|Layers of necklaces include a strand of smoky freshwater pearls with a mixed-bead pendant at the end, Austrian crystals in a range of colors with a small silver fleur de lis drop, and a large-link silver chain with a circle of pearls and crystals on the pendant, $135 each, and a necklace of pearls on a silver chain with pearls and crystals dangling from the links, $198, all by Shelly Beson, all from Little Miss Muffin Children & Home (244 Metairie Road, Metairie, 482-8200).|
|Gold links are graced with gold lockets in circles, ovals, hearts and book shapes in two long necklaces, $295 each; coupled with a bracelet on a chain that has a variety of jeweled medallions, $159, all from Yvonne LaFleur (8131 Hampson St., 866-9666).|
|Designed by Donna Marie Aucoin, whose family owns Aucoin Hart Jewelers, these chunky necklaces are made with blue lapis and green vasriscite, $640 each; red carnelian, $560; and amethyst, $590; (they come with coordinating silk handbags); all by Donna Marie Creations for Aucoin Hart Jewelers (1525 Metairie Road, Metairie, 834-9999).|
Hair Styling: Heidi Taylor for Cuttin' Loose (7712 Maple St., 866-3110)
Makeup: Erica Young for Paris Parker Salon (Lakeside Shopping Center, 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite 106, Metairie, 888-990-2468; 4900 Prytania St., 888-992-2468; 4900 Hwy. 22, Suite 1, Mandeville, 888-990-2468).
Model: Jewel Grosch for Modellynx (by appointment, 366-1808; www.modellynx.com)