You've seen them worn by A-listers like Katherine Heigl and Jennifer Garner and now we're seeing initial pendants and necklaces on Charlotte's stylish teens and new moms alike. Show off your own initial (or initials) with a 14-karat-gold-filled chain and silver initial coin from local designer Laura James ($110, laurajamesjewelry.com). Moms can keep their little one's initials close to their heart in a modern way with Jennifer Meyer Jewelry's 18-karat, yellow gold and diamond letter necklace available from local Web-based retailer Dilsey Coal ($1,375, dilseycoal.com). Or stop by Petal boutique to see the Initial Charm Necklace by Diana Warner Studio, ($58, Petal, 1315 East Blvd., 704-817-8871). With this option you can choose your letter and wear alone or layered with a string of pearls or one of your favorite necklaces.