The following is a roundup of the top trends at Paris accessories shows Eclat de Mode and Premiere Class:
Native and Latin American looks in dark earth tones and turquoise.
Folkloric elements like antique coins.
Buddhist references, as in soft, low-slung hip bags.
Natural materials: gold leaf, steel, minerals, feathers, shell, wood, glass, straw and mother-of-pearl.
Romantic and baroque jewelry with clusters of small semiprecious stones, multiple strands of beads and chains, velvet-ribbon details in rose and blue.
This story first appeared in the September 23, 2002 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.