5 Fashion Picks That Will Bewitch Your October Look

Because not-so-basic black is the new black.

October 4, 2016

By Amanda Ross

Local jewellery designer Melanie Auld works creative magic with this delicate bracelet, where black silk tassels and turquoise adorn a brass cuff plated in 14-karat gold. $170, melanieauld.com

Invoke the Dark Arts with Mac’s new Spellbinder eyeshadow with magnetically charged black, ionized pigments in velvet hues and hexing names like Mysterious Influence, Retrograde and Cosmic Clash. $26, maccosmetics.ca


Made with shea butter, vitamin E and mango seed butter, this sheer Black Lace Rabbit lipstick with gold shimmer is almost good enough to eat; wear it instead for a lace-like veil on your lips or over another shade for a darker effect. $32, lipstickqueen.com


Clever mosaic-lace detailing on fall’s halter dress from Nicholas is an edgy ’70s way to bring the drama to your next cocktail party. $900, holtrenfrew.com


Örling and Wu just opened its second outpost in South Granville; find contemporary, eclectic homewares like these haunting giclée prints—Primavera Owl and Oliu Kisa Yellow Eyes—by Icelandic artist Kristjana S. Williams.
$250 each, orlingandwu.com


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