JEWELS FROM THE RUNWAY: Oscar de la Renta, Alice & Olivia and Badgley Mischka FW18 Ready-to-Wear Collections

OSCAR DE LA RENTA: Inspired by a visit to the Cloisters, Elizabethan textiles, tapestries and ornamentation, design duo Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia infused floral and celestial motifs into crystal earrings, brooches and necklaces. Oscar de la Renta FW18 RTWOscar de la Renta FW18 RTWOscar de la Renta FW18 RTWOscar de la Renta FW18 RTWOscar de la Renta FW18 RTWOscar de la Renta FW18 RTWOscar de la Renta FW18 RTWOscar de la Renta FW18 RTWOscar de la Renta FW18 RTWALICE & OLIVIA: What can we say? Rebellious glamour meets Victoriana opulence with a side of rock ‘n’ roll. We just need that tiara in our life.Alice & Olivia FW18 RTWAlice & Olivia FW18 RTWAlice & Olivia FW18 RTWAlice & Olivia FW18 RTWAlice & Olivia FW18 RTWBADGLEY MISCHKA: Known for their rich jewel tones and high glamour, the design duo brought on a dose of heavily beaded embellished looks with jaw dropping statement earrings covered in feathers, floral appliques and crystals.   Our favorite? The jewel- encrusted neckline with pearl drop detail.Badgley Mischka FW18 RTW Badgley Mischka FW18 RTW Badgley Mischka FW18 RTW Badgley Mischka FW18 RTW Badgley Mischka FW18 RTW Badgley Mischka FW18 RTWBadgley Mischka FW18 RTW Badgley Mischka FW18 RTW Badgley Mischka FW18 RTWSource: Getty Images/Vogue.com/NowFashion

JEWELS FROM THE RUNWAY: Anna Sui, Libertine and Naeem Khan FW18 Ready-to-Wear Collections

LIBERTINE: Designer Johnson Hartig is a magical magpie at heart. We were floored with the stacks of necklaces that featured vibrant beaded skulls, Chinese snuff bottles and fruit. Wide chokers of iridescent crystals adorned the models’ necks. The inspiration for the collection -the 1930s, Art Deco, China and opium dens to name a few. Standout piece? The embroidered watch covered jacket decorated with eye buttons. Libertine RTW FW18Libertine RTW FW18Libertine RTW FW18Libertine RTW FW18Libertine RTW FW18Libertine RTW FW18Libertine RTW FW18Libertine RTW FW18ANNA SUI: ‘Beloved’ was the title of the designer’s FW18 show -a reflection about the fashion world Anna dreamed about before coming to New York City. Referencing the ’60s, American fashion designer Norman Norell and illustrator Anne Marie Burden, Anna Sui showcased a delightful collection of bead and chain tassel earrings, statement brooches and colorful necklaces all created in collaboration with jewelry powerhouse Erickson Beamon.Anna Sui RTW FW18Anna Sui RTW FW18 Anna Sui RTW FW18Anna Sui RTW FW18 Anna Sui RTW FW18 Anna Sui RTW FW18NAEEM KHAN: Enlisting his wife Ranjana Khan for the jewelry, the designer exhibited a wonderful mix of Peruvian textiles, prints and patterns and mixed them with Spanish and Indian embroideries and Japanese kimono silhouettes.  Hoop earrings embellished with beads, sequins and silk flowers dominated the runway.Naeem Khan FW18 RTWNaeem Khan FW18 RTWNaeem Khan FW18 RTWNaeem Khan FW18 RTW

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JEWELS FROM THE RUWAY: Prabal Gurung and Brandon Maxwell FW18 Ready-to-Wear Collections

