Temper soft with hard when it comes to shape, color and texture. Balance a slip dress with a boxy jacket or a buckle belt. Play pastels against cool neutrals. And anchor those pearls on a tough black cuff.
Silk dress, Madewell, $268; madewell.com
. Leather belt, Ariat International, $35; ariat.com
Rayon-silk blazer, Joie, $388; nordstrom.com
Glass pearl and ribbon bracelet, Roxanne Assoulin for Lee Angel, $275; neimanmarcus.com