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Designers are pulling on our heartstrings with lovely heart-shaped looks


TREND TRACKING: HEARTS
Designers are pulling on our heartstrings with lovely heart-shaped looks

Heart-shaped Looks


 
Heart-shaped Looks

Photo: Anthea Simms

PARTY HEARTIE

Are you feeling the love? Just in time for Valentine’s Day, fashion is going on a heart attack. For Spring 2009, designers as diverse as Donatella Versace and Sonia Rykiel (left) turned the super saccharine symbol – the heart – on its head and gave it a punky new beat. See how wearing your heart on your sleeve – and everywhere else – is utterly chic.

Heart-shaped Looks


 
Heart-shaped Looks


Photo: Anthea Simms

Donatella Versace gets to the heart of the matter with 3D hearts on her dresses and rings.

Heart-shaped Looks


 
Heart-shaped Looks


The Dame’s recycled plastic pumps stand out with shiny scarlet hearts.

Vivienne Westwood Anglomania for Melissa pumps, $149. 416-921-7723

Heart-shaped Looks


 
Heart-shaped Looks


A caged heart pendant is a tough-chic take on the trend.

Dior Box charm necklace, $250. Eluxury.com.

Heart-shaped Looks


 
Heart-shaped Looks


Carry the day with cut-out hearts.

Marc Jacobs messenger bag, $995. Holt Renfrew.

Heart-shaped Looks


 
Heart-shaped Looks


Go to super-heroic proportions with an oversized heart.

Mimi & Marge Silver Bracelet, $187. www.mimiandmarge.com

Heart-shaped Looks


 
Heart-shaped Looks


Sporty stripes go glam with this sequined jumper.

Sonia by Sonia Rykiel crystal embellished top, $450. Net-a-porter.com.

Heart-shaped Looks


 
Heart-shaped Looks


A chunky chain is the key to this heart-shaped watch.

Marc by Marc Jacobs watch, $210. Holt Renfrew.

Heart-shaped Looks


 
Heart-shaped Looks


Sky-high heels hit the sweet spot with heart-shaped peep-toes.

Alexander McQueen heart pumps, $850. Net-a-porter.com.

Heart-shaped Looks


 
Heart-shaped Looks

Van Cleef & Arpels carnelian, diamond and rose gold Effeuillage ring, $3,500. Birks boutiques or 1-877-VANCLEEF.

Heart-shaped Looks


 
Heart-shaped Looks


Warm heart, warm hands: It’s true romance for these love birds.

Oscar de la Renta metallic lizard Hyderabad clutch, price upon request. Oscardelrenta.com for locations.

Heart-shaped Looks


 
Heart-shaped Looks


These heart-shaped boxes hold saucy little gifts for ourselves.

Hanky Panky Sweet Nothings underwear sets in heart box, $45. At Linea Intima lingerie stores.

See more lingerie looks here.

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