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London Fashion Week proves the show must go on

Despite the ongoing havoc being wreaked by the coronavirus pandemic, the organisers of London Fashion Week are proving that the show must go on. Spring and summer 2021 collections from some of the world’s biggest designers are being unveiled not on the runways as usual, but in a host of innovative ways – including one […]

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Chain link jewellery goes up a size for A/W styling

If you’re a regular reader of these pages, you might remember that we talked back in February about how chain link jewellery would be huge news for the months ahead. Fast forward seven months and it seems as though the trend is only gathering momentum. On the catwalks and in all the fresh new releases […]

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Autumn jewellery: How chokers are taking fashion by the throat

We might still be a while away from the September equinox, but it already feels as though summer has come and gone here in Britain. But that’s OK, because it means we can look forward to the cosy vibes that autumn brings – and with it, all the fashion trends for A/W20-21. As we look […]

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Hair jewellery stages a comeback amid the new normal

It has taken some adjustment, but we’re almost used to the government’s requirement for us to all wear face masks in public now (and for the foreseeable future).  However, if you thought you couldn’t possibly look stylish while sporting PPE, think again – because the world of costume jewellery has stepped up once more.  Now […]

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Be a dream in green with calming costume jewellery

There’s something special about wearing the colour green in August. Perhaps it’s because the month’s birthstone is peridot, or maybe it’s down to this being the last time nature will be in full bloom before autumn rolls around again. Either way, we love to complement our outfits with green jewellery at this time of year […]

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The Roaring 2020s – how nature-themed jewellery is taking off

We’ve seen a lot of trends centred around fun and cheerful jewellery this year as we all seek distraction from the pandemic, and some of the new designer collections being unveiled lately have shown there is no sign of this abating. Brands like Piaget, Cartier and Chopard are showcasing their latest looks virtually – and […]

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Fashion jewellery news: Celebrities go for gold at TV BAFTAs

There has been a real dearth of red carpets lately thanks to the ongoing coronavirus situation, so thank goodness for Friday’s (July 31st 2020) BAFTA TV Awards. Held both in London and virtually, there was glamour aplenty for this year’s ceremony to celebrate the best small screen stars and all our favourite shows. As ever, we […]

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Trade tips: Jewellery to promote special occasions missed during lockdown

We all missed many things during lockdown, among those being the special occasions we had planned to celebrate in 2020. Now, though, Professional Jeweller said it has noticed a new trend: more people investing in jewellery to mark milestones such as births and anniversaries that coronavirus robbed us of. It says some jewellery shops are […]

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Fashion jewellery trend: The girl with a pearl … everything!

One thing that has been great about getting back to some kind of normality lately is being able to fully immerse ourselves in the world of jewellery with you all again. Seeing what other people are wearing, sharing news from the industry and generally doing what we love best has been truly wonderful – and […]

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Come out of your shell with beach-ready jewellery

We’re seeing lots of natural motifs in the world of costume jewellery lately, and none more so than the humble seashell. Shells were huge in the early 2000s and most recently had another moment in 2017, when Prada filled its catwalks with accessories covered in them. Now, British Vogue has again highlighted shell-adorned jewellery as […]