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The Evolution of the Choker for Spring



Express Choker by Liz Law

Last season chokers exploded onto modern jewelry scene. They continue to be huge for Spring but have evolved from the ubiquitous ribbon look to encompass thin chain link styles and sculptural pieces in a variety of finishes. One standout is the Express Choker by Liz Law created a from hand-made vintage brass chain. Pair this modern necklace with an off the shoulder blouse for a very current look. Another favorite is the Rope Choker by Merewif. This Charming new style was cast from an actual piece of rope and the plated in 14k Gold. Like many of the open-front sculptural styles, the opening can be worn in the front or back for style flexibility.

It's all in the Mix

The look this Winter is all about varied materials. So mixed metal jewelry is looking bigger than ever with dual metals showcased in a single piece. As the rules are changing and it’s become acceptable to mix silver and gold jewelry in a single ensemble, mixed metal jewelry provides a bridge for those who still like to keep [...]

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Trending: Chokers

The necklace of the season is the choker, be it sculptural like the Arc Choker by Third Crown, be-ribboned like the Everyday Architectural Choker by Neshka or a piece of modern jewelry that would give a boho off-the-shoulder look some edge, like the Selene Choker by Merewif. Chokers started strong for Spring and are now a full-blown phenom. We like them best against [...]

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Met Gala Jewelry Trends for Real Life

By now, we've all devoured all the images from Monday's Met Costume Institute Gala, and they were fantastical in every way.  So much design innovation it was a visual overload.  We are all savvy enough to know that for the designers, it is a premier marketing opportunity to showcase creativity and get their brand front [...]

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Over the Moon for Celestial Fashion

This season, the heavens opened up on the fashion scene and all manor of celestial inspiration hit the runways and boutiques.  Jeans to accessories to red carpet looks are adorned with all matter of stars, moons and colorful galactic scenes. Stella McCartney bag, Current Elliot jeans, Zuhair Murad gown, TopShop bodysuitWe're partial to the modern jewelry [...]

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Jewelry Trends for 2016. More of What We Want

The list of top jewelry trends for 2016 continues.  In addition to those must-have modern jewelry looks discussed in our last post, we add these covetable trends. Chokers and Collars: A sculptural neck piece adds structure and modernity to your look.    Radial Necklace by Acanthus, Prayer Stick Choker by Lauren & Gracia, Arc Choker in Gold by Third CrownAsymmetry: Ear [...]

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What You'll be Wearing according to Big Data

It used to be that magazine editors predicted what was trending in the industry by attending fashion shows, working with national retailers each month to see what consumers were buying. But the art of predicting the latest in fashion trends just became more technical, and it's simple: Google.According to the New York Times, the world's [...]

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Up Next

While we love the end of the year lists that name the best books, movies, images and cultural moments of the year past, what gets us really excited are those lists that look ahead to the trends and ideas that will be guiding us in the year to come. And when it comes to [...]

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