Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Jeweled Necklaces

Share this history on :

Jeweled Necklaces
Whether you spend a little or a lot, check out fall's key accessory that is as fabulous as it is fake.

Philip Crangi for Vera Wang
Jewelry designer Philip Crangi wired and then wove rhinestones into this big and bold braid for the Vera Wang line. Our tip: Wear hair in a loose updo to avoid any snags!
Crystals, Philip Crangi for Vera Wang, $1,486; at Bergdorf Goodman, call 800-558-1855.

At 45 inches, it’s truly long on luxury.
Synthetic pearls, crystals with velvet ribbon, and gold-plated chain, Mawi, $716; at Dernier Cri, call 212-242-6061.

Thea Grant
A thick chain makes the mix day-friendly.
Plated steel, metal, vintage crystals and glass, Thea Grant, $395; buy online now at barneys.com.

Banana Republic
Beads stitched onto fabric make it edgy, and you can tie to your perfect length.
Mother-of-pearl and fabric, Banana Republic, $150; available in November at bananarepublic.com.

Helene Zubeldia
Oversize rhinestones add extra impact to this evening sparkler.
Metal and crystals, Helene Zubeldia, $670; at Curve L.A., call 310-360-8008.

R.J. Graziano
Calling all rocker chicks with day jobs.
Steel and crystals, R.J. Graziano, $275; call 212-685-1248.

Elie Tahari
Pair this with an LBD or a silky top and jeans.
Crystals and satin, Elie Tahari, $398; call 212-334-4441.

Nina Ricci
This baroque beauty sits at the breastbone, a shorter length for fall’s powerhouse pieces.
Semiprecious stones and galvanized metal, Nina Ricci, $1,835; at A’Maree’s, call 949-642-4423.

Alexander McQueen
Inspired by Indian palace jewels, this showstopper’s tiny crystals make it wearable for smaller frames.
Swarovski crystals with freshwater pearls, Alexander McQueen, $4,475; call 212-645-1797.

At its fashion show, Balenciaga paired ornate collars like this one with two matching cuffs.
Swarovski crystals, Balenciaga, $2,575; visit neimanmarcus.com for stores.

Long enough to graze the navel, its vibrant supersize slabs are lighter than they look.
Glass and metal, Burberry, $1,995; visit neimanmarcus.com for stores.

Taken From : http://www.instyle.com

No comments: