Trend watch: Laser cutting

The technique once reserved for industrial manufacturing has now etched its way into everything from clothes and accessories to home decor.



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  • Lauren Merkin Tatum laser-cut clutch, $325, at

  • Topshop laser-cut metallic-lined kimono, $118, at Topshop, 478 Broadway between Broome and Grand Sts (212-966-9555,

  • MAL Crocodile Skin bracelet, $230, at Sucre, 357 Bleecker St between W 10th and Charles Sts (212-352-1640)

  • Warehouse laser-cut shift dress, $129, at

  • Asos Premium laser-cut leather top, $51, at

  • Ceci New York Vivre Collection Damask place mat, four for $26; and Peony place mat, four for $26; both at Ceci New York, 130 W 23rd St between Sixth and Seventh Aves, second floor (212-989-0695,

  • Colin Stuart laser-cut boots, $158, at

  • Ashley Stewart laser-cut stretch belt, $9, at

  • Ali Ro laser-cut tier dress, $330, at Saks Fifth Avenue, 611 Fifth Ave at 49th St (212-753-4000,

  • Aerosoles Scooter slides, $50, at Aerosoles, 709 Lexington Ave between 57th and 58th Sts (212-755-0683,

  • Brocade Home Lace cut tower, $699, at Brocade Home at the Limelight Marketplace, 656 Sixth Ave at 20th St (212-359-5574,

  • Crate & Barrel Raj candleholder, $4, at Crate & Barrel, 611 Broadway between Bleecker and West Houston Sts (212-780-0004,

  • Melie Bianco Megan laser-cut side gather bag, $74, at

  • Photograph: Krista Schlueter

    Pour La Victoire Veder pumps, $240 (normally $295), at Use code "TONY11" at checkout to receive this discount through October 20.

  • Alessi Cactus fruit holder, $105; and napkin holder, $60; both at Gracious Home, locations throughout the city; visit

  • Molly M Designs Circles oatmeal felt coasters, set of four for $36, at

  • Accessorize Metal Cut Out Flower Bando, $12, at Accessorize, 329 Bleecker St at Christopher St (212-206-3703,

  • Isola Toscana suede boots, $329, at Lord & Taylor, 424 Fifth Ave between 38th and 39th Sts (212-391-3344,

  • Molly M Designs Web birch veneer earrings, $40, at

Lauren Merkin Tatum laser-cut clutch, $325, at

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