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Designers Bet on Luxury

Designers prepare their collections for spring 2012. We have a first look.

Verdura’s 18-karat gold, peridot and diamond ring.

Verdura’s 18-karat gold, peridot and diamond ring.

George Chinsee

Appeared In
Special Issue
WWD Accessory issue 08/15/2011

Business today is far from usual.

 

Perhaps counterintuitive to worldwide financial woes, houses at the pinnacle of fashion are upping the ante with glorious offerings more special and exquisite than ever. They’re banking that their customers will answer the call of Hyper Luxury.

 

Jewelry designers are marshaling their creative talent in the face of ever-escalating gold prices. Innovative design and technologies remain essential to the watch world. And it’s all going on as designers prepare their collections for spring 2012.

 

We have a first look.

 

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