Versace Fall 2017/18 runway show. COURTESY OF DAVID MAESTRI/WWD/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK

In a time when texting and tweeting have eclipsed the more personal act of speaking, words, messages and mottos also appeared in full force on the Fall/Winter 2017/2018 ready-to-wear runways. Jewelry designers are creating everything from witty one-word pieces to full sayings that either hark back to sentiments of the past or have deep significance today.


Eden Presley

18K gold Warrior ring.

edenpresley.com

$1,140-1,340


Retrouvaí lapis

14K gold Wisdom pendant with sapphires and diamonds.

retrouvai.com

$3,910


Foundrae

18K gold With Every Breath bracelet with black enamel and rubies.

foundrae.com

$15,000


This article originally appeared in the August 2017 edition of INSTORE.