We all know it when we see it— it’s the silk, seductive headpiece that stuns the red carpet—the edgiest of cuffs that raises a simple outfit to cool or the mixed metallic necklace that lays ‘oh so gently’ over a plain tank top. It’s the perfect accessory. With statement necklaces and bright colors at the forefront this summer, bold accessories are a must for every fashionistas’ wardrobe. We’ve got you covered with these amazing accessory lines to keep you styled all season long.
Designer Nora Kogan‘s Brooklyn-based line, St. Kilda, pushes the boundaries of fine jewelry incorporating creative designs such as her Matchstick earrings or surrealist-inspired, Man Ray lip-cuffs. Highlights from her latest collection include Temptation studs in 18k gold with green rosecut tourmalines, green amethyst Arcadia Snake rings and enamel Endless Love rings, featuring blue topaz stones on matching blue enamel snake bands. With many of her designs being inspired from the “forbidden” theme, it’s no wonder these pieces are so tempting!
FELIKS + ADRIK is the newest star to the market that launched just over a year ago. Think New York edge giving Low Luv a run for their money, but with price points that will leave you a little extra doe for that dinner at Boa you’ve been thinking of. The two designers started the brand in New York in 2010, but now reside in the enchanting neighborhood of Los Angeles, Mount Washington. FELIKS (‘lucky’) + ADRIK (‘dark’) are Russian names chosen to evoke a masculine tone with a playful spirit – two elements which clearly shine through in their pieces. View the entire collection at Shopbop.
It’s official, statement necklaces are here to stay. Mawi offers some of the most desired options in the market. With bold designs, their pieces are not for the faint at heart. Indian-born designer Mawi Keivom started her namesake accessories line in 2003 after starting out in womenswear at Isaac Mizrahi in New York. The scene-stopping necklaces have been worn by the likes of Alexa Chung (above), Olivia Palermo, and Harper’s Bazaar’s Johanna Hillman.
Jennifer Behr Accessories
When Jennifer Behr entered the accessory scene, bloggers & editors took notice right away. Jennifer offers a range of luscious headpieces, each with it’s own appeal. Headpiece designs change season to season, with past styles including delicate crystals, braided ropes and ethereal silk chiffons. Her latest collection features a modern take on the turban, with knotted suede, hand-studded with various shapes of gold dome studs. Jennifer Behr accessories look stunning on the red carpet but look just as alluring with jeans and top. Deciding which one to buy is the only thing you’ll have to worry about – so many great options! And a small insider’s tip: they’ll make old styles for you — all you have to do is ask!
With their silk-embroidered cuffs, love hearts, belts and butterfly-embossed headbands, it’s no wonder Sophia 203 seems to be popping up everywhere. It’s the perfect summer accessory. Swedish-born Sophia Edstrand uses a silk-embroidery technique that has long been associated with traditional Indian wedding ceremonies, which creates whimsical pieces that really come alive. The Standard, Downtown LA is the first to snatch these adorned summer beauties so get ‘em before they are gone.