Wrap Up Style With a Bejeweled Bow

After seasons of chunky footwear and bold color-block prints, fashion is again embracing the über-feminine. One of the motifs making a strong appearance this season is the graceful ribbon-tied bow.

Harper’s Bazaar features a variety of stunning bow motif jewelry in its December 2012–January 2013 issue. Above is a highly dimensional diamond Van Cleef & Arpels bracelet.

Black and white diamonds adorn a stunning necklace from Chanel Fine Jewelry.

A black collar finishes with a bow in this selection from Dior Fine Jewelry.

Gemstone earrings from Verdura are topped with diamond-studded bows.

Pear-shaped drop earrings in soft pink from Tiffany & Co. are suspended from delicate diamond bows.

“Let them wear lace!” proclaims the December 2012 issue of Elle: “Frothy Marie Antoinette–inspired pieces work just as well outside Versailles.” Along with Chanel sunglasses, a lace and silk boot from Charlotte Olympia, and lace-trimmed denim jeans from Christopher Kane, all in a favorite color of the season, blush pink, the collage features a diamond and rock crystal corsage brooch circa 1913 and a diamond bow brooch circa 1904, both from Cartier. The model is dressed in Chanel and wears a mammoth-ivory, gold, and amethyst cuff from Verdura and a “colored amethyst” and black pearl ring from Hutton Wilkinson for Tony Duquette Jewelry.

The December 2012 issue of Los Angeles Times Image includes in its holiday gift suggestions, a diamond-studded bow ring in 18kt white gold from Chanel and Lanvin rhodium-plated bow-tie cuff links. Also pictured is a black Lucite bracelet from Alexis Bittar and the Dior VIII Grand Bal Plumes wristwatch.

Actress Anne Hathaway wears a pair of gold and diamond bow earrings from Colette in the above montage of photos from the January 2013 issue of Glamour. Model Reina, lower left, wears a Movado Concerto wristwatch. The manicure upper left is accented with a gold ring from Pandora.

“Ornate pieces in black and white are the ultimate in lady luxe,” reports the December 2012–January 2013 issue of Harper’s Bazaar. Along with a pair of black drop earrings from Ralph Lauren Vintage Collection, the magazine features an elaborate necklace with a black ribbon back and a diamond-studded bow in front from Chanel Cruise Versailles.