Nothing dresses the arms of Tinseltown ladies like oversize, jewel-studded bracelets. Any variety will do—cuffs, bangles, multi-coiled strands—and the wider, the better!
Black onyx and diamond fan bracelet in
platinum; $165,000; Tiffany & Co., New York City; 800-843-3269;
Citrine and diamond necklace in 18k yellow
The goal of the oversize pendant is clear: It wants your attention. And celebrities are heeding its command. In saucer-size discs and tassel-laden masses, large pendants clamor for the spotlight and sometimes nab it, leaving the star to serve as the backdrop.
A ribbon brooch with more than 15 cts. t.w. diamonds in silver and 18k gold; $75,000; Neil Lane, Los Angeles; 310-275-5015; neillanejewelry.com
Jewels are becoming multitaskers. Necklaces double (and triple) as bracelets, and interchangeable earrings can shed a tier in no time. To that end, brooches and strands are aiming higher—for the hair—to perch atop the crowns of famous heads everywhere.
It Had to Be Hue
Colored jewels are lighting up awards shows in a rich range of vibrant tones. Sapphires, citrines, garnets…name a stone, and it’s adorning America’s biggest stars. But diamonds needn’t worry—they have supporting roles as pavé.