Make a statement with your accessories. It's the easiest way to take something from basic to fabulous.
This Double Strand Elephant Necklace is on-sale at J.Crew- LOVE! You can scoop it for $100, plus you can usually find additional online discounts this week and on retailmenot.com.
For an even more economical solution, just add a pretty brooch to a set of pearls you inherited, bought at Claire's or caught at Mardi Gras. Banana Republic has a very cool Elephant Brooch version for just $39.