WHAT'S HOT Carat Faux gems from our favourite local jeweller are making a big impact in the US. This affordable bling looks as good as the real thing. Wood jewellery The organic material is being updated with diamonds for a luxe look. Gunmetal (right) A chic and classy alternative to black for the evening. Go for shiny silk or satin pieces. WHAT'S NOT Tube tops Why must people wear them under everything? Sheer stockings They remind Style Meter of dodgy cabaret dancers. Ruffles (left) Too Liberace.