Tis the season for bling, and who doesn’t love a little bling? OK there may be a few Scrooges out there that don’t embrace the bling but for the rest of us accessorizing for the holidays is a no brainer. And what could better for an inspirational resource then the streets of Paris? Truly, you can’t help but be inspired by such eye catching creativity.
For years statement necklaces were huge—pun intended, it was then followed by a seventies/eighties trend with lots of layered delicate gold necklaces. From name necklaces, to pendants to over-sized initials. We were all having a Carrie Bradshaw moment. Now the pendulum is swinging back to larger pieces that make more of statement, though not quite in the territory of Cleopatra gear, the trend towards less demure jewelry is heating up.
Gold was front and center for a long time now, but silver is starting to make inroads, and we saw this on both sexes and it was seen quite a bit expressed as over-sized link chain necklaces. Following along with this trend is the statement earrings or what some are calling door knocker earrings. These are big, long earrings that can be worn in pairs or mismatched or as a single piece. The gold foil effect is also trending, and it could be seen in apparel, in makeup, bags and footwear.
Truly, you can’t help but be inspired by such eye catching creativity
Caroline Daur sported multiple trends in her look from the a gold chain necklace to a gold foil paper bag clutch. This style of handbag is also having a moment. A bag sans hardware, straps or any obvious closures which looks like a rolled up paper bag was quite popular, from metallic gold to statement colors, the best dressed fashionistas stepped out with one of these popped under their arms.
a nice way to change it up if you are experiencing style fatigue on the much sought after beaded bag
Metallics were also reflected in actual metal like elements as well. And I saw a lot of chain metal like bags, in both silver and gold like effects which are a nice twist on the beaded bag which has been quite popular for a number of seasons and a nice way to change it up if you are experiencing style fatigue on the much sought after beaded bag. I would love to add one of these to my wardrobe. Wouldn’t you?
I hope this inspired you to get your bling on!
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