Stand out in the sea of little black dresses this holiday season by donning a gorgeous jewel-tone ensemble with a touch of shine.

Photo by Paul Miller


Consider statement earrings an investment; they’ll glam up outfits for years to come. Mignonne Gavigan Anastasia crystal clip-on earrings, $425, Neiman Marcus, 303-329-2600


You can easily tone this elegant emerald number down by adding a simple tulle turtleneck underneath. Frame viscose and silk velvet slip dress, $425, Bazar, 303-593-0494


Navajo artists crafted these beaded cuffs using traditional techniques, but their sleek designs embody contemporary style. Etkie hand-loomed glass bead cuffs (large) with leather lining and copper core, $275 each, Two Sole Sisters, 303-722-2887


A long metal chain adds tough-yet-delicate bling to this purse—or tucks inside when you need a simple clutch. Sorial Rubina Crossbody in toasty gray, $127, Two Sole Sisters


These classic boots trade trendy bells and whistles for simple, luxe craftsmanship. Celine leather boots, $1,085, Max Clothing Stores, 303-321-4949