The Matthew Williamson medium clutch by Bulgari.
Tadashi Shoji
Embellished High-Heel Sandal
The Sutras collection

Indulgences – Fashion

The good life in fashion

MARCH/APRIL 2011

THE GILDED AGE
In its first collaboration with a fashion designer, the Italian jewelry and accessories house Bulgari recently unveiled a collection of handbags by Britain’s Matthew Williamson. The Matthew Williamson medium clutch is made of gold, hexagon-printed water buffalo with antique gold-plated hardware. $1,950. us.bulgari.com

GO FOR THE GOLD
Tadashi Shoji’s Gold Woven Dress is a modern expression of glam; it features studs and beaded embellishments around the neckline and shoulders. Also available in Natural color. $328. bloomingdales.com

WHEN IN ROME
Italian designer Giuseppe Zanotti channels the Roman Empire with his sexy new Embellished High-Heel Sandal. It’s T-strap is encrusted with multi-cut coral stones while golden beads and tan crystal insets adorn the ankle strap. $1,150; neimanmarcus.com

DESIGNER JEWELS
Diane von Furstenberg has collaborated with H.Stern on the Sutras collection of gold bracelets, pendants, earrings and rings. Rock crystals set in each piece have been cut using a new technique that produces a mirror-like effect. On the pendant’s back, mantras by the designer such as “Freedom” and “Harmony” are engraved in her handwriting with a darkened finish. $12,500 at H.Stern Boutiques and Neiman Marcus Tysons Galleria. hstern.net

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