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.
Sunglasses, Jewelry, and Shoes
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.