Trend: Boldly Elegant Surreal Jewelry to Brighten Fall
With our earlier coverage of the Baroque trend sweeping through the Fall 2012 shows comes surreal jewelry taking the spotlight with statement making pieces this season
That’s right, after seasons of sleek minimal baubles comes a chance to easily incorporate heady, baroque inspired gems into your accessory repertoire while hitting trend notes in a more subtle fashion.
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Maybe designers took a cue from The Met’s retrospective of designers Miuccia Prada and Elsa Schiaperelli which pointed to their similar juxtaposition of surreal touches with even the most modest of looks. From Lanvin to Delfina Delettrez, some of the most lust-worthy jewels evoke an homage to the celebrated designers irreverent, yet beautifully rendered conversation starters.
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Consider Delettrez’s Baroque inspired mirror collection with its romantic and ultra-femme curved frame as the perfect fire-starter when paired with even the most basic of looks. They’ll work as a small bit of ornamentation, chalk full of quirky luxury while boasting instant heirloom appeal. Trust us, pieces this unique are destined to bring new meaning to the idea of the wear-forever jewel.
Take Lanvin’s hand brooch, with this piece, you’ll be able to add instant glamour to any outfit season in, season out.
Just be sure to look for pieces that deliver an intelligent realization in classic hues with references and details that evoke the ornate beauty often associated with surrealism and the Baroque era.
Starting at just $3, some fun, curated finds online now:Published on September 04, 2012
Naveed Hussain, stylist and fashion editor, has a BA in art history and extensive knowledge in the history of fashion and social media outreach. Naveed also covers fashion, music and art and was assistant to the owner & editor at VagabondNyc, where he also contributed to FocusOnStyle. Naveed has unlimited access to current and future fashion news & trends. He has worked as a buyer and has styled for The Dallas Morning News, The Chicago Tribune, and The New York Times.