Fall fashion: Shagreen is in.
Photo: Bob Hiemstra

Shark attack! The underwater nemesis from Jaws is one source of shagreen, fall's hottest, hardest-wearing skin (another is stingray, whose distinctive pebbled look it shares). Be on the lookout for accessories in a wide range of sophisticated shapes and colors. (Clockwise, from top)

1. A trio of rounded bracelets is yours for the stacking. Vivo, $150 each.

2. Emerald clutch (with chain-strap option) has a glamorous leopard-print lining. Mary Norton, $895.

3. Open-toe platforms get winterized in easy-to-mix taupe. BCBG Max Azria, $250.

4. A fabulous, graphic box purse is set with gold ovoids and blackhorn. R&Y Augousti, $810.

5. Faux sharkskin lifts everyday pumps to a chic new level. DKNY, $295.

6. Pebbly green watch strap is a trendy but understated accent. Philip Stein, $935.

7. Power up in handsome two-tone cuffs with studded metal accents. Vivo, $200 each.

8. The texture is simulated, but this orange box has real presence. Dransfield & Ross, $60.

9. A bold green purse is a smart partner for fall neutrals. Celestina, $1,390.

10. Yellow shagreen trimmed in bronze leather gives a one-two punch to this clutch. Vivo, $500.


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