Color is here to stay — especially for friendship bracelets and anything neon. Those are trends still going strong for fall, as evidenced by exhibitors at the Business Journal-produced AccessoriesTheShow, which ran from Feb. 21 to 23 at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. Below, four lines that created buzz.
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Brooklyn-based Kelly Brett of Vivienne Kelly has applied the term “out of the box” thinking to her one-year-old line of hand-painted treated wooden bangles, which come in myriad colors and employ motifs such as colorblocking, paint splatters and graffiti prints. Bangles, $34 to $44, viviennekelly.com.
Butik’s necklaces and bracelets are made from West African glass trading beads that are more than 100 years old. Large Snake Bead, Small Snake Bead and Button Bead necklaces, $50 to $75, singer22.com.
Los Angeles-based painter Ana Osgood’s bracelets are handwoven in the Philippines with fun accents such as pyramid studs, rhinestone chains, charms or findings from Turkey. Forever Linked bracelets, $56 each, anaosgood.com.
Danielle Nicole’s vintage-inspired clutches and structured shoulder bags in neutral colors with pops of navy or tangerine retail for less than $100. “Mia” Shoulder bag, $98, danielle-nicole.com.