Accessories were everywhere in the spring collections. Sexy and feminine looks were important, but so were exotic pieces worn in multiples and sports styles. Jewelry ranged from boldly scaled tribal necklaces to the most luxurious gold-set gems. Bags included the big slouchy looks that have been important for the past few seasons and structured leather bags or bright clutches. Meanwhile, shoes were more ornate than ever, trimmed with beads, rhinestones and feathers for a theatrical flourish.
This story first appeared in the October 21, 2002 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.