Colour Forecasts and Trend Tracking for Fashion, Footwear, Handbags, Jewelry and Accessories
Spring this year is in the pink! Pale blush shades are at the pale spectrum of the pink palette going all the way to more intense, tropical, hot pinks. Designers set the pace by sending head to toe pink fashions down the runway. Accessories tap into the trend as well, from head to toe, from jewelry and eyewear to shoes.
Jewelry is the simplest way to achieve a new look for the season in tune with your personality.
That tough urban street-smart look of black leather and lots of studs does not mean forfeiting femininity.
We went bird watching in the fashion capitals.
Summer’s long skinny scarf has evolved for fall into pretty bow-tied blouses.
Stars motifs in fashion seem to have eternal staying power just like the constellations on a clear night.
Hoop earrings never seem to go out of style, on the contrary, the bigger they are, the better.
Premiere Vision in Paris has grown exponentially from being a textile fair to include yarns for knitwear, leathers, furs, accessories and hardware.
All you need to update your wardrobe is an exciting new piece of jewelry, and Bijorhca, the semi-annual jewelry and watch fair held in Paris earlier this month had plenty.
Jewelry and hair accessories will continue with a strong focus on metal, precious or otherwise, and delicate designs will be key.
Fans of the HBO series “Game of Thrones” have been clamoring for the jewelry pieces worn by character Daenerys Targaryen in the final episodes of season 6.
Everything is in bloom, and garden parties and country picnics are being enjoyed all summer long.
Ethnic and folkloric and made by hand are some of the inspirations found in easy, breezy summer fashions this season.
Technology has invaded fashion! Shoes, jewelry and even ready-to-wear fashions are experimenting with 3-D printing techniques.
Gold, particularly rose gold was by far the preferred metal choice at Baselworld together with an explosion of colourful precious and semi-precious stones.
Leisurely languid and very feminine were La Rinascente’s “Secret Garden” windows in Milan showcasing Philosophy’s spring/summer collection designed by Lorenzo Serafini.
Première Vision in Paris this February has become a one stop shopping expedition for all those seeking early Spring/Summer 2017 guidance and inspiration. This international textile fair has expanded into leather in a separate hall, Première Vision Leather, and another section has been dedicated to findings, called Première Vision Accessories.
Jewelry, from fine to fashion, was the primary focus at Bijorhca, the semi-annual trade fair held in Paris last month boosting exhibitors as well as visitors from all over the world.
Moods ranged from ultra modern futuristic to ever-lasting nostalgia at NY NOW, the trade fair held in NYC formerly known as the Gift Show. There was so much more than gifts. Accessories have become an important component of the fair representing many artisans/designers who add a unique, treasure trove-like vibe.
Victoriana romanticism, Eighties allusions to modern excess and fashion’s exploration of arctic tribal influences all contribute to jewelry designs. In addition, there are on-going key motifs such as tassels and leaves that have staying power, and the colour black (often combined with crystals) moves to the forefront. The oversized, bold look of seasons’ past becomes refined with small, more delicate pieces