JA New York – Top Jewelry Trends

The Stylesight Accessories team recently attended the JA New York trade show, held at the Jarvits Center in the city, and were pleased to note that a number of trends forecast for the season were confirmed by the brands showing their new 2012 collections. Over 550 international brands exhibited during this 3 day show, where we were witness to a return ...
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Miu Miu Launches Fashion Week Bags -

  Celebrating the four major international fashion week capitals of New York, London, Paris and Milan, Miu Miu has launched a limited edition 46 bag collection using 17 different material combinations and 12 processing techniques. With luxury materials including python, tejus lizard, crocodile, ostrich, linen, glitter and brocade along with studs, jewels, glitter and classic embroidery, there is an iconic option ...
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Givenchy Haute Couture Collection -

Inspired by ornate Indian jewelry, the Givenchy Haute Couture collection is filled with stunning nose rings and oversized earrings. Filled with a dark and sensuous essence, Givenchy S/S 2012 imbibes 1920s noir with exotic contrast. Crystal-heavy jewels glisten on headdress chains and elaborate statement pieces teaming with silver in lieu of gold. For a closer look at additional elaborate pieces, ...
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We Love: Prada S/S 12

Filled with gorgeous handbags, decadent jewels and flaming hot shoes, it's no surprise Prada's S/S 2012 campaign has everyone buzzing. Perfectly shaped investment piece bags are stunning solid accents against the vintage patterns. Lady Kitsch glasses are the ultimate in retro glam while floral jewels are straight from the estate. Stunning jeweled belts cinch and highlight the updated Fifties silhouettes. Check out their ...
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We Love New Accessories Brand Haerfest

Haerfest, SS12 Collection On a recent trip to the new MAN tradeshow in Paris, the Stylesight accessories team fell head over heels for new luxury accessories label Haerfest. The brand, who are based in New York City ooze a strikingly minimalist aesthetic that gives an effortlessly cool and unexpectedly functional approach to luxury. Haerfest, Exclusive Capsule Collection for LN-CC Design and ...
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Sophia Kokosalaki Launches New Jewelry Collection

Greek designer Sophia Kokosalaki has unveiled her first costume and bridal jewelry collection in collaboration with renowned goldsmith and jeweler Ilias Lalaounis. The collection, which is to be sold exclusively on Net–a–porter, goes hand in hand with Kokosalaki’s new Bridal collection. These dramatic pieces bring together bold shapes with Greek symbols, creating a strong goddess-like aesthetic. Gold cuffs and dramatic earrings ...
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Fluorescent Friendships

Conjuring up childhood camp memories, friendship bracelets make their way back into our lives with these neon updates. Incorporating chunky chains, diamantes and fluorescent threads, the Stylesight Accessories team pulls up some of our favorites. Featured above are Venessa Arizaga (left) and Ettika, both utilizing bright fluorescent threads to capture childhood whimsy while keeping the bracelets perfect for every adult. Shown ...
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New Jewels: Six Inspirational Central St Martins Jewelry Graduates

Stylesight accessories team brings you a peak at Wallpaper* magazine's edit of six of the most influential jewelry graduates from 2011. This young herd of talent from London's prestigious design schools are setting exciting new aesthetic directions for jewelry. Anna Molinari: Central Saint Martins, UK Molinari draws inspiration from the complexity of cell and bone based structures. Hee Young Kim: ...
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Luxottica’s New Coach Eyewear Collection

Luxottica have released their first collection of licensed eyewear for Coach, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the brand. Made up of two lines the new collection epitomizes the signature look of the brand, achieved through high end craftsmanship detailing and innovative material and color choices. The second line of eyewear is specifically tailored to the Asian market, with a custom ...
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Comme des Garçons Opens Pocket Store in Berlin

This month Comme des Garçons brought two of its retail concepts to Mitte, Berlin with the launch of Comme des Garçons' Black shop and Comme des Garçons. The Pocket store is an intimate space that is dedicated to Comme des Garçons' expanding range of wallets, perfumes and PLAY. The concept shop operates like a convenience store, integrating into its habitat as ...
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East Meets West In The New Mary Katrantzou x Longchamp Collaboration

Classic French accessories brand Longchamp have enlisted the skills of innovative print-led designer Mary Katrantzou to create a capsule collection of covetable totes. The collection will be exclusively launched at Colette from January 23rd. Channeling the 'East meets West' theme Vietnamese floral parades, Asian architecture, paper lanterns and dragon symbols inspired the vibrant digital prints and intricate compositions that cover the bags. Alongside ...
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A Bag In The Hand…New Men’s Hand-held Bags For F/W 12

Hot on the trail of the new must-have Men's accessories from the F/W 12 runways we are seeing the hand-held bag grow in importance and diversify to appeal to a range of aesthetics. Slick, structured portfolio cases are updated with all-over metal stud embellishment at Burberry Prosum, while softer, sporty silhouettes win out at Costume National. The interest in portable technology ...
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Bright Young Thing: T.Lipop

The Accessories team highlights young designer T.Lipop as rising British talent following his showcase this month at Selfridges' pioneering Bright Young Things project, which runs from Jan 6th until the end of February.  The project allows new designers to take over the Selfridge's windows and design an exclusive product for Selfridges to sell both in store and online. T.Lipop's accessories combine ...
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Marc Jacobs teams up with Yayoi Kusama for the latest Louis Vuitton collaboration

Following an iconic portfolio of artist collaborations with Stephen Sprouse, Murakami and Richard Prince, the accessories team are highly anticipating the July launch of Louis Vuitton's new collaboration with Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. Marc Jacobs' latest recruit is best known for her repeating dot patterns that will be exhibited next month at The Tate Modern, London. The show spans the nine decades of Yayoi Kusama's life ...
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Globe-Trotter: Making of a Suitcase

Cult luggage brand Globe-Trotter celebrates craftsmanship and noble British heritage with the release of a short video showing the manufacturing methods behind their hand made luggage in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire. Every individual case is constructed from vulcanised fibreboard; a unique material created in Britain during the 1850’s formed by multiple layers of bonded paper. Luggage handles and the iconic Globe-Trotter corners ...
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