Patent leather, gold tones, and animal prints crank up this style season.
Photography by Chugrad McAndrews; Prop Styling: Rob Oxenham, Melissa Scott
High-shine patent leather adds high style to any look. Francesco Biasia handbag, $275, at Christina’s Fine Women’s Clothing, 145 E. Prospect Ave., Ste.103, Danville; Suzi Roher belt, $220, at Moda Mi, 140 E. Prospect Ave., Danville; Stuart Weitzman boots, $485, and Anne Klein watch, $55, at Nordstrom, Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek and Stoneridge Mall, Pleasanton; Manolo Blahnik pumps, $555, at Footcandy, 1365 N. Main St., Walnut Creek.
The Gold Standard
New metallic neutrals mix with day or evening pieces for a hint of shine. Steve Madden clutch, $38, at Tootsie’s, 175 E. Prospect Ave., Danville; Woven bangles, $16 each, at Last Detail, 124 E. Prospect Ave., Danville; Carla Mancini handbag, $369, at Moda Mi; Claudia Ciuti flats, $265, and Vin Baker belt, $125, at Aglie’, 122 E. Prospect Ave., Danville.
Rev up a look with big cat prints, which add texture and pattern. Carla Mancini handbag, $220, at Moda Mi; Streets Ahead belt, $158, at Orghipchick, 2145 First St., Livermore; Tasha bangle, $31.90, at Nordstrom; Compact, $10.95, at New York & Company, Stoneridge Mall, Pleasanton; Steve Madden platform pumps, $99.95, at Steve Madden, Stoneridge Mall, Pleasanton.