Something regal
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Something regal
Cartier “Inde Mysterieuse” diamond earrings ($75,000); “Caresse d’orchidées” diamond and pearl necklace, price on request. Bottega Veneta rings, from left: yellow gold diamond Sfera ring ($5,700), white pavé diamond Sfera ring ($6,250), yellow gold diamond Sfera ring ($6,250). Louis Vuitton silk embossed coat ($5,130). (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Party girl
Chanel 18-karat white gold and black-and-white diamond earrings ($145,000) and matching ring ($34,000); Chopard bracelet ($983,000); Escada dress ($2,050); Bottega Veneta bag ($3,680); Sergio Rossi black satin shoe-boots ($740). (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Solid sparkles
A close-up of the Chopard 118.49-carat diamond and platinum bracelet shown at top ($983,000). (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Metallic gleam
Chanel 18-karat white gold and diamond star brooch ($275,000), pendant ($10,300) and earrings ($8,300); Garrard 12.23-carat sapphire ring ($8,300). Jimmy Choo metal clutch ($1,495), Prada dress ($9,960). (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Chunky
Vintage amethyst ring and cuff from Platt Boutique Jewelry; Gucci 18-karat white gold Horsebit cocktail ring with lemon quartz and diamond pavé ($7,950). Chanel bag. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Vintage
The 50-carat amethyst ring in 14-karat yellow gold ($4,500); one-of-a-kind 18-karat rose gold and semi-precious colored stone cuff ($10,000); and silver, gold, diamond and peridot drop earrings ($5,000) are all vintage pieces from Platt Boutique Jewelry. Catherine Malandrino silk dupioni medallion dress ($1,650). (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
On the cover
The dramatic, ruffled raspberry collar on the season’s chicest Lanvin dress is jewelry in and of itself (pink washed-satin wrap dress, $2,495 at Barneys New York, Beverly Hills). But that doesn’t mean you can’t add some serious twinkle: Leiber Austrian-crystal minaudière in black diamond ($2,495 at Leiber, South Coast Plaza), Fleurette white gold and diamond watch with mother-of-pearl dial ($28,100 at Van Cleef & Arpels, Beverly Hills), Garrard emerald cluster ring and Garrard Imperial Regal sapphire ring ($240,000 and $220,000, both at Garrard, Beverly Hills), Chopard pear-shaped diamond earrings ($430,000 at Chopard, Beverly Hills). (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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