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TREND FINDER: SPIRITUAL & RELIGIOUS MOTIFS

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Jewelry designers are updating designs with religious, spiritual and protective symbols on chokers, earrings, rings and pendant style designs. With a variety of cultures, religions and beliefs, statement items are updated with gilded earrings engraved pendants, crosses, as well as other spiritual symbols. Where to Find Spiritual & Religious Motifs …

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Trend Finder: Beads

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Beads have been making the “rounds” again in accessories. Retailers can take their pick from Buddhist-inspired bracelets and necklaces in earthen hues, or more colorful, tropical crafted styles.  In either direction, earrings, bags and bib style necklaces make for a fun look in the summer months. Where to Find Beads …

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Etsy’s Easter Basket of Peeps

In Retail News, Fashion, What's New by Marilise Gavenas

Who doesn’t love the blobby brightness of Peeps? Especially at Easter? That’s why the maker of marshmallow candies launched its own line of Peeps-themed accessories like yellow chick bucket hats and purple bunny shoelace embellishments. And why Etsy.com—where we found the $7.75 charm bracelet from Made4UBySisters2 shown above—is overrun with …

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Item of the Day: K/LLER Necklace

In Item of the Day, What's New by Marilise Gavenas

It’s a bit biker chick and a bit Brooklyn. It’s kinda homemade and kinda haute-boheme. But definitely dangerous looking. And all that makes this “Spiked Curve” choker totally typical of K/LLER Collection, a jewelry line that’s street enough to be carried by BarbedWire.com, trendy enough to sell out at Barneys, …

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Item of the Day: Oeuf

In Item of the Day, What's New by Jeff Prine

It used to be your mom would tell you to eat your spinach. These days she’s likely to tell you to eat your kale, which nutritionists says is one of the all-time healthiest vegetables. (lowers cholesterol, combats cancer, detoxifies, and is full of antioxidants). Lest you forget how important kale …

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Item of the Day: Megan Isaacs

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

Architecture is a vivid inspiration for the Brooklyn-based jewelry designer Megan Isaacs. Her designs approach buildings, monuments and nature at the micro level, creating jewelry that reinterprets a diverse range of geometrical cues. Isaacs honed her skills learning from the iconic jewelry designer and sculptor Robert Lee Morris. The apprenticeship …

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Trend Finder: Floral Jewelry

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Floral jewelry isn’t just for spring anymore! The blossoming motif is seen all over accessories this season as designers bring femininity and nature to their Fall lines. Floral jewelry can be bold or dainty, bright or muted and commonly seen with added dimensional embellishments to make them all the more …

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Item of the Day: Adam

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

Item of the Day: Adam Those longer silhouettes in necklaces are great though sometimes they can weigh (quite literally) on your neck. And in the spring/summer, sometimes fashion heavyweights seem much more suitable when they are light weight. That’s what attracted us to this large hoop necklace made from leather …

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Item of the Day: Verabel + Fox

In Item of the Day, What's New by Jeff Prine

Item of the Day: Verabel + Fox Let’s face it, there are fewer more stunning feathers in this world than those of a peacock. The beautiful (yet noisy) birds have been revered for ages, as symbols of immortality and renewals since peacocks replace their feathers annually. In ancient Egypt, Greece …

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Item of the Day

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

Questions to ask when purchasing a statement necklace for yourself: Do you want the necklace to make the statement, or do you want to be the one making the statement by looking so great wearing it? If you answered the latter, you’re in luck. This bold piece by Zenzii will …