1 Hit a high note with major scales: Melanie Dizon’s towering statement bow sandals with slinky croc straps are not for the fainthearted. L. Boutique, 556 Pineapple Ave, Sarasota (941) 906-1350.
2 Do the Crocodile Rock in casual bit loafers ($225) of croc-grained leather, updated with high-tech rubber sole extended over the heel. Captain’s Landing, 243 W. Venice Ave., Venice (941) 485-2329.
3 Slithery python is divinely crafted by designer b.May into exciting new shapes in directional fashion colors (from $450).The Met Fashion House Day Spa & Salon, 35 S. Boulevard of Presidents, (941) 388-1772.
4 Model-thin envelope clutch ($130) by celeb-endorsed J.J. Winters is the epitome of low-key sophistication in embossed snake leather. Influence, 474 John Ringling Blvd., Sarasota (941) 343-2315.
5 Sublimely anti-bling, artist Dandi Maestre’s suede-lined bracelet wraps around your upper arm in cool white croc leather ($380). Dream Weaver Collection, 364 St. Armands Circle, Sarasota (941) 388-1974.