Trends

Pin-Up Girls Accessories Trend Report Women's 2008

Courtesy of Accessories Directions.com

Oversized or scattered, pins make a dramatic come-back, as seen in this report, both on the runway and previewed in directional collections. Take note: pins are an uptrending must-have jewelry category… Part of an ongoing series, *Trend Of The Week * newsletters are usually only accessible by subscription and are made available to WeConnectionFashion visitors courtesy of AccessoriesDirections.com, the accessories only trend forecasting group.

F/W 2008-09 Jewelry Inspiration

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Designers have always “pinned” their dreams on an item that goes around and comes around, but always returns in a new way. This fall, “brooch” the subject with both vintage-inspired pieces AND contemporary styles, making this a must-have item for all ages. Oversized single pins made dramatic statements on the Fall runways, but brooches in pairs, triplets and multiples were the most popular and looked the freshest.

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Designers used virtually all materials, from feathers and faceted beads to pearls and modern metals. Most interesting were Chanel’s multicolored enamel button versions, Sass & Bide’s metallic sequin circles, Marc by Marc Jacobs’ variably sized mirrored disks and Max Azria’s fabric flowers.

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