This story first appeared in the August 3, 2009 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
Take a trip to the state of accessories.
Beginning with the inner-circle of handbags, from top: Anya Hindmarch leather bag, $995, at Anya Hindmarch, New York (212.343.8147), and anyahindmarch.com.
Moving counter-clockwise, Oscar de la Renta silk faille embroidered clutch, $990, at Oscar de la Renta nationwide (888.782.6357) and oscardelarenta.com.
Be & D lambskin clutch, $695, at select Bloomingdale’s stores (800.777.0000), Emly Benham, Atlanta (904.387.2121), and Capretto Shoes, Miami (305.661.7767).
Michael Kors patent leather clutch, $995, at Michael Kors, New York (212.452.4685).
Moving outwards, to the sandals at top left: Havaianas rubber sandal, $24 (green), and $22 (white), at havaianasus.com.
Moving counter-clockwise: Giuseppe Zanotti for Thakoon lambskin bootie, $1,095, at Jeffrey, New York (212.206.1272) and Atlanta (404.237.9000).
Alexandra Neel suede boot, $845, at select Barneys New York stores (888.8.BARNEY) and barneys.com.
Balmain leather boot, $2,217, at Bergdorf Goodman, New York (212.753.7300).
Prada silk velvet shoe, $1,500, at Prada, Madison Avenue, New York (888.977.1900).
Edmundo Castillo for Narciso Rodriguez leather boot, $1,520, available by special order at email@example.com.
At center: Alexander McQueen recycled paper shoe, $1,385, at Alexander McQueen, New York (212.645.1797), and Neiman Marcus, Los Angeles (877.634.6263) and San Francisco (877.634.6264).
From bottom left, Roger Vivier pink silk satin shoe, $1,275, at Roger Vivier, New York (212.861.5371).
To the right, Bruno Frisoni viscose, silk and polyester shoe, $2,838, at Neiman Marcus, Los Angeles (877.634.6263) and San Francisco (877.634.6264).
At very bottom, Gucci leather boot, $1,050, at select Gucci boutiques (800.4 56.7663), saks.com and nordstrom.com.
At top left, Dries Van Noten grey silk pump, $573, at select Barneys New York (888.8.BARNEY) and Nordstrom (800.695.8000) stores.
To the right, Versus leather and Swarovski crystal sandal, $2,795, available by special order, at Versace worldwide (888.721.7219).
At top middle, Devi Kroell snakeskin and leather bootie, $1,190, at Hu’s Shoes, Washington (202.342.0202), and devikroell.com.
At left, orange speckled patent leather shoe by Repetto, $345, at Creatures of Comfort, Los Angeles (323.655.7855), and repetto.com.
Moving right, a red acrylic clutch by BCBG Max Azria, $198, at bcbg.com.
Below, Jean Paul Gaultier beige silk satin and patent leather shoe, $660, at Zappos.com and Ikram, Chicago (312.587.1000).
Moving right, Marc by Marc Jacobs plastic ring, $88, at bloomingdales.com.
Jil Sander purple leather pump, $975, at Jil Sander, New York (212.925.2345).
At far left, Bottega Veneta leather and karung snakeskin bag, $3,600, at Bergdorf Goodman, New York (800.558.1855), Barneys New York, New York (212.826.8900), and neimanmarcus.com.
Moving right, a green Chanel wool tweed and lambskin bag, $2,595, at select Neiman Marcus stores (800.365.7989).
Red Jimmy Choo calfskin bags, $1,695, at Jimmy Choo nationwide (866.JCHOOUS) and jimmychoo.com.
A leopard print Longchamp leather bag, $900, at Longchamp, Spring Street (212.343.7444), New York.
At left, Diego Dolcini leather, silk velvet and crystal sandal, $1,690, at Confederacy, Los Angeles (323.913.3040), and Gregory’s, Dallas (972.490.1285).
At top, And_i by Andreas Eberharter anodized aluminum cuffs, $195, at Julie 762, New York (212.717.5959), and and-i.net.
Below, at left: Robert Lee Morris brass, sterling silver and wood necklace with leather strap, $7,200, at The Robert Lee Morris Gallery, New York (212.431.9405).
Moving right: Trussardi leather handbag, $745, at select Barneys New York stores (888.8.BARNEYS), Jeffrey, New York (212.220.8633), and shop.trussardi1911.com
Below, a pink and white checkered Dolce & Gabbana silk grosgrain ribbon and suede handbag with turquoise stones, $2,195, at Dolce & Gabbana nationwide (877.70.DGUSA).
At bottom, red Christian Louboutin for Jonathan Saunders ostrich, silk velvet and Swarovski crystal pump, $1,790, at Christian Louboutin, Las Vegas (702.818.1650).
At top, pink and white Kate Spade New York resin cuff with brass beads, $125, at 800.519.3778.
At left, Miu Miu patent leather shoe, $540, at select Miu Miu boutiques (888.977.1900).
At middle, beige ox and goatskin clutch by Marni, $1,035, at marni.com.
At center, Michael Kors leather and patent leather pump, $495, at Michael Kors,
New York (212.452.4685) and Beverly Hills (310.777.8862).
At bottom left, Elie Tahari raffi a and gold embroidery bag, $1,098, at Elie Tahari, New York (212.334.4441), and elietahari.com.
At bottom center, Anna Sui calfskin boot, $878, at Anna Sui, New York (212.941.8406).
At top middle, Lanvin metal and silk satin bag, $2,150, at Barneys New York, New York (212.826.8900).
Moving counter-clockwise, a Derek Lam suede clutch, $990, at dereklam.com.
L.A.M.B. washed lambskin and patent PVC bag, $325, at select Bloomingdale’s stores (800.777.0000).
Salvatore Ferragamo leather handbag, $1,090, at Salvatore Ferragamo, New York (800.628.8916).
Balenciaga suede bag, $2,495, at Balenciaga, New York (212.206.0872).
Moving outward, at top left, Elizabeth and James leather sandal, $350, at Neiman Marcus, Beverly Hills (310.550.5900) and select locations (800.365,7989), and Bergdorf Goodman, New York (212.753.7300).
Moving counter-clockwise, Christian Dior suede and snakeskin shoe, $1,390, at Christian Dior nationwide (800.929.DIOR).
Mulberry patent leather bag, $695, at Mulberry, New York (888.685.6856).
Calvin Klein Collection Swarovski crystal bag, $1,595, at Calvin Klein Collection, New York (212.292.9000).