10 Key Accessory Concepts For Fall/Winter 2016/17


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Smartphone covers and smartphones have invaded traditional accessory classifications with novelty materials such as 3-d printing and contemporary designs. That said, traditional watches simply telling time remain important when in tune with trends, from feminine to modern graphic. Eyewear is also a key fashion accessory, from oversized to delicate thin wires. Cold weather gear is experiencing a bonanza with ponchos and wraps as well as plenty of fur (faux or real).

1. Dolce & Gabbana 2. Pijama 3. Tod's 4. Ashlynd

The profusion of personal tech gear has spawned exciting new opportunities to create covers for every taste and personality. There are plaids for the traditionalist, colourful graphics for modernists, and bold jewels for the glamorous.

5. Tactum by Mad Lab 6. Samsung Galaxy Gear 7. Pebble Time

Watches have to be smart for the tech geek…newest when the strap/casing is individually designed and printed on a 3-d printer.

8. Calvin Klein 9. Emporio Armani 10. Salvatore Ferragamo

The fashion jewelry trend towards femininity gets translated into watches with thinner straps.

11. Denis Guidone 12. Denis Guidone 13. Fendi

Strictly modern watch face design appeal to young collectors.

14. Tom Ford 15. Armani 16. Stella Jean

Aviator bridge designs evolve into new oversized butterfly silhouettes, get rounded out or the metal bridge gets combined with classic tortoise.

17. Felder Felder 18. Triple Point 19. Cutler & Gross

Extreme lightweight is achieved via extreme thin wire rims on readers and sunglasses alike.

20. Kenzo 21. Sama Eyewear 22. Rochas

Big, bold and oversized continues to be a trend for eyewear frames.

23. Marks & Spencer 24. Richard Chai 25. Ralph Lauren

The large wrap and poncho are core cold weather pieces.

26. Hermès 27. Antonio Marras 28. Michael Kors

Trapper earflap hats with curly lamb lining, fuzzy cuffs on gloves and silk/fur reversible long skinny scarves maximize the fur trends.

29. Unique 30. Ryan Lo 31. Kenzo

Faux fur in fun colours is everywhere…the possibilities are endless.