Will Septum Cuffs be the New Ear Cuffs?

The ear cuff's extreme rise in popularity is easy to understand, as it allows for styling experimentation without the commitment of an actual piercing. Now, forward-thinking designers are embracing the concept for a different, of-the-moment area of ornamentation — the nasal septum. NYC-based label Sorelle: My Enemy by Chris Habana: MariaFrancescaPepe:
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Editor’s Picks: Accessorie Circuit — Holiday/Resort 2014

Three of our favorite vendors at last week's Accessorie Circuit trade show in New York: Helmed by sisters Vidhi and Mamta Gupta, Zariin marries modern and organic aesthetics with those of the Gupta's home city of New Delhi. Designs are hand-made with stones left uncut, making for pieces that are appealingly unique and unfussy. Swedish-born designer Annika Inez's line By Boe is delicate, ...
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Editorial Inspiration: Bullett’s “The Stoned Age”

The latest issue — #11, showcases seasonal accessory selections in a trippy spread.
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Runway Trend Alert — Aloha Bags -

Decorated by tropical floral or scenic prints, bags for spring conjure island getaways and mid-century resort wear. The leisurely motifs are seen on an array of silhouettes, from rucksacks and bum bags to carry-on suitcases, duffels and weekenders.
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Runway Trend Alert — X-Ray Spex -

Gaining momentum on the S/S 14 runways, clear eyewear frames are updated by visible internal components. Xander Zhou featured several statement-making frame-within-frame styles, and Jil Sander interpreted the same concept in a subtler way, embedding skeletal metal arms inside of translucent exteriors.
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Runway Trend Alert — Pouch Plays -

Whether worn on the back, slung crossbody or hand-held, soft pouches make appealing carriers on the men’s S/S 14 runways. Burberry showcased simple leather styles in an array of colors, while James Long’s interpretations were sportier — slouchy back-sacks in tech fabrics with swivel snap details.
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Runway Trend Alert — Flat Tops -

Eyewear uppers are flattening out for C/R 14, resulting in modern looks with strong browline emphasis. Shields continue to uptrend, while thick, straight upper rims update classic Wayfarer silhouettes.
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Runway Trend Alert — Optic White -

Accessories are eye-catching in bright whites on London’s S/S 14 men’s runways. A white belt is a statement when styled with navy garments, and bags with black bandings or compartments showcase modern optic palettes.
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Men’s Accessories Picks — Early Spring 14 Favorites -

"Love the Cobain-esque shades at Rag & Bone." — Whitney Kessler, Accessories Editor "I love Bobby Abley's elevated fast-food crowns because of their playful spirit and kitschy wearability." — Kathleen Tso, Assistant Editor, Young Men's "KTZ — a very experimental show with very wearable accessories!" — Andrew Luecke, Menswear Editor
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Runway Trend Alert — Wrap it Up -

Scarves are a key styling component this season, and many designers are playfully punctuating ensembles with designs shown on the head. Cynthia Rowley featured a series of standout looks — voluminous wraps, sometimes worn under hats or accented with pins.
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Runway Trend Alert — Case Study - ,

Some of the most charming bags to emerge for C/R 14 resemble cosmetic or travel cases — compact and structured with short handles. Carven featured a series of quirky rectangular box bags, while tiny metal feet update a more rounded silhouette from Marc by Marc Jacobs.
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Cute Hats and Hair Accessories for Cruise/Resort 2014

So far, several of the season's accessory highlights have been headwear.
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Press Preview: Title of Work -

Last week we had the opportunity to stop by the Title of Work showroom, where designer Jonathan Meizler offered us a sneak peak at his latest men's neckwear designs for F/W 13. Reflecting Meizler's background in art and high-end women's evening wear, Title of Work's trademark aesthetic is intellectual and meticulously executed. The line's unique materials and details appeal to ...
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Press Preview: New Era

New Era hosted their Fall 2013 Cabin Fever party earlier this week at the cozy Home Sweet Home, displaying their Fall '13 preview for apparel, caps, and accessories. A full house came out to view the collection that was scattered around the venue, juxtaposed with the lodge-y atmosphere including a canoe, haystacks, and even a giant bass used as fixtures ...
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Press Preview: Soulland x Adax

Earlier this week, Stylesight stopped by the Berns hotel in Stockholm for the press preview of a new collaborative collection between Danish menswear label Soulland and leather goods maker Adax. Offered in three colors — black, camel and cobalt, the collection features everything from wallets and ipad sleeves to backpacks and suitcases. Merchandise will become available for purchase in August at Soulland and Adax retailers; prices points ...
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