Stepping out takes on a new dimension this season, with shoes and stockings shot through with special effects. Classic black velvet pumps ablaze with silver filigree, left, are by Stuart Weitzman for Mr. Seymour, $125. A strategic rhinestone star burst illumines Christian Dior's sheer black hose, $10. Both at Neiman-Marcus.
Erica's red-velvet slippers with satin bows, right, $98, pair perfectly with red-and-black rose-pattern hose by Evan-Picone, $25. Both at Saks Fifth Avenue. Multicolored metallic paisley flats by Dazzler are $17.50 at Standard Shoes.) Stockings with single paisley motif are by Christian Dior, $12 at Neiman-Marcus.