The jet-set fashion flock has hardly settled from the flurry of runway shows that is fashion week. My toes are firmly planted in New York, where I have a moment to reflect on the best fashion moments to emerge from the spring/summer 2013 season. On my radar: Lulu Frost, whose timeless jewelry designs never disappoint.
Like the many fashion designers who drew inspiration from academia for their collections this season, designer Lisa Salzer called upon three muses from Lesley M. M. Blume's book, Let's Bring Back: An Encyclopedia of Forgotten-Yet-Delightful, Chic, Useful, Curious, and Otherwise Commendable Things from Times Gone By.
The muses? Belle Epoque heiress The Marchesa Casati, Jazz Age activist Nancy Cunard, and mid-century Surrealist designer Elsa Schiaparelli, who recently "appeared" in Impossible Conversations with Miuccia Prada at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The result: Lulu Frost's signature vintage costume jewelry aesthetic with a funky--and yet, wearable--twist.
Lulu Frost uses vintage found objects from the Victoria era through to the mid 1900s in their collections, as previously reported, here on TreeHugger.
A bold necklace can transform an outfit in five seconds flat, which is why I love Lulu Frost's striking accessories. To-die-for pieces include the Absinthe necklace, which boasts green a yellow gemstones, in a classic and elegant setting; the Celestial necklace, that features a string of black and silver stars; and the poetry necklace, that recalls a string of Christmas lights, yet looks dashing over a simple LBD, as evidenced by Elettra Wiedmann, pictured above.
Also notable are the colorful Starling Bangles, which come in delightful shades of red and turquoise.
Come March 1st, the collection will be conveniently available on LuluFrost.com. Let's Bring Back will retail for $95 - $530.