It’s a doll’s life in accessories, as designers take inspiration from the world of miniatures. Tiny versions of everyday objects are transformed into charms that make ideal conversation pieces.
This story first appeared in the May 5, 2008 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
Charmed, I’m Sure
Little bows, tiny animals and small dolls — costume jewelry has taken on a new life with witty, whimsical pieces inspired by the toys and games of childhood.
From left: Lenora Dame’s gold-plated wire and glass cherry earring at Susan and Company. A keys necklace in 14-karat gold from Jennifer Fisher Jewelry. Sterling silver book and mirror pendant necklaces, both by Soixante Neuf at Supplements NY. A 14-karat rose gold-plated, sterling silver saw necklace by Willa M for Julez Bryant at Fragments. Matina Amanita’s gold-plated brass owl ring. A sterling silver and Swarovski crystal beaded cuckoo clock necklace by Comfort Station. Servane Gaxotte’s silver-plated tin, silk ribbon and enamel doll necklace at Luxcartel. Glitter, leather bow and metal rings and acrylic mirror pins, all by Juko at Supplements NY. Chanel’s metal, resin and strass necklace. A porcelain, sterling silver and gold vermeil-on-silver necklace by Comfort Station.
PHOTOS BY THOMAS IANNACCONE; FASHION ASSISTANT: JOANN NGAI