Whether it’s statement or simple, jewelry is an important part of any outfit — and designers like Maya Brenner, CC Skye, and TomTom understand that. It’s time to forget about those earrings that “go with everything” and take off that necklace that you’ve had on since graduation. Once you wear a piece from any of these fall/winter collections, you’ll never look back to your classic jewelry.
Left: Quartz Nugget Necklace Top Right: Kryptonic Stone Cuff Bottom Right: Stella Stud Cuff
This Los Angeles-based designer creates pieces that are always fashion forward. From necklaces and earrings, to bracelets and rings, CC Skye will quickly become a staple in your wardrobe. These gold plated statement pieces will stand out on their own, like the blue Kryptonic Stone Cuff or the Quartz Nugget Necklace.The label was nominated for Best New Accessory Designer by GEN ART. The prices vary from $45 to $175.
From Left to Right: Solar Eclipse Collar, Chevron Prix Collar, Vespa Collar (shown in 18K gold plated)
Top: Cosmic Array Collar Bottom: Parallax Collar (shown in rose gold and sterling silver plated)
Designer Elena Howell is a formally trained architect who applies her attention to detail and acute design skill to every collection. The modern styles are created with an emphasis on geometry and material interplay, while utilizing digital fabrication techniques such as 3D printing and waterjet + laserjet cutting. If the behind-the-scenes process doesn’t grab your attention, the pieces certainly will. TomTom jewelry has a lot of gold plated statement jewelry that has also caught the eye of celebrities, like Rachel Bilson who has been spotted wearing their Bonded Rope Necklace ($178). Items retail between $98 and $500.
Studs ($98 ea) from Letter Collection (shown in 14k yellow gold)
From Left to Right: 16″ necklace ($240) and 7″ bracelets ($200) from Number Collection (shown in 14k yellow gold)
Dial into your inner jewelry junkie with Maya Brenner‘s new numbers collection. All pieces are available in 14k yellow, rose, or white gold, allowing you to match something for every outfit. Each necklace and bracelet can hold up to four numbers and is another way to personalize your accessories, in addition to Brenner’s best-selling letter collection that we’ve seen on celebs like Jaime King and Drew Barrymore. The number (and letter) earrings can be purchased individually so you can buy into the current mismatched trend. If you’re into keeping your jewelry simple, pieces from Maya Brenner’s collection range from $98 to $240.
Ariel Gordon Birthstone Collection
Another dainty collection featuring 10-14K yellow, rose, or white gold pieces. Ariel Gordon has something for everyone from monogrammed necklaces, diamond encrusted rings, heart shaped earrings, and gem bracelets. Prices retail at $200-$2,000.
Top: Oval Bangle from Petite Collection (shown in 14K yellow gold and sterling silver) Bottom: Bar Earrings from Orion Orbit Collection (shown in 14K yellow gold with pink and white freshwater pearls and black Tahitian pearls)
These aren’t your grandmother’s pearls. Pearl Collective totally revamps something borrowed into something new. Their oval double rings, bangles, horseshoe pendants, and bar earrings that are — you guessed it — decked out in pearls. But don’t worry, these pieces are fashion forward and modern, and some also feature spikes! Items range from $250 to $1,000.
Left: Necklace Arrows Big Black, Necklace Arrows Big Tassel Top Right: Necklace Hara Long Tassel Bottom Right: Bracelet Aztec Multicolor (shown in pink, green, yellow, and blue)
Unlike the everyday chain jewelry complete with diamonds and pearls, the Iwona Ludyga collection will channel your earthy side. Beaded pieces have a more natural charm with brightly colored tassels, short spears, and gold plated leafs. You can expect to see some Aztec print in bracelets and necklaces. You can snag a piece for $12 or $160 and anywhere in between.