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    Shrinking violets are out of luck this resort season as bright and punchy patterns go toe-to-toe— not to mention heel-to-heel—on the latest crop of shoes. Miu Miu and Donna Karan are displaying their eye-popping prints on cotton canvas and linen for some of the prettiest spikes in town.

    Photography by Hannah Whitaker

    From top: Donna Karan New York’s cotton canvas shoe, $650, at select Donna Karan New York stores, 866.240.4700; Miu Miu’s linen sandal, $495, at Bergdorf Goodman, New York, and linen slingback, $475, at select Miu Miu stores,

    November 2010

  2. 2/11

    Lizard reaches the height of chic.

    Photography by Christopher Griffith

    Nina Ricci’s open-toe lizardskin shoe, $1,595, at Barneys New York, New York, 212.826.8900.

    Prop stylist: Megan Caponetto

    September 2010

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    Boots on the ground never looked so sharp.

    Photography by Christopher Griffith

    Céline’s leather boot with brass heel, $1,290, at Barneys New York, New York, 212.826.8900.

    Prop stylist: Megan Caponetto

    September 2010

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    From top: Jimmy Choo’s snakeskin and suede clutch, $795, at Jimmy Choo, 866.JCHOO.US,; Balenciaga’s leather and wool boot, by Nicolas Ghesquière, $5,695, at Balenciaga, New York; Bottega Veneta’s oxidized silver, horn and stone necklace, $3,950, at Bottega Veneta, 877.362.1715,

    Photography by Stephen Lewis

    February 2010

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    From top: Valentino’s silk satin and tulle sandal, $745, at Valentino, 800.997.0140; Chanel’s embroidered organza shoe, $1,325, at select Chanel boutiques, 800.550.0005; Dior’s lambskin bag, $1,590, at Dior, 800.929.DIOR; Ippolita’s sterling silver and quartz bracelet, $895,

    Photography by Stephen Lewis

    February 2010

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    With sexy new heels, gladiators take a step up.

    Photography by Charles Masters

    From left: Marc Jacobs’s leather and metal sandal, $1,645, at Marc Jacobs, Boston, 617.425.0707,; Sigerson Morrison’s leather sandal, $895, at Sigerson Morrison, Los Angeles, 323.655.6133.

    November 2008

  7. 7/11

    Transparent accessories stage a comeback.

    Styled by Talya Cousins

    Clockwise from top: Maison Martin Margiela’s plastic belt, $275, at Maison Martin Margiela, New York, 212.989.7612,; Chloé’s acetate sunglasses, $290, at Saks Fifth Avenue,; Calvin Klein Collection’s patent-leather and Lucite sandal, $650, at Calvin Klein Collection, New York, 212.292.9000.

    October 2008

  8. 8/11

    Wrap yourself up in python.

    Photography by Stephen Lewis

    Clockwise from top: Cole Haan Collection’s python tote, $2,950, at Cole Haan, 800.201.8001,; Christian Louboutin’s python pump, price available upon request,; Bottega Veneta’s oxidized silver bangle with gold finish, $3,280, at Bottega Veneta, 877.362.1715,, VBH’s python clutch, $1,850, at VBH, New York.

    April 2008

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    A rose is never just a rose on these ladylike accessories.

    Photography by Stephen Lewis

    From top: Balenciaga’s cotton-nylon blend and patent-leather travel case, $695, at Blake, Chicago, 312.202.0047; the Webster, Miami, 305.674.7899; Renaud Pellegrino’s silk satin minaudière, $2,650, at Bloomingdale’s, New York; Giuseppe Zanotti Design’s patent-leather sandal with satin rose, $550, at Giuseppe Zanotti Design, New York,

    April 2008

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