Nina's Fashion Necessities

Project Runway star and MC Fashion Director Nina Garcia's style survival kit.

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The One Hundred: A Guide to the Pieces Every Stylish Woman Must Own (Collins).
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Hermès Birkin: The bag you can bank on.
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Investment bag: Snag icon status for yourself (and future granddaughter!). $685, Louis Vuitton; (866) VUITTON.
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Peacoat: Commands attention, whether authentic surplus or designer. $750, Burberry; burberry.com for stores.
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Signet ring: With family crest or just for fun. $950, Tiffany & Co.; tiffany.com.
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Ankle booties: Worn with black tights, legs go on forever. $825, Christian Louboutin; (310) 247-9300.
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Tank watch: Inspired by WWI French military tanks. $4100, Cartier; cartier.com for stores.
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Black nail polish: Haute couture meets hard-core for cool p.m. occasions. $20, Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour in Black Satin; chanel.com.
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Hoops: The thinner, the better. $645, Dean Harris; barneys.com.
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Ballet flats: Sexy, sweet flats favored by both Bardot and Audrey Hepburn! $695, Chanel; (800) 550-0005.
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