Men: Sometimes all your outfit needs is a little pop-o-somethin.’ Try a handkerchief with some personality, like this Paul Smith multi-stripe. And you’re done. paulsmith.com, $60
Total number of costumed characters appearing at the Ringling College of Art and Design’s Avant-Garde over the past 13 years. Don your best red-carpet look for the Hollywood Premiere theme on March 24; tix start at $200. (941) 359-7589.
Fell in love with these earrings at first glance. The linen-colored ropes are sterling-silver threads bookended with rose gold-plated beads. treborstyle.com, $275
I don’t know if it’s Shiseido’s technology or Japanese brush-making skills that make this foundation applicator so fabulous, but it’s my new fave. Works with any foundation for expert stippling/dabbing, leaving a clean finish. The Shiseido Perfect Foundation Brush, Dillard’s, $38.
Every girl needs an e-kit in her bag for safety pins, band-aids, aspirin, hair tie, etc. This croc-embossed zip case by Coach is just the right size for those emergency items, and it’s chic, too. Coach, Southgate Mall, $68.
Lauren Walsh cut a striking figure at the Sarasota Ballet holiday party with her polished ’20s glamour look, from her sideswept hair and fur capelet to her porcelain-colored silk charmeuse sheath. Très, très chic!
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