Prime Finds: February’s Most Playful Accessories

Here’s how to get some color this month
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High Contrast

The trend: Black and white
Who’s doing it: Versace’s oversize sunglasses channel a mod Holly Golightly ($220 at us.versace.com). Marble-print pumps at Christian Louboutin recall grand European churches ($675 at us.christianlouboutin.com). Tod’s mixes it up on a cross-body bag with graphic stripes and crystal embellishments ($1,765 at tods.com).
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.

 

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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).

 

 

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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 ferragamo.com). Elena Ghisellini’s bags went psychedelic ($1,050 at elodiek.com). Giorgio Armani’s sunnies reflect a spectrum of colors ($310 at armani.com). Alexis Bittar’s Lucite bangles come in every shade imaginable ($70-$130 each at alexisbittar.com).
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

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