Bring on the bling

PUBLISHED : Monday, 08 March, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 08 March, 2004, 12:00am

Bags, shoes and all things in between stand out, thanks to the bling factor. In the eyes of Tom Ford, Galliano and Marc Jacobs have upped the competition for jewellery with a range of blinging accessories, all dripping diamantes, rhinestones and high shine. Do you still need that diamond choker from Fred if you are carrying a tote encrusted with enough semi-precious gemstones to blind your admirers, or a pair of heels studded with the shiny stuff? A question to ponder over high tea with a bling pen.