Play your cards right this party season with our pick of the winning accessories

 

What does every mum need before the party season gets into full swing? A noisy night in with the girls – a little Prosecco, poker and more jewels than you could throw a royal flush at. We have picked out the season’s ultimate costume gems and accessories to make you feel top of your game – just try not to raid the little ones’ piggy banks. Here’s to being the one who holds all the aces.


Photographer: Omer Knaz          Stylist: Claire Brayford        Hand model: Steph Mendiola         Prop stylist: Holly Isabella


1. ENJOY A FULL HOUSE

Top left hand: Yellow crystal ring, £279, Carat; cuff, from a selection Chanel; brooch, £85, Reine Rosalie.

Top centre hand: Cuff, £450, Atelier Swarovski.

On table top from top: Coin purse, £195, Anya Hindmarch; Nile cocktail ring, £249, Atelier Swarovski Core Collection; La Grande Classic watch, £1,110, Longines; colourful crystal clip earrings, £995, Dolce & Gabbana at Harrods; small drop earrings, £159; Atelier Swarovski Core Collection; silver and crystal ring, and gold and crystal studded cuff, from a selection at Harvey Nichols; brooch, £85, Reine Rosalie.

Top centre hand: Nile cuff, £349, Atelier Swarovski Core Collection. Top right hand: small bag, from a selection, Dolce & Gabbana at Harrods; cuff, from a selection, Chanel.

Bottom right hand: Crystal ring, £152, Dolce & Gabbana at Harrods; cuff, from a selection, Chanel.

Bottom centre hand: Phone case, £345, Dolce & Gabbana at Harrods.

Bottom left hand: Bracelet, £349, Atelier Swarovski Core Collection.

Satin Fabric, £10 per metre, Borovick Fabrics; champagne saucers, £18 each, Etienne at The Conran Shop; handmade black and gold bowl, £30 for a pair, Cox & Cox; gold dish, £1.99, H&M Home; piggybank, stylist’s own.


2. REMEMBER LUCK BE A LADY

Clockwise from top left: Right hand, drop-clip earrings, £449, and, ring £395, Atelier Swarovski by Lanvin. Left hand, bracelet, £849, Atelier Swarovski by Lanvin; necklace, from a selection, J Crew; Snapshot bag, £370, Marc Jacobs at Harvey Nichols; champagne flute, £18, Etienne at The Conran Shop; porcelain green bowl, stylist’s own.


3. GET THE CHIPS IN

Purse, £325, and stickers, £35 each, both Anya Hindmarch; ring, £152, Dolce & Gabbana at Harrods; lempi tumbler, £10.50, Littala at Skandium;
stainless steel cocktail picks, £9.99 for a set of 14, Amazon.com


4. DON'T FORGET TO CLEAN UP

Clockwise from top left: cuff, from a selection at Harvey Nichols; ring, £249, Atelier Swarovski Core Collection; crystal brooch, £85, Reine Rosalie; blue flower earrings, £65, J Crew; red tassel earrings, £65, J Crew; colourful crystal earrings, from a selection Dolce & Gabbana at Harrods: brooch, £85, Reine Rosalie; lempi tumbler, £10.50, Littala at Skandium; stainless steel cocktail picks, £9.99 for a set of 14, Amazon.com.


5. AND GO HOME FEELING FLUSH

Bag, £1950, Dolce & Gabbana at Harrods; gem sunglasses, £325, Jimmy Choo; watch, £960, Versace.