They say that accessories make the outfit, but what if the accessory is the outfit? Then there would be no need to worry about whether cocktail rings and statement necklaces complemented a look or went with your shoes.

In the summer months, when all you want to wear is an easy pair of shorts and a loose tank or a simple shift dress, what better way to add some style than by throwing on an eye-catching piece of 21st century body armor?

This Navajo draped body chain by local designer Dolorous can be worn dressed up or down, and custom ordered to fit any body type and size. We can’t guarantee the amount of protection it will provide in a battle, but it is certain that you will look good wearing it.

$260. Available at Love of Mine Boutique, 781 Queen St. W., 416-368-4999

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