Straight off the New York runways, this trend is sure to become a huge seller (knock on wood). This earthy material is raw, yet polished, and each cut is different from the last. We’re loving what designers are doing with it as well, from illusion wood panel prints at Rodarte to Vena Cava’s geometric wood/resin jewelry. This natural beauty certainly gets better with age.
Breaking Trend F/W 2011-12: Knock on Wood
Nicole Philip-Kronenberg, Fashion Editor, Accessories Magazine
As the fashion editor of Accessories Magazine, Nicole Philip-Kronenberg is constantly surrounded by fashion and accessories. Whether she is styling them into the latest photo shoot, scouring the market for new accessories to feature, or writing about them on the website-she always has her accessories radar on. She loves discovering new talent in emerging accessories designers, unveiling underground trends, and exploring future trends. In addition to her role as a fashion editor for the magazine, she also specializes in trend forecasting and is the fashion director for Accessories Magazine’s trend forecasting service Accessories Directions. In her spare time she enjoys photography, jewelry design, and going on adventures with her husband.