Standout 3-D printed nylon neckring by Chicago designer Melanie Feerst.
All bets are off when it comes to what kinds of jewelry shoppers are buying these days. But they are buying it, and taking their cues from artists, designers, actors, metrosexuals, even the Sunday Styles section of The New York Times.
Cuff bracelets? Check. Bib-style necklaces? If Cate Blanchett could get away with it at this year’s Academy Awards, why not? Fashion jewelry rules, but so do classic pieces that may cost more than the price of a new car. Anything goes, everything sells (if the right buyer comes along at just the right time), and in 2015, jewelry is looking better than ever. Need proof? Read on.