PRABAL GURUNG: The New York designer continues to push the envelope when it comes to pearls.  As creative director of Japanese brand Tasaki, Prabal Gurung showcased a bevy of innovative, forward-looking statement making  ear cuffs down the runway. These definitely aren’t your grandma’s pearls. Prabal Gurung FW18Prabal Gurung FW18Prabal Gurung FW18Prabal Gurung FW18Prabal Gurung FW18BRANDON MAXWELL:  The pineapple motif reigned supreme at the FW18 Ready-to-Wear collection of Brandon Maxwell. A possible ode to his mom? According to Vogue.com, growing up, Brandon Maxwell’s mother had pineapples on her personal stationery. Either way, we can’t help but fall in love with them!Brandon Maxwell FW 2018Brandon Maxwell FW 2018 Brandon Maxwell FW 2018 Brandon Maxwell FW 2018 Brandon Maxwell FW 2018 Brandon Maxwell FW 2018 Brandon Maxwell FW 2018 Brandon Maxwell FW 2018 Brandon Maxwell FW 2018Brandon Maxwell FW 2018 Brandon Maxwell FW 2018

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JEWELS FROM THE RUNWAY: Jean Paul Gaulthier SS18 Couture

Paying homage to Pierre Cardin, Jean Paul Gaultier took us back to the prismatic Sixties and added a dash of tribal warrior chic to his SS18 couture collection. Models wore oversized acrylic sequined earrings , bold gold bracelet stacks, modernistic bib necklaces and pyschedelic monochromatic  jewels.Jean Paul Gaultier SS18 Couture Jean Paul Gaultier SS18 CoutureJean Paul Gaultier SS18 CoutureJean Paul Gaultier SS18 Couture Jean Paul Gaultier SS18 CoutureJean Paul Gaultier SS18 Couture Jean Paul Gaultier SS18 Couture Jean Paul Gaultier SS18 CoutureJean Paul Gaultier SS18 Couture Jean Paul Gaultier SS18 Couture Jean Paul Gaultier SS18 CoutureJean Paul Gaultier SS18 Couture Jean Paul Gaultier SS18 CoutureJean Paul Gaultier SS18 Couture Jean Paul Gaultier SS18 Couture

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JEWELS FROM THE RUNWAY: Guo Pei and Valentino SS18 Couture Collections

GUO PEI: A creative genius and famous for Rihanna’s yellow cape at the Met Gala, the designer created an extravagant golden floral fantasy garden. Her vision for the collection stemmed from the theme that roots are the source of life and vitality. Earrings that represented different growing stages of life, a closed bud to a blossoming peony were enveloped in beads. Rings, composed of clusters of baubles, formed budding blooms on the models’ fingers and shoes looked like roots sprouting in the ground.Guo Pei SS18 Couture Guo Pei SS18 Couture Guo Pei SS18 Couture Guo Pei SS18 Couture Guo Pei SS18 Couture Guo Pei SS18 Couture Guo Pei SS18 Couture Guo Pei SS18 Couture Guo Pei SS18 Couture Guo Pei SS18 CoutureGuo Pei SS18 CoutureVALENTINO: Designer Pierpaolo Piccioli had a whimsical take on Valentino’s couture collection. Sure there was the obligatory floral elements to the jewels but we simply fell in love with the hand and scissor motifs the models wore as earrings. It is important to note that Pierpaolo wanted to pay tribute to the tireless artisans and their workmanship behind the garments. What better tribute than with an image of a hand and a pair of scissors?Valentino SS18 Couture Valentino SS18 Couture Valentino SS18 Couture Valentino SS18 Couture Valentino SS18 Couture

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JEWELS FROM THE RUNWAY: Giorgio Armani Prive SS18 Couture

Inspired by the skies above, Giorgio Armani aptly named his couture collection ‘Clouds’.  The clothes and jewels reflected every shade and color of the sky, from cloudy grey after a storm to soft pink pastels of a setting sun. The jewels consisted of oversized quartz, lapis, geode and gemstone statement necklaces, bold  acrylic ’80s style crystal earrings and iridescent jeweled statement cuffs. In the midst of awards season and with Marion Cotillard, Isabelle Huppert and Diane Kruger sitting front row, we’re sure to see Armani Prive show up on the  red carpet – Oscars anyone?Giorgio Armani Prive CoutureGiorgio Armani Prive Couture Giorgio Armani Prive Couture Giorgio Armani Prive CoutureGiorgio Armani Prive Couture Giorgio Armani Prive Couture Giorgio Armani Prive Couture Giorgio Armani Prive Couture Giorgio Armani Prive Couture Giorgio Armani Prive Couture Giorgio Armani Prive Couture Giorgio Armani Prive Couture Giorgio Armani Prive Couture

