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PUBLISHED : Sunday, 24 August, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 24 August, 2008, 12:00am


Standout pendants

An autumn must-have. Consider bold, unusual pieces strung on a ribbon or chain, as seen at Lanvin.

Rain couture bags

Not so stylish but when they are protecting your beloved Chanel 2.55 from water damage, they are essential. Get them at

Driving moccasins

The style staple of Italian men is always a hit during the summer.

Plastic watches

So tacky they're cool. Think of styles you had as a child and go for something bright and colourful.


Acrylic bangles

Why bother? Get yourself a stylish cuff instead.

Hair bows

Unless you want to look like Minnie Mouse.

Clear plastic bags

Talk about airing your dirty laundry in public.

Puffy clothing

Because nobody wants to look like the Michelin man ...