The 2016 Holiday Accessory Guide
Unless you’re going for full-on glitter, when it comes to nailing holiday accessories, love is in the subtle nuances. (Best part: They don’t look out of place the rest of the year.)
Little Black Shoes
Think outside the basic-pump box: Delicate jeweled flats and satin slides pair well with shorter hemlines, while elaborate heels and glam details go a long way toward dressing up a streamlined jumpsuit.
- pierre hardy OBI SANDAL goop, $348
GIANVITO ROSSI Frayed
satin slides Net-a-Porter, $645
paul andrew RHEA JEWEL
SLINGBACK FLATS goop, $695
DOLCE & GABBANA Bianca
embellished suede sandals Net-a-Porter, $1,795
SOPHIA WEBSTER Edie
slingback suede pumps MatchesFashion, $473
Graphic lucite clutches are a sure thing for dressing up even the simplest LBD—however, pop-of–color and embellished-strap cross–body bags are a great alternative should you choose to go hands free.
DETAIL MINAUDIERE Zara, $69.90
TOASTER BAG Fossil, $138
Crossbody Bag goop, $493
miu miu SHOULDER
BAG Miu Miu, $1,525
CROSSBODY CLUTCH goop, $295
Whether you go for an elegant up-do or tussled waves, dangly, sparkly earrings add instant drama with minimal effort—just add a swipe of crimson lipstick.
- tuleste FLARE BAR EARRINGS goop, $250
- lanvin Long-Drop Earrings Barneys, $539
& Other Stories Geometric
Pendant Earrings & Other Stories, $29
Earrings Club Monaco, $69.50
drop earrings Farfetch, $420
Opting for a scarf that’s not too heavy or oversized means that practicality doesn’t have to stand in the way of aesthetics, particularly when keeping a bare shoulder warm at a cocktail party.
wool and silk-blend scarf MatchesFashion, $480
from the road SIVA
HAND-STITCHED SCARF goop, $325
JOHNSTONS OF ELGIN
Fringed cashmere scarf Net-a-Porter, $190
Diamond Blanket Aritzia, $88.20
& Other Stories
Lightweight Wool Scarf & Other Stories, $60
To get the most wow-factor out of a statement necklace (chokers are especially of-the-moment) let an all-black piece act as a backdrop: We like curve-hugging turtlenecks for day and plunging necklines for night.
vita fede SOLITARE
CRYSTAL COLLAR goop, $385
ETRO Bead and
necklace MatchesFashion, $437
& Other Stories
Necklace & Other Stories, $29
DOLCE & GABBANA
Embellished Bow Choker
eddie borgo NEO
TASSEL COLLAR goop, $675
Amping up denim is a tried-and-true holiday dressing technique—jewel-tone, lace, and luxe suede ankle boots get the job done in a way that’s easy to incorporate into the everyday.