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Get in the loop – and make your earrings hoops

They were a jewellery staple of the autumn months, but it looks as though hoop earrings aren’t going anywhere as we move further into spring and start planning our ‘free at last’ outfits for parks and beer gardens. We’ve spotted plenty of celebrities and social media influencers still rocking this simple yet effective style accessory, […]

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Surreal styles and geo shapes ensure jewellery embraces its fun side

With more good news about the success of the roadmap out of lockdown, it really does feel as though we’re on the cusp of emerging from a long, dark tunnel (touch wood) this spring. And it seems jewellery designers are also experiencing this slightly giddy exuberance, as their latest collections have been expressing a real […]

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Necklaces go longline for summer in a nod to the past

We’ve enjoyed a few seasons with collar necklaces and choker chains in fashion, but it looks as though it’s now time to add a little extra length to your accessories as spring and summer approach. That’s because costume jewellery is taking its cues from the late 20th century and borrowing more relaxed looks from the 1960s, […]

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Singing stars sparkle at the 2021 Grammy Awards

Awards season 2021 is continuing with abandon despite the ongoing pandemic, with the Grammy Awards the latest to have taken place. The hottest date in the music calendar, last night’s extravaganza was a mixture of virtual presentations via video call and live action at a COVID-safe ceremony venue. We were pleased to see some of […]

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Metal tones get a hammering for Spring 2021

With the first tentative steps towards freedom from coronavirus restrictions now being taken, we’re already looking forward to wearing costume jewellery this spring and summer that will make the transition from casual to dressed-up. We’ve been accessorising throughout the pandemic to keep our spirits high, but necklaces and earrings have mostly been quite low-key – […]

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78th Golden Globes Awards showcases 2021’s best jewellery

Last year’s Golden Globes Awards was among the final events to squeeze in before the pandemic began and large gatherings fell by the wayside. For 2021, as we’ve now become accustomed to, the whole thing was online only. However, that didn’t stop stars of the big and small screens coming together virtually to celebrate the […]

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Trade tips: Make the most of Mother’s Day online

Mother’s Day is once again almost upon us, with the event falling on Sunday March 14th in 2021. This would typically be a hugely busy time for retailers, with average spending of a whopping £1.6 billion every year. However, we’re still living in a very different world than pre-pandemic times. There isn’t yet a guaranteed date […]

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Bright, bold rings are ideal for spring

As we weathered the darkest days of the pandemic in 2020, we saw a host of trends in fashion and homewares designed to make us feel better. From rainbows to candy-style beads, they all came to the fore in an explosion of mood-boosting colour. This year, with more hope on the horizon, designers are still […]

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Copenhagen kicks off sneak peeks of A/W fashion

We might be looking forward to signs of spring, but Copenhagen has already kicked off the first of our sneak peeks at the upcoming trends for autumn and winter 2021-22. The event might not be quite as well-known as those in New York, Milan or London, but Copenhagen Fashion Week has been carving itself a […]

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Haute Couture Week goes virtual for 2021

As we all know from The Devil Wears Prada, this time of year would normally be when the fashionistas of the world descend on Paris so Haute Couture Week can showcase the highlights of style for spring and summer. This year is once again not quite the same, but that didn’t stop Paris being the […]