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For Fall, Designers Are Stealing a Few Tricks From Men’s Suits

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For Fall, Designers Are Stealing a Few Tricks From Men’s Suits

Alexander Wang fall/winter 2017/2018 runway. COURTESY OF REX/SHUTTERSTOCK

Ready-to-wear designers borrowed traditional menswear suit fabrics and translated them into unconventional and feminine silhouettes on the fall/winter 2017/18 runways. For jewelry, this translates into a look that is at once powerful in shape and tactile in texture, from rings that imitate shirt cuffs to hound’s-tooth and herringbone patterns for bracelets, large medals and medallions.


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Rhodium-plated sterling silver menswear pattern cuff with black diamond accents.

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Camilla pendant in sterling silver.

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Elizabeth Garvin cuff ring

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One-of-a-kind hand-forged 18K gold and oxidized sterling cuff ring with bezel-set pear-shaped diamond and white and black diamond accents.

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Beth Bernstein is a published author of three books and jewelry and fashion expert with 18+ years experience. A broad knowledge of the history of jewelry and fashion coupled with a background in "the story", writing, trends, design concepts has earned Beth a proven track record.

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