Strung Up On Beads

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Lanvin's silk-covered pearls and ethnic-inspired beads, pictured, are the hot accessory for summer. (Even actress Lindsay Lohan is sporting them.) Designer Alber Elbaz introduced the oversize necklaces last fall, and everyone is following suit — from Yves Saint Laurent to Marni and Prada. Get the less expensive version from Erwin Pearl (erwinpearl.com) or Kenneth Jay Lane (qvc.com).

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