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Pearly beads were spotted at Simone Rocha, Céline, Valentino and Alexander McQueen. Only Y/Project dared to amplify the jewel for Fall/Winter 2017-2018 with Tahitian pearls.

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This past year saw the resurgence of thick, round ’80s-style hoops, but we’ll likely see the trend morph into something more eye-catching for the coming year. Think mismatched earrings in interesting abstract shapes.

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We’ve seen the rise of extravagant earrings for a few seasons, and the trend’s not going away anytime soon. The bigger (and louder) the better for next year, with sequins, fur, mini beads, metal mesh and rhinestones being added to the mix in the coming months.

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Every season the team at the Pantone Color Institute evaluates the colors shown by fashion designers in their collections at New York Fashion Week. This information is then used to create The PANTONE Fashion Color Report where we highlight the top 10 colors for men’s and women’s fashion for the upcoming season.  “There is a commonality between the colors we are seeing on the runway in New York and London.” says Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute. “However, individuality is evident and we are seeing a distinct difference between the shows in the two cities in the...

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Whether you believe crystals and gemstones are meant for display or adornment, for wearing or for wishing on, there’s no denying their powers of attraction. For proof, look no further than the 50,000 folks who flood the streets (and parking lots, and hotels, and convention halls) of Tucson, Arizona, every year for the Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase.

In addition to being a wonderland of raw and cut stones, just-unearthed minerals, and even dinosaur bones, the shows—all 40-plus of them—are also a prime environment for spotting jewelry and home styles for the year ahead. Here are eight gem and crystal trends that shone brighter than the rest on our recent scouting mission—and dozens of ideas to get the look. Which one catches your eye?

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