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The bolder, the better this Spring as accessories designers pile on a medley of African- inspired prints, materials and intricacies. Shown above, clockwise from top:

Mulberry’s calfskin bag. Brian Atwood’s silk satin and straw pump. Kara by Kara Ross’s 14-karat gold-plated metal and white jasper necklaces. Gryson’s leather and linen bag. Donna Karan’s leather sandal with wooden heel. Christian Louboutin’s panama fabric and cork wedge. R&Y Augusti’s beaded linen, mother-of-pearl and black pearl minaudiere. Michael Kors’ antique brass cuffs in alligator and painted ayers skin. Deepa Gurnani’s beaded and sequined cotton clutch. MZ Wallace’s nylon and leather bag. Guess’ leather ans satin cord shoe.

From top: Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquière’s pump; Fiona Paxton’s leather/metal necklace with beads; Roger Vivier’s embroidered cotton, lacquered cork and raffia clutch; Barbara Bui’s beaded/embroidered boot, and R.J. Graziano’s beaded silk bangles.

Photo By Thomas Iannaccone

           Prada, raffia madras woven with leather brown trim.

Roger Vivier’s Urban Jungle African-inspired line.

Photo By DOMINIQUE MAITRE

 

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