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.
Garolini's black satin pumps gleam with gold roses, far left, $98. Shimmering stockings are by Givenchy, $7. Both at Bullock's. The gold-woven sling-backs, left, are by Ferragamo, $144 at Saks Fifth Avenue. Black-and-gold lace panty hose, $20, are by Saks.
Dramatic fans of red, pink, blue and yellow rhinestones flare out from from the heels of Beppe Sacco's black suede pumps, below, $300. Legs are lit by sheer pink stockings from Calvin Klein, $4.25. Both available at Neiman-Marcus. STYLING BY ERIN DONLEY