Into the Wild

With an earthy palette and an exotic mélange of materials, designers take accessories back to nature for spring

Eco-Chic Nature's resources have been transformed into must-haves. This page: Giorgio Armani pearl shell belt, $795 giorgioarmani.com) Missoni crocodile belt, $1,635 missoni.com

Opposite page: Chanel Take Me Higher wooden platform pump, $795 chanel.com

Material World Basic leather, begone! Textured crocodile, snake and alligator are the news in luxury accessories. This page: Cole Haan Darianna sandal in whipsnake, $495 colehaan.com) Tod's Akan bag in alligator, $29,000 tods.com

Opposite page: Dior by John Galliano crocodile JazzClub bag, price on request neimanmarcus.com

Natural Instincts Clockwise from top: Alberta Ferretti wedge, $1,025...

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