Spring Forward: Trends and Ads in the April 2014 Fashion Magazines



InStyle

Pushing:
• Trio of hammered brass chokers; gold-plated cuff (“Bold Gold: Delicate jewels have their place, but we’re loving the look of big statement pieces”)
• Diamond and white gold star studs; yellow gold cuff with diamond starbursts (“These stellar accessories will shine anywhere in your wardrobe’s universe”)
Advertisers:
Links of London, Tacori, Pandora, Stephanie Kantis, Love This Life Jewelry

Elle

Pushing:
• Rose gold and alligator strap watch; diamond and white gold watch (“About Time: A dozen of the best new ways not to be late”)
• Oversize gemstone ear cuff; glass bead bib necklaces (“Center of Attention: Spring’s maximal, pile-it-on mood calls for…exuberant embellishment”)
Advertisers:
Cartier, TAG Heuer, David Yurman, Rolex, Harry ­Winston, Casato, Tacori, Atelier Swarovski by Maison ­Martin Margiela, Frey Wille, Alexis Bittar Fine

Harper’s Bazaar

Pushing:
• Acrylic iridescent beaded bracelet; polished gold and diamond watch (“The Shining: With these lustrous metallics, all eyes will be on you”)
• Screw-shape stud earrings; chunky chain link ring (“Game On: Athletic style takes a high-fashion turn”)
Advertisers:
Patek Philippe, Bulgari, JB Star, Cartier, CIRCA, Ippolita, Links of London, Tacori, 88 Rue du Rhone, Le Vian, Satya Jewelry, Alor, Effy, Stephanie Kantis, Alexis Bittar

Marie Claire

Pushing:
• Gunmetal-tone brass and teal green crystal cocktail ring; cabochon-cut emerald bangle (“Green Scene: Paint the town in envy-inducing clothes and ­glamorous extras”)
• Yellow gold and diamond eagle ring; silver ­concho-motif necklace with turquoise accent (“Go West: Even cowgirls get the blues—this season with a new frontier flavor”)
Advertisers:
David Yurman, Bulgari