"I recently wore a cropped denim jacket over a dress to the Independent Spirit Awards and it was a hit. Why change what works, right?"
Stretch denim jacket, $90, calvinkleinjeans.com. Striped silk gown, $1,100, Tommy Hilfiger, 646-638-4812. "Diamonds by the Yard" earrings, $1,350 (avail. June), Elsa Peretti for Tiffany & Co., 800-526-0649. Faux-crystal bangle, $195, Kenneth Jay Lane for Jennifer Miller, 212-734-8199. 14k gold and gray diamond ring, $1,800, Katrina Lapenne. New York Adorned, NYC, 212-473-0007
Photo: Stewart Shining
"My first trip to jeweler Tina Tang was with a girlfriend who was shopping for herself, and of course, I ended up getting something. Tina has a knack for just-right details."
Sterling silver and gold-plated "Pebble Snake" ring, $75, tinatang.com
"I've started noticing zippers lately, and I'm really into them—especially on something soft and unexpected."