Hot Spring Fashion Trend: Aquatic Jewelry
Color It Coral
Pair this beaded coral-replica necklace with clothing that captures its free-flowing essence: an airy maxi dress; a long, easy skirt and tank.
To buy: Zad 48-inch necklace with glass seed beads, $27, zadwholesalejewelry.com.
For more ocean-inspired beauty and fashion picks, see these eight great items.
Two If by Sea
You’ll never know what treasures you’ll find on the beach, like these seashell-themed pieces. The necklace manages to walk the line between bold and delicate, while the cuff is stylized enough to give it year-round wearability.
To buy (from left): Charles Albert handcrafted 20-inch necklace, $225, charlesalbert.com. Lydell NYC gold-tone bracelet, $35, 800-556-5953.
A bounty of sea-inspired ornaments dangle charmingly from a classic bracelet with a new twist: It stretches.
To buy: Bee Charming gold-plated metalized-resin bracelet, $35, bcharming.net.
Give a wink to the aquatic prints that will be everywhere this summer with jewelry that carries through the theme. Smaller, daintier jewelry, like the bracelet and necklace, can be worn in combination, but let statement pieces—such as this bold starfish ring—shine on their own.
To buy (from left): Stella & Dot silver-plated necklace, $39, stelladot.com. Chloe + Isabel pearl-and-metal bracelet, $38, chloeandisabel.com. KiraKira sterling silver ring, $148, kirakirajewelry.com.
What better finish to a sea-breeze clothing palette than trimmings in the same calming shades? Layer the seahorse necklace with other, similarly refined chains; the enamel bracelets can be worn stacked or singly. As for the starfish-adorned ring, don’t be surprised if it becomes your go-to piece through at least September.
To buy (clockwise from left): C. Wonder gold-plated ring, $48, 855-896-6337. Sequin bracelets of enamel and gold-tone metal, $45 each, sequin-nyc.com for information. Ted Baker London enamel necklace, $79, 619-331-9553.
Organic in shape and delicate in appearance, these accessories would be perfect for summer weddings or evenings on the beach and under the stars.
To buy (clockwise from left): Pink Pineapple enameled-metal bangle, $34, everythingbutwater.com. Chibi Jewels brass cuff bracelets, $60 each, chibijewels.com. Julie Vos gold-plated earrings with aqua chalcedony, $155, julievos.com. Chloe + Isabel gold-plated necklace with crystal detail, $34, chloeandisabel.com.
Gifts From the Sea
Mixed metals modernize the trend (not to mention double mix-and-match possibilities), while texture adds a beautiful layer to a standout cuff and earrings.
To buy (clockwise from left): Sequin gold-plated necklace with pavé detail, $128, sequin-nyc.com for information. Bee Charming metal cuff, $35, bcharming.net. Shar K mixed-metal earrings with faux stones, $30, 909-868-1600.