BOSTON — The price of gold has climbed almost 10 percent since January, silver is up about 30 percent in the last year and the sagging economy is making buyers squint critically at every order, creating much angst for jewelry designers.
Lana Barakat, who designs the Lazuli jewelry line, has opted to use precious metals conservatively and turn to copper, wood, silk and semiprecious stones to flesh out designs.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)