Luxottica Love – S/S 12 Press Day

Yesterday we made a trip to the S/S12 Luxottica Press Day in London, and were met with a slick presentation of some of the most covetable eyewear collections for the season, confirming trend directions from our previous Forecast and analysis reports. The collections from Prada, Miu Miu, Stella McCartney, Ralph Lauren, Paul Smith, Versace, and Ray-Ban were particular favorites, featuring stand-out ...
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From Perverse to Prim, Louis Vuitton Takes A Delicate Direction for S/S12 Accessories

This season's Louis Vuitton show was a surprising example of prim, princess styling. In complete contrast to last season's fetish fueled collection, that included tall rubber boots, riding crops and extreme corset belts this time around the decorative broderie anglaise and pieced crocodile leather ensembles were accessorized with new look bags, hair accessories and parasols. Sugary, baby pastel-toned leathers drove home ...
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One To Watch : Kenzo S/S 12

The Kenzo Spring/Summer 2012 show was Opening Ceremony founders Carol Lim and Humberto Leon's debut collection for the fashion house as the new creative directors, and we were eager to see what the outcome would be, and were not disappointed. Accessories stood out as statement pieces against the tomboy-tinged ensembles with the help of oversized woven netting material that encased on-trend ...
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2011 Vogue Eyewear/CFDA “City Collection” Launch

On Tuesday night luxury eyewear group Luxotica unveiled the winners of the 2nd annual Vogue Eyewear/CFDA capsule collection at the Sunglasses Hut flagship store in New York. The 2011 Vogue Eyewear/CFDA “City Collection” has been created by three of America’s most talented designers, each of whom created a pair of sunglasses inspired by their love for the most unique and fashionable ...
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The Lady Loves Prada S/S 12 Jewels

There was a lot to love on the Prada S/S 12 runway last week, and the nouveau-riche, ladylike style jewelry was the icing on the pastel-colored cake. We expressed our love of the Cruise collection back in Spring and the new season collection delivered a fantastically wearable, kitsch yet chic collection of accessories. Complementing the 50s inspired, glamor looks in cool ...
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Fashion Week Accessory Street Style: New York & London

While we are busy absorbing and analyzing everything that is happening on the runways from our New York and London Stylesight HQs, we have a team of street style photographers who are on the ground during fashion weeks season to capture the innovative and directional style of the show attendees. Ahead of our full Fashion Week Accessories Street Report we ...
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Designer To Watch: Sarah Angold

Sarah Angold, photographed by Tom Baker Sarah Angold, photographed by Tom Baker Sarah Angold, photographed by Tom Baker Sarah Angold, photographed by Tom Baker David Koma, S/S 12 While attending the London Fashion Week Exhibition last week we were drawn to the new collection by jewelry designer Sarah Angold. In a collaboration for Spring/ Summer 2012 Sarah creates a magnificent display of modernity by merging ...
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Swatch x Kid Robot Collaboration

The latest Swatch collaboration with art and lifestyle brand Kidrobot incorporates playful color and character based aesthetics into wearable watches. Stylesight were invited to the New York launch event last week to celebrate the dynamic collaboration, live painting together with the big name toy art artists behind the collaboration made this exciting event even more fun and interactive. Swatch customers will ...
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Marc Jacobs S/S12: 30s Western Pop Accessories

New York Fashion week comes to a spectacular close with the Marc Jacobs, S/S12 show, completed with an accompanying hit of accessories. This season the Jacobs girls are taken to a 30s-inspired dance hall fixed with old wooden beams and vintage light bulbs to parade their sophisticated elegance. Relaxed western themes are paired with 30s feminine glamor is called out through ...
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Marc by Marc Jacobs: Pop Color Accessories -

The Spring/Summer 2012 collections have already seen a lot of bold color, playful surfaces and fresh shapes and the recent Marc by Marc Jacobs show was a perfect example of all the above. With fruity colored see-through vizors and box-shaped handbags, the Marc collection was bang on-trend. With a nod to retro train and vanity cases, the Boxy bag has been slowly ...
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The Eyes Have It In New York

From left to right; Prabal Gurung, Zac Posen, Tim Hamilton, Lacoste The Spring/ Summer 2012 collections are well under way and our first looks at the New York runways are already confirming a number of accessories trends that we highlighted ahead of the season. One of the most apparent is the bold Summer eyewear design direction showcased on the runways. The relaxed ...
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Stylesight IJL Kickstart Trend Award

This week I had the pleasure to award one of the Kickstart designers from this year's International Jewellery London show with the first Stylesight Kickstart Trend Award. After meeting with each of the ten jewelry designers I had the truly difficult task of deciding who should win this title and a year's subscription to Stylesight. As this was the first trade ...
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Oh Boy! The New Chanel Bag!

Chanel has proudly presented a new bag into the fold today with the Boy Chanel. The simple aesthetic evokes a more androgynous look, and hint at the masculine inspiration behind its conception. Creative Director Karl Lagerfeld explains: "Chanel used men's underwear to make dresses; she had this boyish attitude, in fact, it is the very spirit of Chanel. She got it ...
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3 of The Best : Technology Accessory Brands

We have been talking a lot about new technology accessories over at Stylesight HQ and after putting together our edit of the key trends influencing the growing market for mobile technology cases, bags and sleeves we wanted to share 3 of our new favorite brands, each with it's own dynamic signature style. Capulet London The sleek, versatile nature of the collection from ...
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Jewelry Marketing Innovation : The Swarovski Treasure Hunt

Stills from the 'Discover Your Light' film Jewelry and lifestyle super brand Swarovski are joining in on the interactive gaming marketing evolution with a big screen debut of the short film 'Discover Your Light', centered around the Nirvana ring, the launch of which will be celebrated with an exhilarating treasure hunt through the city of London. Working with artist, photographer, and director ...
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