Accessory Alert

“There’s a time and place for everything.” says an old adage. It was supposed to teach patience and temperance. There is wisdom in practicing the discipline of moderation and discernment. The same wisdom is applied in the delicate art of accessorizing. There is an appropriate accessory to be worn at the most opportune time.

First, let’s get our terminologies straight. When speaking about fashion accessories it refers to a wide range of products that include, among others, handbags, sunglasses, belts, parasols, hosieries, and scarves. Trendy accessories, on the other hand, would refer mostly (not exclusively!) to fashion jewelries like earrings, rings, amazing shell jewellery in Australia. There are high-end fashion jewelries, made from precious to semi-precious gem stones and specially processed quartz and crystals that are set on tempered precious metals such as gold or silver. Fashion jewelries is a sub-classification of fashion accessories, which is farther split into upscale jewelry and trendy accessories.

Second, high-end fashion jewelries have longer shelf life. Designs are more classic, less avant-garde. Therefore, less vulnerable to market changes. They are also more costly, too. In contrast, trendy accessories, as the name suggest, have shorter life span. Its design, use and popularity is dependent upon the dictates of industry designers and consumers. At the beginning of the millennium, haute couture designs are bold, colorful, and contemporary. We’ve seen dream catcher earrings. We’ve witnessed bezel bracelets and necklaces.

Now that we have established an understanding of the differences among the three, it has become apparent which accessory and/or jewelry you have in your arsenal of fashion paraphernalia is best suitable for what occasion.
Trendy accessories like button earrings and multi-tiered seashells for sale https://shellparadise.com.au/ are acceptable for casual events, like a weekend brunch with girlfriends. Depending on the corporate culture, cuff bracelets and layered-fringe rope necklace would make a stunning ensemble on a casual Friday.

Rhinestone rings worn on the index finger is gaining approval as suitable jewelry to a semi-formal gathering, like a garden party, an art gala or a charity ball. Trendy accessories are acceptable on these events provided that colors are kept neutral. White and Rose Quartz, and Crystals like amber, apatite, agate, citrine, and jade are considered safe shades.

Hoop earrings are versatile. It is popularly held that the diameter of the hoop, regardless of thickness, is directly proportional to the formality of the event. It means that when you are on a Saturday night out in a bar, an open to the public affair, the hoops can be big and wide. For Sunday service, however, the diameter should not exceed an inch wide. Formal black tie events demand that studded hoop earrings cannot be more than a centimeter wide.
As a rule of thumb, precious stones Diamond, Ruby, Emerald and Sapphire, are reserved for black tie events. Pearls and Moonstones are most suitable for weddings, either as the bride, member of the entourage, or as guest.