1. Alexander McQueen Pearl-Bead and Lace-Embroidery Appliqué T-Shirt: A skull looks far from morbid when it’s depicted in gorgeous ivory beads and whisper-light lace. AtMy Theresa for $695.
2. Jason Wu Pearl- and Sequin-Embellished Dress: Be the ice queen of cocktail hour with this deliciously cool cotton-and-silk dress. The skirt will catch a breeze, while the shimmering bodice is sure to hypnotize. At My Theresa for $4,567.
3. Lanvin Pearl-Trimmed Top: Tweed, grosgrain, and pearls sound suited for a chic senior citizen, but when your shell is nubby and slouchy, it’s got youthful appeal. At Bergdorf Goodman for $1,540.
4. Alexander McQueen Pearl-Embroidered Tuxedo Jacket: Frothy tulle and delicate pearls are thoroughly sharp when your creamy white blazer has top-notch tailoring. At Bergdorf Goodman for $2,577 (from $4,295).
5. Miu Miu Embellished-Collar Cady Cropped Jacket: A sweet peter-pan collar becomes almost otherworldly bedecked in a combo of crystals, jewels, and droplet-like pearls. And it’s removable! On Net-a-Porter $1,170 (from $1,950).