The Gem Color of Spring is…. Yellow, mimosa yellow to be exact. Spring time is just around the corner and the sharp lines and dark colors of winter are taking a back seat to soft, flowing silhouettes and bright colors. Take a cue from the change of tone in fashion and lighten up your jewelry gem color scheme as well.
Think of warm tones like yellows and oranges. Anything that will add a vibrant burst of color to your ensemble. If you are not a fan of the warmer colors that are going to be hot this Spring, you can still inject some color into your wardrobe with what industry insiders like to call hot-colors-that-feel-cool. Hues like Caribbean Blue and Aqua Sky work well with softer color schemes. Think of an exotic vacation as your inspiration for choosing your jewelry color scheme this Spring. Picture the crystal-clear blue waters of the ocean and the dusty-orange sunset.
A New Style for Spring is…..
A bohemian, worldly look. The bohemian look exudes effortless style with a nod to all things natural. Jean shorts, oversized tunics and long maxi dresses present the perfect canvas for adding bold jewelry. Look for rich colors like chocolates, greens and burnt oranges. Accessorize your attire with layered bangles, jade jewelry and anything that incorporates wood into the design. “Boho chic” is a relaxed approach to fashion but the earthy look certainly doesn’t sacrifice style.
Don’t Forget About Romance…..
An elegant, romantic look will always be in fashion; especially during the spring. A lot of designers flaunted soft, floral blouses and dresses on their runways in homage to the season. A lot of jewelry designs this year are inspired by a romantic look as well. The lines are softer and are designed to accentuate a woman’s feminine physique.
Every woman has that little girl inside of her that loves to play dress up. Good news…costume jewelry and statement pieces are back in fashion. Everyone was raving about some of this year’s jewelry designs at the Oscar’s on the red carpet. Designers have already come out with affordable versions of coveted jewels. Don’t be afraid to buy jewelry that features large embellishments and glistening crystals. Semi-precious are replacing precious stones and are liberally displayed throughout the latest designs. Designers are making sure that beautiful jewelry is available to fashion mavens no matter how much they can spend. Wearing opulent jewelry has never been so in vogue.
From the Runway to Real Life: Spring Accessories
Each season fashionistas, celebrities and the social elite flock to New York, Miami, Paris and Milan for fashion week to take catch a glimpse at the latest trends. Everyone wants to know who and what the iconic fashion mavens are wearing. The images are soon uploaded to the internet, splashed across fashion magazines and become the...
How to wear pearls?
The ability to choose and wear pearl jewelry has always been an indicator of an ideal female taste. Pearls, like the sea where they are born, are often illogical, ambitious and out of the blue. But if it is used right it can return youth, give skin a healthy appearance and gloss. And, of course it’s a sign of elegance.
Spring Jewelry Trends 2010
At no time are the elements of nature more expressive in their powers than during the change of seasons. The once bare branches of winter are now blooming with flowers and signify the onset of spring. This season many designers are focusing on organic themes that are set amongst ethereal backdrops. Spring runway shows gave fashion...
The Woman Behind The Design: ELLE Jewelry’s Claire Vessot
You may or may not have heard of Claire Vessot, but you have probably admired some of her award-winning work. Claire is one of the most sought after Canadian jewelry designers and the artist behind ELLE jewelry. Her ELLE designs have been described as sophisticated, contemporary, cutting-edge and timeless. The sleek jewelry can be seen...
The Allure of Cubic Zirconia Engagement Rings
Every woman has dreamed of that special day when her knight in shining armor professes his love for her while presenting her with a gorgeous diamond ring. In today’s world, that shining diamond ring is just a fantasy for many young couples. Many have been hit by our struggling economy and luxury items, like diamonds, are too expensive...