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Style Spy: 6 Must-Have Metallic Items


The earringsDelaware natives and twin sisters Kathryn and Lizzie Fortunato designed these lightweight tassel beauties that will light up a room—and your face.Lizzie Fortunato Crater Earrings, $185 at Peter Kate, 2303 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 656-7463The topIt’s flirty, fun and flattering—everything you need to attend cocktail parties, holiday concerts and date nights with your hubby.Alice & Trixie Mercer Top, $308 at Jane & Georgie, 419 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach, 727-5135The makeupThink burnished lips and lit-from-within skin. Work a shimmering highlighter into the inner corners of your eyes and over your cheekbones. Finish your look with a shimmery lip gloss.Kevyn Aucoin Molten Metals Lip Colors (available in six colors), $30, at Houppette, 3842 Kennett Pike, Greenville, 421-9036The wrapFor a little extra sparkle, throw on a wrap. This one twinkles with tiny sequins—and can even be worn as a scarf.Mud Pie Sommer Sequin Wrap (available in gray, white and black), $56.99 at Heart and Home Gifts and Accessories, Pike Creek, 999-8980; Main Street, Newark, 737-8980; Peoples Plaza, Newark, 392-8980The hostess giftSure, a bottle of wine (or two) is nice, but go the extra mile—arrive with a 60-ounce canteen that can hold two bottles and keeps contents cold for up to 25 hours or hot for up to 12. Add a single initial monogram for $8.Corkcicle Canteen, $48.99 at Heart and Home Gifts and Accessories (all locations)The handbagMetallic palettes are perfect for daytime. The colors are neutral, yet add the right amount of pizzazz to make any outfit pop. This tote combines the durability of linen with the high shine of faux leather.Christen Maxwell Flax/Silver Racing Stripe Marche Tote, $138 at Adorn Goods, 5712 Kennett Pike, Centreville, 575-9657