Jewelry trends for 2018

The end of year is approaching, this is great time to see what jewelry trends 2018 is bringing.

 

Earrings

 

Oversized earrings

After the reign of the ear cuffs, 2018 will be remembered by long earrings that elegantly settle past the shoulders. Oversized hoops are also seen on Fashion Weeks as an announcement of new things to come. Doubled-up, stretched or redesigned, they renew the irresistible classic.

 

Jewelry Trends 2018 - Oversized earrings

Marc Jacobs, Saint Laurent, Topshop Unique

 

 

Jewelry Trends - Oversized hoops

Diane Von Furstenberg, Cushine et Ochs, Fenty x Puma

 

Mix’n’matching

 

Following the 2018 trend, earrings have found a new hidden harmony. If last year’s forms were similar, it’s all about an entirely different passion in the approaching year. Mix & Match is more imaginative than ever this season, with a blend of materials and different designs.

 

Jewelry Trends - Mix’n’matching

Marni, Oscar de la Renta and Roberto Cavalli

 

Ready for Disco earrings

 

From Chanel, to Dries Van Noten, Yves Saint Laurent, Stella McCartney, and Off-White, a wave of white crystals took over the runway to light up the shows. New trends, reminiscent of the 70’s celebrate large shining earrings.  Chandelier earrings illuminated the white crystal king size rings for a Studio 54 vibe. Put them on and go to the dance floor.

Jewelry Trends - Ready for Disco earrings

Isabel Marant, Saint Laurent and Stella McCartney

 

Ear cuffs

 

Going from a surprising object to the new jewelry classic in just a few seasons, ear cuffs are still no less inventive. For 2018 have parties in mind with a heavy flow of crystals to brighten the night.

Jewelry Trends - Ear cuffs

Dries Van Noten, Oscar de la Renta et Saint Laurent

 

Necklaces

 

Mystical symbols

 

Amazing pyramid and a stream of Illuminati references, new trends show an intriguing mystery. From the fascinating talismans at Dior to the mystical pearls at Alberta Ferretti and cosmic symbols at Chanel, the jewelry will be full of mystery and secrets.

 

Jewelry Trends - Mystical symbols

Dior, Alberta Ferretti, Chanel

 

Animal forms

 

On the one side we have harmless butterflies at Bottega Veneta on the other, wild animals at Chloe and tropical beasts at Marc Jacobs– all celebrating the diversity of the animal kingdom.

Jewelry Trends - Animal forms

Bottega Veneta, Chloé and Marc Jacobs

 

Shoulder long necklaces

 

Between strange and wonderful breastplates, irresistible UFOs and edgy wearable sculptures, next season’s necklaces are getting even bigger to entertain a look with maximum strength.

Jewelry Trends - Shoulder long necklaces

Christian Dior, Marchea, Emporio Armani

 

 Magnificent monograms

 

With BB initials at Balenciaga and GG at Gucci, sparkling acronyms at Dior and golden monograms at Céline, the jewelry was labelled in its own way.

 

Jewelry Trends - Magnificent monograms

Céline, Balenciaga, Dior, Gucci

 

Different

 

Punk’s not dead

 

With nails, studs, piercings and barbed wire, the powerfully built look led by the Punk spirit this style started its advance on the runways before it takes to the streets.

 

Jewelry Trends - Punk’s not dead

Gucci, Balmain, Philipp Plein

 

Plastic chic

 

Drops of water, crystal pendants, carved details, glass that has been blown and sculpted into a necklace – this season’s new trend use transparency to make perfect light energy with shapes of this crystalline jewelry.

 

Jewelry Trends - Plastic chic

Balenciaga, Hermès and Chanel

 

Modified Baroque

 

Neo-Victorian style is seen in baroque pearls, abundant necklaces and ornate earrings. This line of Baroque jewelry adapts perfectly with today’s modern trends.

 

Jewelry Trends - Modified Baroque

Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga and Dolce & Gabbana

 

 

Chic Materials

 

Natural pearls

 

Pearly beads were spotted at Simone Rocha, Sonia Rykiel, Céline, Valentino and Alexander McQueen. Pearls are leaving behind their classic image and reborn in their large versions integrating perfectly in chic jewelry.

 

Jewelry Trends - Natural pearls

Sonia Rykiel, Céline, Simone Rocha

 

Gold, of course

 

Golden keys are seen as a new trend; as earrings, a scarf bracelet and irresistible pendants.

 

Chic Materials - Gold

Marc Jacobs, Balenciaga, Maison Margiela

 

Innovations

 

Every year brings on endless peculiarities; 2018 is no exception. With Chloé’s technical innovation with rings resembling a bag chain, Tory Burch is using the famous fidget spinner as a pendant on her string. Alessandro Michele is making history this season with a UFO-style bling necklace which cradles the chin and jaw area.

Innovations

Tory Burch, Chloé, Gucci

 

Hand bracelets

 

A new sight at the most important Fashion Weeks came with neo bracelets that elongate their lines to connect with piles of rings or merely to reflect the femininity of a woman’s hand.

 

Jewelry Trends - Hand bracelets

Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Lanvin, Chanel

 

At the end we can sum up new trends in two words: eye-catching and outstanding. We hope that you found something to your taste, we certainly did. Stay with us in the future to see, what new and unique designs Gemme Couture prepared for 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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