Your fashion look won’t be complete if not to add one or two jewelry items, which totally correspond the latest trends. Designer jewelry, which appeared on the runway during spring-summer 2016 fashion shows is an amazing journey into the past, generously seasoned with the hottest trends. All these bracelets, necklaces, rings and earrings can easily transform your outfit, emphasizing your personality.
Here are 15 main fashion trends in designer jewelry that we have seen in the collections of spring-summer 2016.
Art deco jewelry
The main characteristics of the Art Deco style are bright colors contrasting with each other, simple geometric shapes which are typical for pendants, necklaces and earrings. This jewelry is perfect for summer, it can complement beach looks or retro style cocktail dresses. So, if you don’t like heavy accessories and intricate designs, choose Art deco styles jewelry that can look bold, but unpretentious.
Victorian style jewelry
Victorian style is incredibly popular in fashion pret-a-porter clothing and accessories as well. Most of all, of course, Victorian style manifested itself in earrings and necklaces, which have the most authentic form, recreating the ornaments worn by the noble ladies in the nineteenth century. You can wear these pieces with the same style dresses and blouses, but even better is to make them self-sufficient, wearing in combination with simple elegant minimalist clothing items.
Accessories with fine elements
Scandinavian design lovers should assess this trend, which is unabashedly opposed to the bright boldness of art Deco and the intricate design of the Victorian style. Don’t underestimate the power of simplicity, in which lies the elegance inherent in thin lines. Metal jewelry of simple design, without gemstones and other decorative elements are suitable to any outfit.
Yellow metal jewelry items
This season, jewelry designers from leading fashion houses gladly exploit the theme of primitivism, of the vintage and antiquity, using yellow metal to create bracelets, necklaces and earrings. Jewelry from brass, bronze and other materials are perfectly combined with leather and woven items, and also look great as a single basis for accessories.
Ethnic jewelry designs
Once the summer comes, the place of jewelry with colored crystals and semi-precious stones is being replaced with another kind of accessories – ethnic style, a variety of which allows designers not to let it go from one year to another. This season we see ornaments with plastic imitation of bones and teeth, multi-row necklace with colored beads and other elements, as well as fringe and tassels.
Bold geometric shapes
Bracelets traditionally accept clear geometric shapes with sharp corners and motifs of deconstruction. On the runway such jewelry pieces were presented in a set of other soft designs that balance geometric boldness and “unload” it a little.
Flat shaped jewelry accessories
Flat discs in the ears, in necklaces and bangles, imitation of watches on bracelets, drawing from the antique style, popular necklace-chokers and other monolithic metallic accessories – all these features were among the basic trends in designer jewelry of spring-summer 2016. One of the biggest advantages of this style it is a fashion self-sufficiency, because they don’t need any precious stones of crystals to look stylish and eye-catching.
Chain jewelry designs
The chain became one of the most used forms to create accessories this season. Decoration in the form of larger and smaller chains, metal, textile, plastic, could be seen as on the chest, on the neck and wrist of many models on the runway. The advantage of chains is that simplicity and plainness allows them to remain in their familiar form, changing only the size and the material.
Floral jewelry designs
Flowers are always incredibly popular for spring and summer, and they bloom not only on dresses and skirts in the form of prints, embroideries and appliqués. Many brands used floral design jewelry in their 2016 collections.
Feather and leaf jewelry designs
It seems that the size in this case doesn’t matter, because the initial design erases the massiveness of the decorations. It’s all about the earrings and necklace in the shape of feathers and leaves, that share the similar oblong design.
Fancy jewelry items
For girls with a sense of humor summer is a favored season for wearing original, fun and frivolous jewelry that takes unimaginable forms. The list of possible structures makes no sense, and you can choose what you like from your favorite topics – birds, food, everyday stuff and so on.
Cylinder shaped jewelry accessories
The oblong shape of the jewelry items makes them more elegant, even when it comes to large monolithic metal elements that, at first glance, may look light and dynamic. However, it is easy to note how flexible are these cylindrical and oblong accessories, which filled the spring-summer collections.
Fringe jewelry designs
Tassels and fringe give any thing playfulness and mobility, besides, the fringe has become one of the hits in the decoration of clothing and handbags for spring-summer 2016.
Cross shaped jewelry pieces
Religious topic didn’t stay aside and also stated among other trends in modern jewelry. Saint Laurent fashion show revealed a dark Gothic chic with cross pendants and earrings, other brands decorated their crosses with gemstones and crystals, making them charms for bracelets and giving them shape of earrings and pendants.
Weave and lace jewelry designs
Lace pattern makes any accessory airy, almost weightless, weaving, on the contrary gives jewelry a note of primitive chic, which has also some charm. These two techniques have in common the intertwined elements that were often seen in the designer jewelry, released for spring-summer 2016.