Art of Style

Super Naturals

Raffia and wood are just two of many natural elements making a statement for summer. 

BY July 30, 2019
From left: Espadrille by Carrie Forbes, $370; Marissa Collections, Espadrille by Eric Michael, $148; lace tote, $99; mule by Vaneli, $150; Jennifer’s, jennifersftmyers. com. Straw fascinator, $1,750; Marilyn’s, Silk rope heel, $735; Max Mara, Waterside Shops, 566-7000. Cork handbag, $204; Jami’s, 949-1210. Shell sunglasses, $200; Max Mara. Straw handbag, $124; Jennifer’s

Natural Selection

Straw, wood, shell—natural elements of soft coloring and intriguing texture have found their way into beautiful creations from head to toe. Look for intricate braiding, elegant basketry and other unique applications of nature’s best materials to master your summer looks. —Matthew Kritis

Alibi box bag by Oscar de la Renta; $2,490, Marissa Collections,



Shine On

Pendant necklace of chrysoprase, moonstone, rose de France, onyx and aquamarine in 18-karat rose gold by Irene Neuwirth, price upon request; Marissa Collections,

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