Alexis Bledel Breaks Out

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The Gilmore Girl is moving on with serious style.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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From top: René Caovilla silk lace and Swarovski crystal shoe; Louis Vuitton silk satin and silk lace shoes; Stella McCartney silk lace and silk satin bag; Giorgio Armani silk satin and silk lace shoe.

Accessory Trends

August 2009 WWD Accessories Editor’s Letter: Romantic Notions

One-hit wonder John Paul Young sang the words “Love is in the air” in his 1978 song. That sentiment rings true now, in fall’s multihit accessories season.

clock August 3, 2009Roxanne Robinson

Nina Ricci

Footwear

Extras: Fancy Footwear

Crazy shoes? Designers can’t seem to get enough of them.

clock August 3, 2009Regina Smith-Popp

Shiva Rose

Jewelry

Extras: Fall 2009 Rings

From bold to sleek to colorful, rings emerge in myriad styles this season.

clock August 3, 2009Roxanne Robinson

Gryson

Leather Goods

Extras: Accessories Inscriptions

In a world of tweeting, texting and blogging, old-fashioned handwriting is becoming something of a lost art.

clock August 3, 2009Sophia Chabbott

Diesel

Watches

Extras: Arm Accessories

They stream across Times Square with the latest news, are used by artist Jenny Holzer for her thought-provoking displays.

clock August 3, 2009Shoshanna Fischhoff

Christian Roth

Eyewear

Extras: Christian Roth Chats With Sheila Vance

Christian Roth and Sama’s Sheila Vance seem to have little in common, aside from the fact that they’re both celebrating milestones in the eyewear business.

clock August 3, 2009Venessa Lau

Louis Vuitton offers its fledgling Mon Monogram personalization service in its travel collection.

Handbags

Extras: Personalized Louis Vuitton Accessories

Louis Vuitton offers its fledgling Mon Monogram personalization service in its travel collection.

clock August 3, 2009Katya Foreman

Braccialini's new line: The Guerilla

Handbags

Extras: Brazilian Accessories

A bit of the rainforest is coming to the city via Amazonlife, a Brazilian accessories brand produced and distributed by Italian accessories firm Braccialini.

clock August 3, 2009Alessandra Turra

Chloë Sevigny

Footwear

Extras: Classic Footwear

Chloë Sevigny wore Bass Weejuns growing up in Connecticut and now, the Big Love actress-cum-designer’s latest fixation gives a nod to those roots.

clock August 3, 2009Meghan Cass

Glassing sunglass vending machines.

Eyewear

Extras: Glassing Sunglasses

Anyone who has partied in a hot spot like Ibiza has likely experienced the blinding shock ofmorning light when exiting a club in time for breakfast.

clock August 3, 2009Stephanie Epiro

Pamela Love

Jewelry

Extras: Anatomical Jewelry

It’s a slightly macabre moment for several emerging jewelry designers who prefer anatomical elements to glitzy gems.

clock August 3, 2009Jessica Iredale

Cleo Barbour

Footwear

Extras: Shoe Designers

They’ve all worked at world-famous fashion firms, but household names they are not—yet. This fall, four young shoe designers are gunning for the limelight.

clock August 3, 2009Marcie Young

Timothy Horn's Miranda piece is an elaborate 4-foot-high work, and has three cascading rows of “pearls.”

Jewelry

Extras: Artist Timothy Horn

Less-is-more seems to be a common themethese days.

clock August 3, 2009Sophia Chabbott

Lanvin

Eyewear

Extras: Shaped-Inspired Sunglasses

Geometry, like fashion, goes both ways.

clock August 3, 2009Katya Foreman

Jessie Randall

Footwear

Extras: Designer Passions

Their days are spent toiling in their designstudios. Off duty, however, they find other amusements. Here’s a look at the spare-time passions.

clock August 3, 2009Lindsay E. Sammon

Clockwise from top: Giuseppe Zanotti Design suede and Swarovski crystal boots; Brian Atwood Swarovski crystal pump; Tom Binns Japanese cultured pearls.

Footwear

Trends: Fall 2009 Accessories

Rainbow hues, bold shapes and ample glitz dot the landscape for fall.

clock August 3, 2009Roxanne Robinson and Roxanne Robinson

Clockwise from top: Brian Atwood cashmere shoe; Sergio Rossi wool tweed shoe; Ralph Lauren Collection wool and metallic tweed clutch with crystal and glass beading; Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti wool felt and suede bootie.

Footwear

Trends: Fall 2009 Gray Flannel Accessories

Classic gray flannel and tweed take a turn toward glam.

clock August 3, 2009Roxanne Robinson

Highlights from Fall 2009 Accessories

Accessory Trends

Kaleidoscope-Colored Accessories

Take a trip to the state of accessories.

clock August 3, 2009WWD Staff

Nina sequin and calfskin pump

Accessory Trends

Trends: Fall 2009 Sequins Footwear

Graceful, sparkling stunners light up the night with intrigue and shine.

clock August 3, 2009WWD Staff

Clockwise from top: Hussein Chalayan leather boot; Gucci stretch leather and patent leather boot; Stella McCartney polyurethane and polyester boot; Christian Louboutin suede boot.

Accessory Trends

Trends: Fall 2009 Boots

Boots go way up yonder for the meanest, leanest look.

clock August 3, 2009WWD Staff

Born calfskin boot

Accessory Trends

Trends: Fall 2009 Button Up and Lace Footwear

Lace (or button) up for a novel style that doesn’t have to be prim.

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Sergio Rossi silk and leather shoe

Accessory Trends

Trends: Fall 2009 Tropical Color Accessories

Some vibrant tropical adventures don’t require booking a flight.

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Laurence Dacade nappa appliqué and leather boot

Footwear

Fall 2009 Shoe Trend: Flatlands

These ankle-grazing boots are at the height of chic.

clock August 3, 2009Roxanne Robinson

Alberta Ferretti crocodile-embossed leather boot

Accessory Trends

Fall 2009 Accessories: Stamp Heed

These stylish imposters of crocodile prints aren’t meant to fool anyone.

clock August 3, 2009Roxanne Robinson

Marc by Marc Jacobs rabbit fur hat

Hats, Gloves and More

Fall 2009 Accessories Trend: Hat Girl

Top it off with these city chic stunners.

clock August 3, 2009WWD Staff

Margaret Rowe sterling silver, steel, resin, Czech crystal and strass necklace

Handbags

Fall 2009 Accessories: Green Day

Jade, whether in color or mineral, proves its influence.

clock August 3, 2009Roxanne Robinson

Essentialist

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