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.

Photograph by Michael Kraus

1. Mesh Well

Oval minaudière evening clutch at


2. Crystal Ball

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


3. Bold and Silver

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

4. Stepping Out

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

5. Ring It In

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

6. Looking Glass

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