December 22, 2011
New Year’s Eve is the excuse to test-drive an oversized, vintage-inspired statement necklace or chunky chain bracelet that mixes sparkle with tough-girl tarnished metal or spikes, suggests Blythe Harris, chief creative officer of Stella & Dot. Stella & Dot’s bardot spiral bangle, top, and hematite cupchain bracelet, above.
Left: Brightness and light are what keep you looking young and your mood elevated, designer Elie Tahari says. You’ll get more bang from your bling if you start off with white or at least colorful clothing instead of black.