Chic designs take beige from blah to bold.
Joan & David leather shoe, $250, at select Bloomingdale’s stores (800.777.0000); Tommy Hilfiger leather bag, $248, at Tommy Hilfiger, New York (212.223.1824); Loeffler Randall calfskin shoe, $695, at Scoop, New York (212.925.2886). Beautiful People leather bag, $350, at Miss Groove, Milwaukee, Wis. (414.298.9185); Gianfranco Ferré leather clutch, $2,160, at Gianfranco Ferré, Beverly Hills (310.273.3211). Tod’s leather bag, $1,325, at Tod’s nationwide (800.457.TODS); Manolo Blahnik leather shoe, $795, at Neiman Marcus (800.937.9146). Diesel Black Gold leather bag, $320, at Diesel nationwide (877.433.4373); Guess leather shoe, $188, at Guess, SoHo, New York (212.925.0817). Martinez Valero leather shoe, $175, at Zappos.com; Ruthie Davis leather platform sandal with metal stud heel, $895, at Neiman Marcus, Beverly Hills (310.550.5900); Casadei leather shoe, $720, at casadei.com.