SHANGHAI — Swarovski is upping its bling factor in Asia.
The crystal producer held its first Runway Rocks exhibit and fashion show on Thursday in Shanghai. The show and exhibition featured specially commissioned pieces from nine regional and international designers. The designers incorporated crystals and gems from Swarovski to create elaborate designs that mixed art with haute couture. There was a Native American headdress with turquoise crystals; a motorcycle helmet covered in an array of multicolored stones, and a couture dress encased in sculpted metal, crystals and feathers meant to personify the Greek mythological bird, the Phoenix.
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