Heavy Metal: Key metallic pieces toughen up your act
There's no need for jewelry when you tote this shiny handbag, $239.99 at Swap Boutique (115 Metairie Road, Metairie, 504-875-2206; 5530A Magazine St., 504-324-8143; 7716 Maple St., 504-304-6025;
Who knew tin could look so chic as in this lamp, $95 at Unique Products (2038 Magazine St., 504-529-2441; www.shopgreenneworleans.com)?
Keep your home secure and stylish with artsy door and window bars, $1,200 to $2,800 at Metal One (2712 Royal St., 504-427-8010; www.metalonenola.com)
Pair this studded stunner with dark skinny jeans and ballet flats for an instantly glam ensemble, $197.99 at Swap Boutique.
Elegance meets edginess in a sterling-silver Pylon chain necklace, $1,950 at Mignon Faget (The Shops at Canal Place, 365 Canal St., first floor, 504-524-2973; Lakeside Shopping Center, 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 504-835-2244; 3801 Magazine St., 504-891-2005; www.mignonfaget.com).