Christophe Lemaire, Balenciaga, Maison Rabih Kayrouz, Celinе, Bottega Veneta (5,6), Chalayan
The main favorite of the collections is certainly metal jewelry. Many designers drew inspiration from clear, geometric shapes and perfectly smooth, mirror surface without unnecessary decoration. Despite the truly impressive sizes, bracelets, pendants and necklaces made of smooth metal look elegant and stylish.
Dolce & Gabbana, Lanvin, Saint Laurent, Balmain, Kenzo, Celinе (6-8)
As part of the «metallic» trend it is also worth noting the impressive chain with large links, chased retro coins and ornaments made of painted metal. In this case all the options are pretty ironic: chains and coins add a note of exaggerated luxury in an image and decoration made of painted metal carry a slightly smoothed but still rebellious post-punk style.
Christopher Kane, Dolce & Gabbana, Giambattista Valli, Sonia Rykiel, Balenciaga, Roberto Cavalli, Valentino (7,8)
Next current trend of collections is «frozen» figures of real and mythical flowers, animals, birds, fish, and symbols of zodiac signs. Basically, all of them are also completely made of metal, however, some designers still make an exception for flowers, decorating them with bright decor of crystals and stones.
Giorgio Armani (1,2), Missoni, Gucci, Chanel (5,6), Hermes, Ralph Lauren
Plastic is still on the positions of the fashion trend. New jewelry made of plastic are not less massive, but somewhat more interesting: the texture of this material allowed designers to realize the most daring ideas. For example, bracelets with translucent monochrome or color print look very interesting.
Chanel (1,2), Christian Dior (3,4), Giorgio Armani, Marni, Nina Ricci (7,8)
Pearls and minerals are also in fashion. In the collections of jewelry summer 2014 you can find a variety of solutions with the use of pearls and minerals, both traditional and unusual ones, for example, asymmetrical necklaces and bracelets made of bunches of «poisonous» pearls.
Fendi (1,2), Prada, Donna Karan, Marni, Lanvin, Proenza Schouler, Valentino
Classic elements of ethnic style in the new season are often complemented by modern, manufacturable materials and design that looks very unusual and fresh. Earrings made of metal and colored fur, bracelets with feathers, necklaces with tassels and glittering stars – the jewelry in the style of New ethnics are able to make a fashionable summer wardrobe more interesting.