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Romancing The Stones

NEW YORK — Accessories designers are adding a dash of razzle-dazzle for holiday, detailing the latest handbags, shoes and jewelry with rhinestones and bold, flagrantly fake gemstones. From brooches that have a simple, sparkling elegance to...

NEW YORK — Accessories designers are adding a dash of razzle-dazzle for holiday, detailing the latest handbags, shoes and jewelry with rhinestones and bold, flagrantly fake gemstones. From brooches that have a simple, sparkling elegance to bangles and clutches that take on a bling-bling decadence, these are pieces that are sure to shine. Here, Daniel Swarovski’s lambskin and Swarovski crystal bag with Anya Hindmarch’s rhinestone-detailed moiré pump. For more on the new stone age, see photospread Let It Rock.

This story first appeared in the August 4, 2003 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.