Don’t fret about Friday the 13th! We have 12 stylish ways to stay lucky today
By Paige Dzenis
Date April 13, 2012
It’s Friday the 13th—a day that’s considered extremely unlucky by superstitious believers and and pop-culture enthusiasts alike. But don’t let your friggatriskaidekaphobia get the best of you, because we’ve rounded up 12 pretty ways to keep the good luck on hand, including wish-granting necklaces, cats that can cross your path, and other totems of luck.
Let the painted sky guide you and you’ll never make the unlucky mistake of opening an umbrella inside again!
Sky Umbrella ($39, momastore.org)
Paul and Joe Cat Lipstick
A black cat should never cross your path—but a red cat lipstick should definitely cross your pout.
Paul and Joe Cat Lipstick ($20, urbanoutfitters.com)
Rabbit Foot necklace
Don’t worry, the furry friends inside these tar-dipped modern necklaces are vintage, so you can feel lucky and guilt-free when wearing them.
Alex and Chloe Rabbit Foot necklace ($64, alexandchloe.com)
Philosophy Vanilla Birthday Cake
Even if it’s not your birthday, steal a bit of special day luck with this celebratory cake-scented bubble bath—and don’t forget to make it official by lighting some candles!
Philosophy Vanilla Birthday Cake shampoo, shower gel, and bubble bath ($16, philosophy.com)
Code 14K #7 Ring
Take your lucky number beyond the lottery and keep it on hand at all times with this stunning gold ring.
Code 14K #7 ring ($440, lulafrost.com)
David’s Tea Day Dreamer
Seek out some good fortune at the bottom of your teacup with this daydreamy blend.
David’s Tea Day Dreamer ($7, davidstea.com)
Etro Frog keyfob
The most superstitious are prone to avoiding frogs, however no one will be able to resist the charms of this amphibian prince key ring.
Etro Frog keyfob ($195, net-a-porter.com)
Bass Classic Penny Loafers
Keep a lucky penny—or two—around at all times with these sweet penny loafers.
Bass Classic Penny Loafers ($98, anthropologie.com)
And Mary Vintage Mirror Charm Pendant
Looking to avoid seven years of bad luck? Put a tiny vintage mirror around your neck, where it’s certain not to break.
And Mary Vintage Mirror Charm Pendant ($18, asos.com)
Lucky Horseshoe Make-a-Wish necklace
Double your luck with this horseshoe wish necklace.
Lucky Horseshoe Make-a-Wish necklace ($30, dogeared.com)
Christopher Kane Rainbow dress
Become a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow with this bright Christopher Kane number.
Christopher Kane Rainbow dress ($2090, net-a-porter.com)
Opal Teardrop ring
While it’s always lucky to wear your birthstone, opals are considered to be extremely unlucky when worn by anyone else. So: unless your birthday is in October, avoid this ring!
Catbird Opal Teardrop ring ($188, catbirdnyc.com)
Astley Clarke Wishbone Friendship Bracelet
No breaking necessary—this wishbone charm is sure to grant you some stylish luck.
Astley Clarke Wishbone Friendship Bracelet ($195, astleyclarke.com)