Prime Finds: February’s Most Playful Accessories

Here’s how to get some color this month


High Contrast

The trend: Black and white
Who’s doing it: Versace’s oversize sunglasses channel a mod Holly Golightly ($220 at Marble-print pumps at Christian Louboutin recall grand European churches ($675 at Tod’s mixes it up on a cross-body bag with graphic stripes and crystal embellishments ($1,765 at
The L.A. look: Black and white can be worn with any solid-color outfit or paired with jeans, a white tank, and a supersoft black leather moto jacket.



Wrist Action

The trend: Classic timepieces
Who’s doing it: The “Complications Annual Calendar” wristwatch by Patek Philippe pays homage to the revolutionary perpetual calendar invented by the watchmaker in 1925 ($48,000 at Patek Philippe Presented by Gearys, 310-887-4250). Rolex’s “GMT-Master II” introduced a second time zone function to help pilots during the heyday of international travel ($38,250 at Gearys on Rodeo, 310-887-4200). Jaeger-LeCoultre’s power reserve indicator, designed in 1948, set a new standard for mechanical watches; its “Duomètre Quantième Lunaire” continues the tradition ($39,200 at Jaeger-LeCoultre, 310-734-0525). The “Speedmaster Professional” by Omega is one of the most famous chronographs in history. The original was the only watch to survive rigorous testing by NASA; Buzz Aldrin wore one during his 1969 moonwalk ($5,250 at Feldmar Watch Company, 310-274-8016).




Mad About Hue

The trend: Rainbow accents
Who’s doing it: Italian label Salvatore Ferragamo teamed
with Colombian footwear designer Edgardo Osorio to launch a vibrant capsule collection ($875 at Elena Ghisellini’s bags went psychedelic ($1,050 at Giorgio Armani’s sunnies reflect a spectrum of colors ($310 at Alexis Bittar’s Lucite bangles come in every shade imaginable ($70-$130 each at
The L.A. look: Since we can wear white year-round, take advantage with a head-to-toe ivory ensemble punched up with color.

All photos by Joseph Shin