The return of sports luxe, bold baubles, and sumptuous snakeskin all the trans seasonal tweaks your wardrobe needs now!
by Archana Aithal Rose
FLASHES OF DELIGHT
From delicious chocolate diamonds to flashy gold and shocking blue resin, this season’s high octane jewels come in high contrast colors and designs. Style with cozy white cashmere and blue denims and let your bling do the talking!
Sutra Brown and Black Diamond Tassel Earrings
Drench your lobes in 8.86 carats of chocolate diamonds in a plethora of cuts in these floral tassel earrings. They also sport 103.25 carats of black diamond briolette’s hanging off the base! $35,300, cellinijewelers.com
Dio(R)evolution Triple Wrap Bracelet
The layered excess in this gold tone and palladium finish metal bracelet adorned with a Dior tag in white crystals also doubles up as a necklace, and reminds us of the iconic Iris Apfel’s words: “More is more, and less is a bore.” $520, dior.com
Feel the movement of cultured fresh water pearls, natural stones, glass, and resin in this dazzling metal necklace, showcasing the house’s interlocked “C” in one of the two medallions making it the ultimate neck swag. $4,300, chanel.com
SKIN TILLATING MOVES
It’s time to acknowledge that snakeskin is not just back in, but has never really been out. Serpentine effects, whether in skin, textures, or prints, have marked just about every fashion era, and this one is no different. From Fendi to Ferragamo, in lustrous python or breezy suede, every designer worth his or her salt has given their collections a reptilian touch. Here’s how to slink into the look.
Tom Ford Snake Printed Jacket
Get your skin in the game with this tailored design, sporting peak lapels and a nipped waist. Dress it down with distressed denims for day or pair with leather pants for a night out. $5,250, tomford.com
Yeezy Python Ankle Boot
Kill it like a Kardashian in Yeezy’s ankle boots, made from python leather. Featuring a side zipper and comfortable heels, these boots are made for strutting. $431, yeezysupply.com
Fendi Gray Micro Peekaboo
Snakeskin gets a feminine flourish in Fendi’s gray python micro bag, featuring embroidered daisies in shades of pink and burgundy. Finished with edges woven in black leather, it also has a spring clip on that allows for attaching itself to larger bags. $3,290, fendi.com
IN FINE SHAPE
Sports luxe, straight out of the au courant fashion glossary, mixes sportswear with couture techniques, allowing sporty elements to also embrace ultra-feminine cuts. And its application can be wonderfully diverse teaming a jersey dress with a pair of stilettoes, say, or embracing decadent silks for polos, mixing motorcycle jackets with lace dresses, or just donning head to toe cashmere sweat suits the world of sports luxe provides endless possibilities.
YSL Tie Dye Varsity Jacket in Multicolored Silk
Paired with neutrals, a tie dye jacket makes a real statement, and is in keeping with the sports luxe trend. Details like three zippered pockets with a drawstring at the waist and a ribbed neck keep the sporty style authentic. $1,389, ysl.com
Stella McCartney Jumpsuit
A blurry watercolor and leopard print all in one camo jumpsuit. Ruched at the ankle and cinched at the waist, it embraces practicality without the frump. $940, stellamccartney.Com
Polo Ralph Lauren CP 93 Sequin Shift Dress
Familiar yet modern, RL’s sequin shift dress takes cues from bright nautical colors, and is emblazoned with logos of Polo USA, P Sailing 1993, and CP RL 93 in intricate hand beading a nod to Lauren’s affiliation with the America’s Cup. $1,498, ralphlauren.com