Runway Top 10

Necklaces – Fall 08


Runway Top 10
Necklaces – Fall 08

Any smart recessionista will place her money on necklaces this season. “It” bags are so last season and the latest shoes are crazy expensive but the must-have necklace trend can be achieved for a song if you love vintage or DIY. Here, the hottest news for your neck:

Yves Saint Laurent


 
Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent
Don’t pick a hardcore necklace with hair and makeup this fierce. As proven here, the best necklace is punctuated with some luminous crystals.

Vera Wang


 
Vera Wang

Vera Wang
Light-as-air mesh studded with rhinestones is perfect with everything from an LBD to jeans and a tee.

Louis Vuitton


 
Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton
Something dainty paired with this architectural hat would look twee. Think bold, modern and heavy.

Alexander McQueen


 
Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen
McQueen incorporated actual priceless gems from an Indian palace in his collection. We adore the timeless delicacy of this statement-making choker.

Lanvin


 
Lanvin

Lanvin
Alber Elbaz kicked off the pearl necklace trend a few years back. Here’s the most modern way to wear your strands – tucked through a belt and paired with another modern sculpted necklace.

Gucci


 
Gucci

Gucci
Sweet filigree hearts are a classic pick you’ll love for seasons to come.

Givenchy


 
Givenchy

Givenchy
Grab all of your links and wear them at once. This is one of my favourite looks of the season.

Dries van Noten


 
Dries van Noten

Dries van Noten
Now you know what to do with all of those multi-coloured bangles crowding your jewellery drawer. String them on a velvet cord and wear them en masse.

Burberry


 
Burberry

Burberry
A novel way to wear a heavy necklace is over a coat.

Balenciaga


 
Balenciaga

Balenciaga
The old world charm of rhinestones paired with a hand painted latex dress is pure genius from one of the world’s top innovators, Nicholas Ghesquiere.

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Runway Photography: Anthea Simms

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