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Bangles vs Chokers, how to rock these Must-Have Jewelry Trends ?

If you haven’t yet included bangles or chokers into your jewelry collection, it is time to get on board with this season’s hottest trends!

By Marie-Caroline Selmer

Spotted during the Fashion Shows, on fashionistas’ wrists and obviously all over social medias, women have found new ways to wear bracelets in a way that definitely inspire us. While we are still adoring the graphic arm cuff, flexibles bangles will be the perfect summer piece to rule our summer.

Easy-to-wear, bangle bracelets can dress up a pair of jeans and T-shirt, or finish off a formal evening look. Make you wrist sparkle with the Happy Heart bangle of Chopard. A classic ! Elegant and joyful, this new addition to the Happy Diamonds collection consists of an 18-carat rose gold bangle and a natural malachite stone.

Worn alone or stacked on your wrist, the Cube Diamond bracelet from Dinh Van is combining two opposite geometric figures, one round and the other square. Pink or white gold, this new design will finally wrap your wrist. The round-cut diamond set within a square it enables the optical illusion that the gem seems to be much bigger than it actually is.

Last but not least, Piaget just unveiled in Paris their colorblock Possession bracelet available in turquoise, lapis and cornaline. Their iconic collection becomes now a must, offering a flexible and stackable bangle to be worn at all times, matching all skins and outfits. Yes, we already said it was a must !

Chopard
Happy Hearts bangle
Dinh Van
Cube Diamonds bracelet
Piaget
Colorblock Possession Bangle

Coming back for Spring/Summer 17 and Fall/Winter 17 catwalks, the choker hasn’t said its last word yet. As seen around the necks of celebrities and spotted on red carpets, jewelry chokers have caused a big sensation this season.

After silk and velvet ribbons, gothic or romantic interpretations, the jewel update provides a more sophisticated take on this Nineties trend. The choker comes in a delicate version at Ole Lynggaard. The Coppenhagen-based jeweler provides a masterfully crafted snake collar set in 18kt. gold. The choker opens with a discreet clasp and curls your neck with immaculate diamonds.

At Messika, the choker is full of light. Paved with emerald-cut diamonds, this unique creation will perfectly adapts to the gracious curve of the neck. A know-how Valérie Messika has proved to master over the last 10 years making her skin collection, her best-seller.

As for bangles, why not make it two with chokers? Get inspired by the runway styling tricks and stacked your glittering chokers on top of each other!

Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen
Snake choker mounted on 18k yellow gold with diamonds
Messika
Choker Emerald Cut mounted on white gold with emerald-cut diamonds