Flat finishes make an arresting style debut.
This story first appeared in the August 9, 2010 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
Katy Briscoe 18-karat yellow gold, diamond and jet medium cuff (left), $16,500, and 18-karat yellow gold, diamond and jet large cuff (right), $19,000, at Saks Fifth Avenue nationwide (877.551.SAKS); Reece Hudson lambskin leather No. 6 clutch, $1,040, at Kirna Zabête, New York (212.941.9656), and The Grocery Store, San Francisco (415.928.3615); Alexis Bittar matte powder–coated metal cuff and bangles, $175 (top), $170 (right) and $215 (left), at alexisbittar.com. Roxanne Assoulin for Lee Angel metal and glass pearl necklace, $185, at select Neiman Marcus stores (888.888.4757); BCBG Max Azria leather belt, $98, at BCBG Max Azria, New York (212.991.9777); Padma 14-karat yellow gold, slate silver, ruby, tigereye, hessonite, blue and yellow sapphire, diamond, emerald, red coral and pearl cuff, $1,600, at Neiman Marcus, San Francisco (415.362.3900), and Bergdorf Goodman, New York (888.774.2424). Donna Karan New York matte and patent leather necklace, $595, at select Donna Karan New York stores (866.240.4700); Alexander Wang lambskin Torrence bag, $1,100, at alexanderwang.com; Chanel Fine Jewelry 18-karat white gold, black ceramic and diamond bracelet, $37,000, at 800.550.0005; Pono by Joan Goodman acrylic resin necklace, $140, at Rexer-Parkes, Huntington, N.Y. (631.549.1810). Adoré Hawaii ebony and sterling silver Sweet and Fierce pendants on 24-karat vermeil chains, $75 each, at Nuage Bleu, Maui, Hawaii (808.579.9792), and nuagebleu.com; Giorgio Armani polyester satin and onyx cuff, $1,350, at Giorgio Armani, Beverly Hills (310.271.5555); Solange Azagury-Partridge blackened-titanium, colored-diamond and pink sapphire earrings, $52,800, at Solange Azagury-Partridge, New York (212.879.9100).