Runway Trend Alert — Dark Metals -

Used for bag and belt hardware, jewelry and eyewear frames, dark metals update accessories for fall. Most hues are cool, with dark gunmetal and blue tones being the most prominent.
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Editor’s Picks: Accessorie Circuit — January 2014 - ,

Check out some of our favorite pieces spotted at the Accessorie Circuit trade show in New York earlier this week. We love the way that Vita Fede incorporates pearls this season: Cool hinged handles on Mackage's bags: Last season favorite Zariin impresses us once again with a new range of enameled styles: Jakimac's leather and stone styles freshly interpret bondage aesthetics:
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Trend Alert: Plush Pals

Stuffed animals inspire or double as accessories this season, appearing on runways, streets and editorial pages. Designers who've embraced the trend range from Brit up-and-comers Bobby Abley and Ashley Williams to luxury fashion houses Fendi and Louis Vuitton, who released special edition teddy bears created in collaboration with UK artist duo Chapman Brothers.
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Happy Thanksgiving: How to Accessorize like a Pilgrim

It's all about belts, bibs and headwear. Fashion Week Streets, F/W 2013 Fashion Week Streets, F/W 2013
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Must-See Exhibit: Jewels by JAR at The Met

This morning we had the opportunity to preview The Metropolitan Museum of Art's new Jewels by JAR exhibit, a retrospective of more than four hundred works by Paris-based fine jewelry designer Joel A. Rosenthal. The artist, who has worked under the name JAR for more than thirty-five years, is known for sculptural designs in vibrant colors and shading created by his pavé ...
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Headwear to get for Halloween and Keep Wearing After

Embrace the holiday as an opportunity to test out whimsical toppers. See some choice picks below... Heather Huey Noel Stewart
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Stylesight Stops by “Genius of Nature” Jewelry Exhibit

Last week we had the opportunity to preview the new "Genius of Nature" exhibit at the Aaron Faber Gallery in New York. Fine jewelry designers — both established and emerging — were called upon from around the world to create works inspired by the show's themes: the balance of "chaos and structure, randomness and pattern" involved in the creation process, ...
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Editor’s Picks: Premiere Classe S/S 2014 -

  Sarah Angold Studio Inspired by mathematics, graphic shapes and industrial processes, Londoner Sarah Angold designs uniquely futuristic statement jewelry.  Sarah Angold Studio Peggy Kingg Paris-based designer Peggy Huynh Kinh draws inspiration from architecture when designing minimalist leather goods. Her creations range from boxy bags to sacks that disassemble into picnic blankets.  Colette Malouf New Yorker Colette Malouf's S/S 2014 collection is full of tasteful feminine pieces that ...
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Just Launched: Giving Tree Eyewear is Unbreakable and Eco-Friendly

New Los Angeles-based line Giving Tree Eyewear offers shades that are both eco-friendly and nearly indestructible. The sunglasses — available in two silhouettes and six colors — are completely BPA-free, and thermoplastic material makes them bendable and lightweight.
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LONDON: Love Letters- A Jewelry Exhibition

If you’re in London this week don’t miss this intriguing exhibition at upscale contemporary jeweler Belmacz. Known for its bold collections by German designer Julia Muggenburg, signature Belmacz pieces include one-of-a-kind designs, famous for utilizing unusual materials such fossilized dinosaur bone, antique stones and angel skin coral. The Love Letters exhibition runs through October 12th and explores how jewelry pays ...
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LONDON: Pearls at Victoria & Albert Museum

Opening tomorrow, the Pearls exhibition at renowned London museum V&A is a celebration of the history of pearls, exploring its representation in jewelry. Starting from the days of the Early Roman Empire, it traces the popularity of pearls throughout history to the present day, examining pivotal moments such as the introduction of cultured pearls, and how pearls have been linked ...
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Runway Trend Alert — ’90s Chokers -

Choker collars have been uptrending for several seasons, but S/S 2014 is marking the re-emergence of simple, ultra-fitted band silhouettes à la styles of the 1990s.  
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Runway Trend Alert — Petal Plays -

First emerging in New York and now picking up steam in London, three dimensional flowers decorate spring bags, belts and jewelry.
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Runway Trend Alert — Sans Rims -

Rimless shades look fresh in varied shapes and tints on New York’s runways. Phillip Lim created rimless illusions by positioning rims behind lenses, while Osklen’s angular silhouettes were framed by beveled edges.
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Runway Trend Alert — Bro Beads -

Conjuring beach and rave looks of the ‘90s, numerous New York designers are showing bead jewelry for S/S 14. Simple seed bead strands appear on necks and wrists — sometimes as eyewear straps, and big plastic Pony beads are strung to form crafty text motifs.
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