Real Simple's Top 20 Fashion Items
What would Real Simple's style editors want in their closets? These classic, clever, and just plain cool pieces.
Shown from left to right:
Ray-Ban Sunglasses, $99
Designed in 1937 for American military pilots, aviator glasses have been the epitome of cool ever since.
To buy: ray-ban.com.
Helen Ficalora Charms, $105 each
A 21st-century take on a classic, initialed gold disks give a decidedly modern and minimalist spin to the traditional monogram.
To buy: 877-754-2676.
Alexis Bittar Bracelets, $115 to $225 each
As bold and graphic as the works of Joan Miro, these luminous Lucite bangles are like art for the arms.
To buy: alexisbittar.com.
Manolo Blahnik Heels, $575
Fashion insiders lauded the seductiveness and the craftsmanship of these leather pumps well before Carrie Bradshaw made them a household name.
To buy: Neiman Marcus, 800-937-9146 for locations.
Tiffany Earrings, $5,000
Brilliant and gorgeous, 64-carat diamond-and-platinum studs look absolutely right, no matter what you wear them with. True heirloom pieces from the famed jewelry maker.
To buy: tiffany.com for locations.
Note: Some items may no longer be available at these prices.