In Neutral

Forget basic black for a moment. Come fall, gray will be the new go-to neutral, taking on the most-wanted accessories of the season in sumptuous textures like shiny patent, plush fur and tough-as-nails crystal

Fade to Gray Tempering the bold impact of runway-worthy colors like fuchsia and neon orange, designers are peppering their accessory collections with versatile shades of gray in the most lavish materials imaginable. Opposite page: Prada black-and-gray ombré patent lace-up shoes ($650, 888-977-1900). This page: Gucci mink fur Indy bag with ostrich-and-metal plaque detail ($7,990, gucci.com

Heavy Metals The shade of the season materializes on streamlined watches and hard-core clutches with streetwise edge. Opposite page: Bulgari Assioma watch in stainless steel ($4,050, bulgari.com) This page, from top: Leiber Goddess minaudière in metallic crystal ($2,395, judithleiber.com or...

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