Fashion Trend Report 2 of 10: Mismatched Earrings



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. Mismatched earrings are the second trend to consider stocking; here are 10 new pairs to coordinate with the season’s most important styles.

Mismatched earrings. It was the European shows where this trend had the most momentum. Simone Rocha’s quasi-matronly frocks used over-the-top crystal numbers for drama, while Topshop Unique’s completely disparate varieties—hoops and dangly drops—spoke to the brand’s British cool-girl vibe. Even the Italians and the French agreed through the collections of Salvatore Ferragamo and Christian Dior, both of which loaded up their models’ ears with geometric pairs in varying lengths.

Editor’s note: Booth numbers are given below for any firm exhibiting during Las Vegas jewelry week.

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Symbol studs in sterling silver, $150; Pyrrha

JCK Las Vegas DC1009 and DC416

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Lava Droplette studs in 14k gold, $215; Misa Jewelry

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XO earrings in 14k gold with 0.09 ct. t.w. diamonds, $470; KC Designs

JCK LUXURY P-40

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Moon and Star set in 14k gold with 0.16 ct. t.w. diamonds, $650; Meira T Designs

JCK LUXURY 1306

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Studs in 18k gold with approximately 0.15 ct. t.w. fancy-shape diamonds, $825 apiece or $1,625 a pair; Goldhenn

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One-of-a-kind earrings in 18k gold and oxidized silver with 21.5 cts. t.w. mirror-cut aquamarine and 0.159 ct. t.w. diamonds, $3,795; Elizabeth Garvin Fine Jewelry

JCK Las Vegas DC107

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Cabaret earrings in 18k gold with 35.6 cts. t.w. blue topaz, amethyst, prasiolite, and champagne quartz and 0.42 ct. t.w. diamonds, $4,430; Bellarri

JCK LUXURY 927

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Earrings in 22k and 18k gold with 3.56 cts. t.w. full-cut, natural-color, and rose-cut diamonds, $4,750; Annie Fensterstock

Couture 1103

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Tori ear cuff in 18k blackened gold with 0.51 ct. t.w. diamonds, $4,950; Melissa Kaye

Couture DA09

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Elongated Crawler and stud in 14k gold with 0.83 ct. t.w. baguette-cut diamonds, 0.2 ct. t.w. briolette-cut diamonds, and chain, $9,750; Stacy Nolan

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