Lots of retail giants stock piles of identical pendants and glitzy cocktail rings. But an undercurrent of lesser-known designers and local boutiques are focusing on the elusive One Great Piece. Here, a sampling of these splurge-worthy baubles.
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Trend Report: Street Style Photos | Soft scarves, cozy sweaters and well-worn boots are showing up on fashionable types from Chevy Chase to Chinatown and everywhere in between. Here, they share their style inspirations.