The New Gilded Age: Fall's Best Accessories

This season offers an array of jewel-box-worthy accessories—bags encrusted with sequins and pearls, necklaces set with spice-colored gems, a smoking loafer fit for royalty and much more. You don’t need an audience with a king to have a good reason to play dress-up

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Royal Flush

Alexander McQueen embroidered slippers; Tory Burch metal Schield Collection brass bee earrings and bee pin;

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Treasure Chest

Bulgari embroidered satin and rose gold clutch; for stores. Rings, clockwise from top left: Roberto Coin 18k yellow gold satin cocktail ring with diamonds, a doublet of crystal and mother-of-pearl; Carelle black-spinel ring with 18k yellow gold and diamonds; Roberto Coin 18k rose gold cocktail ring with diamonds, a doublet of crystal and mother-of-pearl;

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Crown Jewels

Tory Burch velvet and leather booties; Oscar de la Renta crystal necklace;

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Gold Mine

Corto Moltedo gold ­python and embroidered clutch; René Caovilla leather ­sandals with Swarovski-­crystal detail; Bergdorf Goodman, 212-753-7300. 

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Opulent Evenings

Nicholas Kirkwood black suede heels with fishnet and white pearls; 646-559-5239. Christian Louboutin satin clutch; 212-396-1884.

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Midnight Oil

Roger Vivier satin clutch with allover gold beading and sequins and satin pumps with gold embroidery; 212-861-5371. Judith Ripka pavé pear with hanging pearl earrings;


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First published in the September 2013 issue

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