Party On: Perfect Accessories for Inaugural Balls

Nothing says gala affair quite like sleek silver paired with the simplicity of black—and a hint of sparkle.

By: Kate Bennett

Photograph by Michael Kraus

1. Mesh Well

Oval minaudière evening clutch at $170

2. Crystal Ball

Black-bead-and-crystal statement necklace, at White House Black Market (area stores). $78

3. Bold and Silver

Reese metallic leather clutch by Jimmy Choo, at Saks Fifth Avenue (Chevy Chase). $650

4. Stepping Out

Miu Miu suede high heel with jewel detail, at 10022-SHOE at Saks Fifth Avenue (Chevy Chase). $553

5. Ring It In

Cushion ring of black onyx and diamonds, at David Yurman (Tysons Galleria). $1,150

6. Looking Glass

Chandelier drop earrings by Ben Amun, at Charm Georgetown (2910 M St., NW; 202-298-0420). $285