Charm Bracelets, Traditional Style

This season, tinkling charm bracelets are again delighting eyes and ears.

Actress Katie Holmes appears in the August 2012 issue of Elle wearing a gold and diamond bracelet with a starburst charm from H.Stern and a pair of yellow gold bracelets with charms from Diane von Furstenberg by H.Stern. She wears a dress from her line Holmes & Yang and her own ring.

Singer Carrie Underwood wears a pair of charm bracelets on one wrist in this photo from the June 2012 issue of Glamour. The top bracelet is from Deanna Littell’s Charm School; the bottom bracelet is from Dolce & Gabbana. Her dress is by Rochas.

The July 2012 issue of InStyle suggests a turquoise and brass charm bracelet from Kelly Wearstler as an accent to a look for a vacation in the country. The silvertone watch with grosgrain and leather strap is from Pedre Watch Co.

“An aqua charm adds interest to a chunky, gold-plated chain bracelet” from Privileged Jewelry in the July 2012 issue of O, the Oprah Magazine. Also pictured are faux pearl and jade-colored stone drop earrings from Luxemi; metal-studded bracelets from R.J. Graziano; a rhinestone and melamine ring from Seven; brass drop earrings with rough-cut stones and flower and vine details from Shop Design Spark; tonal pointed drop earrings from Mixit; tassel shoulder duster earrings from Spring Street, and a magnifying glass pendant necklace from Biko.

In the July 2012 issue of Ladies’ Home Journal, a charm bracelet from Juicy Couture along with a necklace from Pono by Joan Goodman and earrings from Julie Collection add pizzazz to a sundress from Plenty by Tracy Reese. The sunglasses are from Foster Grant and the wedges from Coye Nokes.

Filmmaker Gia Coppola sings the praises of what she describes as the “cartoonish but simple” chunky heart-shape charm bracelet and necklace from Fallon for Wren in the June 2012 issue of Lucky. Her dress is by Wren. On the same page, Lucky features enormous collars from Louis Vuitton, which can be worn with any collarless top or dress. “Just think of them as fabric necklaces,” suggests Lucky.