The high-end contemporary jewelry market is experiencing some growing pains.
Considered by many as the “it” category, the segment, which is known for its accessible price and edgy designs, has slowly broadened its price spectrum in order to cater to recession-weary consumers.
With an influx of contemporary brands and fine jewelers offering diffusion lines, designers have lowered prices to remain simultaneously competitive and attractive to shoppers, who are looking for new ways to update their closets.
Peter Kim's Los Angeles-based premium denim line has always had its finger on the pulse of youth. This season, novelty is back in a way reminiscent of early Aughts, with studs, lace-ups, racing waxed denim and more. For more highlights if some of the key brands at the Vegas trade shows, go to WWD.com. #wwdfashion (📷: Patrick Gray; Styles by @thealexbadia; Story by @karihamanaka and @marcy_wwd)
"I was driving back on Saturday afternoon from the beach, and I just saw this sign saying 'Skydiving for $95.' And I was like, I can't not sky dive for $95," says Tom Bateman about a moment in Hawaii while shooting "Snatched." #wwdeye (📷: @vsteves; Interview by @ktauer; Styled by @thealexbadia)