Know the styles and necklines of clothes in the season ahead to offer the right jewelry in store
Key fall ready-to-wear clothing shows in four cities—New York, London, Milan, and Paris—took place Feb. 2–March 9, resulting in a fresh crop of clothing trends that will affect the jewelry we wear. Jewelers need to note these trends (see the entire report here) in order to stock cases with the right pieces to complement the necklines and silhouettes of the season ahead. Long drop earrings are the 10th trend to consider stocking. Here are five new pairs to coordinate with the season’s most important styles.
Long drop earrings. The long clothing silhouettes from BCBG Max Azria and Zac Posen are a perfect backdrop against which long earrings can pop. Models at Rebecca Taylor and Rodarte embraced the lean look with their own linear and playful pairs, while jewelers can easily go long this fall with options already in cases. This style is a no-brainer for you, jeweler.
Mini Logo Threaders in silver with black and white rhodium, $155; Julie Lamb
Storm Surge earrings in 18K gold and oxidized sterling silver with labradorite and 0.132 ct. t.w. champagne-color brilliant-cut diamonds, $2,980; Elizabeth Garvin Fine Jewelry
Drop earrings set in sterling silver and 14k yellow gold with 16.34 cts. t.w. champagne-color diamonds, $12,355; Loren Jewels
Obsession earrings in 18k rose gold with 13.72 cts. t.w. imperial topaz, 5.61 cts. t.w. Paraiba tourmaline slices, 1.42 cts. t.w. colorless diamonds, and 0.98 ct. t.w. Paraiba tourmalines, $30,950; Graziela Gems
Radia earrings in 18k white gold with 17.52 cts. t.w. pear-shape emeralds, 1.84 cts. t.w. diamonds, 0.81 ct. t.w. pear-shape diamonds, and 0.61 ct. t.w. marquise-cut diamonds, $150,000; Real Gems
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