Natural Selection: Spring Accessories

You may not fancy yourself a hippie chick, but spring’s best accessories will have you feeling kind of groovy.
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Wood Work

Clickety-clack, chunky wooden wares are back, in shapes both architectural and organic. The preferred finish is multi-tonal with a slight varnish. Ports 1961 by Tia Cibani, $675, 970-594-4893. Kenneth Jay Lane wooden bracelet, $45, and necklace, $95, 877-953-5264.
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Shine On

Pastel metallics and opalescent jewelry are muted enough to qualify as neutrals. Pair them with everything in your closet. Nine West polyvinyl clutch, $59, 800-999-1877 for stores. Sequin shell necklace with glass beads and semiprecious stones, $350, 212-308-7463.
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Skin-y Dipping

Real or faux, reptile’s the way to go. Feel free to mix and match. Coach printed leather sandals, $218, 866-262-2440. Burberry silk and raffia hat, $295, Kenneth Jay Lane resin bangle, $45, 877-953-5264
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Going Native

To make the leather-feather trend age appropriate, opt for luxe detailing like braids and stitching. Cynthia Vincent leather sandals (left), $275, Tory Burch leather sandals, $295, Subversive Jewelry by Justin Giunta feather and resin bead necklace, $1,400,
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Butterfly Cut

Look out for small, wing-inspired details, a subtle homage to the season’s in-sect. Christian Louboutin leather tote, $1,695, Stephen Dweck stone and silver necklace, price on request,

Glass Act

Winter’s statement-necklace trend is still red-hot. To carry the look into warmer weather, go for translucent stones that let the sun shine through. Bottega Veneta amber necklace, $4,750,
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Getting Brassy

This mellow metallic is warming everything from bags to beads right now. What’s newly chic: grommets and studs updating high-end leather. Prada leather bag, $1,850, 888-977-1900. Erickson Beamon gold and crystal beaded necklace, $1,228, 646-619-6818. Diane Von Furstenberg leather belt, $250, 323-951-1947.
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