The most eye-catching jewellery from Fashion Week that are breaking stride this season.
This season, Paris, the last stop on the fashion calendar, was humming as fashion insiders went from show to showroom, enjoying an extended Parisian summer. The city acts as a platform for businesses to meet with worldwide buyers and journalists to present their newest collection of bijoux in the world of jewellery. The cliché goes that jewellery is fashion’s pièce de résistance, the crowning gem that takes any ensemble to unmatched heights of style.
Amidst the revival of beads, to the striking asymmetric allure of solo earrings, and the integration of nature’s creatures, this season leaves behind a trail of inspiration and innovation, reshaping the very definition of style and elegance. While thinking about summer jewellery might feel impossibly far off, it’ll be time to slip on statement rings and ribbon chokers before you know it, which is why we’ve rounded up the top jewellery trends for spring and summer, fresh off Fashion Month’s most exciting runways.
Picture this: the runway, a stage for dramatically adorned wrists that transcends the ordinary. At Rabanne and Schiaparelli, models graced the runway in ensembles inspired by shining armour, elevated by thick gauntlet-style wrist cuffs. It’s not just jewellery; it’s a bold statement, a fusion of fashion and armour that adds an extra layer of theatricality to the runway.
Isn’t it fascinating when a trend undergoes a stylish metamorphosis? That’s precisely what the runways have predicted for pearl jewellery this year. While the fall season showcased the elegance of multi-strand necklaces and delicate earrings, Spring/Summer 2024 is all about embracing boldness. Witness the runway spectacle at Kimhekim and Sixdo, where larger-than-life pearls took centre stage in statement necklaces. Over at Versace, the game-changing moment came with dramatic jacket pearl earrings, a departure from the delicate studs that graced previous seasons.
The stacked bangle trend has long been a style sensation, but Spring/Summer ’24 is ushering in a bold reinterpretation. Designers such as Carolina Herrera, Loewe, and Balmain are steering away from the slender stacks of previous seasons. Instead, they’re embracing more opulent and architectural silhouettes, transforming wrist adornments into a statement of grandeur and artistic flair.
In fashion, where short chains and chokers often steal the spotlight, visionaries like Ralph Lauren and Louis Vuitton ventured into the opposite spectrum, presenting a striking contrast with long, layered necklaces adorned with beads and bedazzled elements. It’s a departure from the expected, an exploration of lengths and embellishments that redefine the narrative of neckwear.
Fendi, Schiaparelli, and Valentino all embraced the ongoing trend of mismatched earrings from the fall season, offering a delightful opportunity for those with a collection of stunning single earrings waiting for their perfect match.
Chokers continue to reign supreme, as evidenced by the necklaces adorning models in the Spring/Summer ’24 runway shows of fashion powerhouses like Vivienne Westwood, Valentino, and Christian Dior. This season’s take on the trend is a captivating blend of metals and textures, showcasing a diverse range of styles that oscillate between the spiky and the streamlined. It’s not just a necklace; it’s a fashion statement that persists with timeless allure, proving that the choker trend is here to stay and evolve in exciting new ways.