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JEWELS FROM THE RUNWAY: Jewelry Details from Chanel SS18 Ready-to-Wear Collection

Water, the clear translucent and healing properties of it, were the main theme to the SS18 RTW Chanel collection. The jewels were composed of rock crystal beads and drops which resembled globules of crystal clear water. Blue rhinestone statement necklaces showcased the color palette of water and acrylic bracelets in soft pastel shades of pink, blue and purple sported the  iconic interlocking double CC logo.  Chanel SS18 RTWChanel SS18 RTWChanel SS18 RTWChanel SS18 RTWChanel SS18 RTWChanel SS18 RTWChanel SS18 RTWChanel SS18 RTWChanel SS18 RTWChanel SS18 RTWChanel SS18 RTWChanel SS18 RTWChanel SS18 RTWChanel SS18 RTWChanel SS18 RTWChanel SS18 RTWChanel SS18 RTWChanel SS18 RTW

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JEWELS FROM THE RUNWAY: Jewelry Details from Manish Arora, Miu Miu and Elie Saab SS18 Ready-to-Wear Collections

MANISH ARORA: The collection was aptly named ‘Ready for Love’. It was an elaborate and decadent collection filled with beautiful embroideries and soft pastels. The jewels had a South Asian feel to them and designer Manish Arora asked close friend, jewelry designer Noor Fares to design hand painted wing earrings  inspired by the textiles and patterns in the collection.manish arora ss18 rtwmanish arora ss18 rtwmanish arora ss18 rtwmanish arora ss18 rtw

manish arora ss18 RTWmanish arora ss18 RTWMIU MIU: showcased amazing twisted metal cuff bracelets and brooches that were accented with vintage style cabochons and rhinestone flowers. The designer also carried the fruit theme, that we’ve spotted from several designers, and added cherries to delicate charm bracelets and necklaces.miu miu ss18 RTWmiu miu ss18 RTWmiu miu ss18 RTWmiu miu ss18 RTWmiu miu ss18 RTWmiu miu ss18 RTWmiu miu ss18 RTWELIE SAAB: The safari and the Amazon were strong themes to SS18 RTW collection from Elie Saab. Metal leaves turned into bracelets and statement rings and gold fringe and colorful enamel arrowheads accented the collars and wrists of the runway models. The accessories reflected the jungle’s colorful untamed nature.Elie Saab SS18 RTWElie Saab SS18 RTWElie Saab SS18 RTWElie Saab SS18 RTWElie Saab SS18 RTWElie Saab SS18 RTW

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JEWELS FROM THE RUNWAY: Jewelry Details from Alexander McQueen, Hermes and Valentino SS18 Ready-to-Wear Collections

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN: There was a Victorian vibe going on with the jewelry at the McQueen show. Models were draped in a multitude of pearl and chain necklaces that featured clusters of pendants. We can’t help but love the stacked ears on the models. The jewelry vibe: the more the merrier and we couldn’t be happier!alexandermcqueenss18alexandermcqueenss18alexandermcqueenss18alexandermcqueenss18alexandermcqueenss18alexandermcqueenss18alexandermcqueenss18HERMES:   Hermes infused  their clear glass jewelry by stacking it on brightly colored leather cord. The iconic fashion and leather house also showcased signature leather bracelets and necklaces embellished with studs.hermesss18rtwhermesss18rtwhermesss18rtwhermesss18rtwhermesss18rtwhermesss18rtwVALENTINO: Inspired by the moon, Valentino designer Pierpaolo Piccioli created pearl drop earrings sprinkled with gemstones and tiny gold pyramid studs. Resembling the shape and surface texture of the moon perhaps? He was also influenced by the Valentino archives of the 80s.valentinoSS18rtwvalentinoSS18rtwvalentinoSS18rtwvalentinoSS18rtwvalentinoSS18rtw

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