New York (212.343.2202), and marni.com; Jil Sander leather bag, $2,545, at Jil Sander, New York (212.925.2345), and Chicago (312.335.0006).
Top: Sparkle ’n’ Shine
From left: Giuseppe Zanotti suede and Crystallized-Swarovski Elements shoe, $1,500, at Giuseppe Zanotti Design, Las Vegas (702.866.0055) and Bal Harbour, Fla. (305.868.0133), and giuseppe-zanotti-design.com; Alexander McQueen silk satin shoe with Swarovski crystals, $1,275, at Alexander McQueen, New York (212.645.1797) and Los Angeles (323.782.4983).
Bottom: Bermuda’s Back
From top: Fendi linen, wood and lamb leather clutch, $1,995, at Fendi, Beverly Hills (310.276.8888), New York (212.759.4646) and Houston (713.961.1111); Devi Kroell python and wood clutch, $1,495, at Devi Kroell, New York (212.228.3201).
Top: Cool Clogs
Clockwise from top left: No. 6 leather and wood shoe, $225, at No. 6 Store, New York (212.226.5759), and no6store.com; Stuart Weitzman calfskin shoe, $345, at Stuart Weitzman, Beverly Hills (310.860.9600); Chanel cotton toile and glass jewel clog, $1,795, at select Chanel boutiques (800.550.0005); Louis Vuitton denim and metal clog, $940, at louisvuitton.com.
Bottom: Fancy Fanny
From top: Marc Jacobs python bag, $950, at Marc Jacobs nationwide at marcjacobs.com; Louis Vuitton leather bag, about $2,080, at louisvuitton.com; D&G leather and pony hair bag, $1,300, at dolcegabbana.it.
Top: Sweet Suede
Clockwise from top: Yves Saint Laurent suede shoe, $895, at Yves Saint Laurent, New York (212.980.2970); Brian Atwood suede shoe, $785, at brianatwood.com; Christian Louboutin suede shoe, $995, at Christian Louboutin, New York (212.396.1884) and Los Angeles (310.247.9300).
Bottom: Leather and Lace
Nina Ricci leather and lace shoe, $1,450, at Adresse, Philadelphia (215.985.3161); Valentino leather bag, $3,500, at select Valentino boutiques (800.997.0140).
Top: Crochet Stars
Clockwise from bottom: Missoni metal bag, $715, at Missoni, New York (212.517.9339); Tommy Hilfi ger satin clutch, $148, at Tommy Hilfiger, New York (212.223.1824); Donna Karan New York vinyl and crepe de chine shoe, $595, at Donna Karan, New York (866.240.4700); Colette Malouf copper wire and gunmetal bracelet, $190, at Colette Malouf, New York (212.941.9588), and colettemalouf.com; Cesare Paciotti leather and silk satin shoe, $715, at Cesare Paciotti, New York (212.452.1222).
Bottom: Def Leopard
From top: Dolce & Gabbana pony hair, cotton and leather bag, $1,995, at select Dolce & Gabbana boutiques (877.70.DGUSA) and dolcegabbana.it; Jimmy Choo pony hair, leather and metal clutch, $1,495, at select Jimmy Choo boutiques (866.JCHOO.US) and jimmychoo.com; Mulberry calf hair bag, $2,650, at Mulberry, Madison Avenue, New York (888.685.6856).
Clockwise from left: Versus leather and metal clutch, $595, at Versace, New York (212.317.0224); Dsquared2 leather, vinyl and metal heel, $1,115, at Zappos.com; Christian Louboutin leather clutch with metal detail, $1,495, at Christian Louboutin, Los Angeles (310.247.9300) and New York (212.396.1884), and christianlouboutin.com; Alexander Wang cotton, elastic and lambskin shoe, $635, at alexanderwang.com.