Runway Trend Alert — Warming Trend

Embracing red and orange for frames and lenses, designers are showcasing hot eyewear palettes for S/S 15. Metallic finishes give styles a techno feel and gradient tints update sporty shields.
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Runway Trend Alert — Appliqué Play

Appliqués festively decorate many C/R 15 bags, contributing surface texture and color. Embellishments range from hard plastics to feminine flowers, butterflies and bows.
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Runway Trend Alert — Molded Caps

Emerging in London, the newest cap silhouettes to hit men’s runways feature tall structured crowns and bills. Materials range from fabric to straw.
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Stylesight Tours the Whimsical Studio of NYC Jewelry Design Duo Peppercotton

NYC-based jewelry label Peppercotton has become a favorite of Stylesight editors in recent years, so when designers Patrick Culpepper and Aurelia Cotton extended the invitation to tour their Brooklyn studio, we jumped at the chance. The duo's space didn't disappoint,  proving to be just as sparkly, colorful and playful as Peppercotton's trademark designs. Characterized by glittering crystals that are encased in ...
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Runway Trend Alert — Tubular Straps

Mirroring recent jewelry trends, bag straps emerging in C/R 15 collections have new tubular proportions. Interpretations range from thick drawstrings sheathed in metal to leather ropes and round metal handles.
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Trend Alert: Les Petits Joueurs

Emerging as a new it-label, Paris-based Les Petits Joueurs’ Lego-brick-covered bags were choice carriers among VIPs at Fashion Week this season. Designer Maria Sole Cecchi uses the bricks to display playful motifs that range from text to Mondrian-inspired blocking.
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Runway Trend Alert — Detached Turtlenecks -

High, close-fitting turtlenecks are the latest detached collars to emerge on the runway, conveniently serving both aesthetic and functional cold weather purposes.
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Runway Trend Alert — Waistpacks -

Part of a growing utilitarian trend, hip-slung bags have appeared in every city. Compartments are small and asymmetrical, while belt straps range from thick leather to dainty chains.
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Runway Trend Alert — Urban Utility -

Bags and belts are conveniently equipped with clip-on components this season, resulting in an array of utilitarian looks. Dangling extras range from pouches to pocket tools.
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Runway Trend Alert — East/West Bags -

Directional east-west designs emerge for shoulder and top-handle bags, with boxy or structured constructions building on architectural shape trends and utility pockets adding functionality.
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Runway Trend Alert — Dark Metals -

Used for bag and belt hardware, jewelry and eyewear frames, dark metals update accessories for fall. Most hues are cool, with dark gunmetal and blue tones being the most prominent.
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Editor’s Picks: Accessorie Circuit — January 2014 - ,

Check out some of our favorite pieces spotted at the Accessorie Circuit trade show in New York earlier this week. We love the way that Vita Fede incorporates pearls this season: Cool hinged handles on Mackage's bags: Last season favorite Zariin impresses us once again with a new range of enameled styles: Jakimac's leather and stone styles freshly interpret bondage aesthetics:
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Trend Alert: Plush Pals

Stuffed animals inspire or double as accessories this season, appearing on runways, streets and editorial pages. Designers who've embraced the trend range from Brit up-and-comers Bobby Abley and Ashley Williams to luxury fashion houses Fendi and Louis Vuitton, who released special edition teddy bears created in collaboration with UK artist duo Chapman Brothers.
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