Accessories: Top Jewelry Trends for 2021

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

As we move ahead with the year in review, even the fine jewelry market felt the sting of the Coronavirus as sales of rings, especially fashion rings, dropped because of the constant need to maintain hand washing.

Conversely, there was increased demand in necklaces and earrings. Pendants with messages or symbols were the real winners.  Spending on fine jewelry, as gift giving and self-purchase, was also up significantly as consumers sought out jewelry to re-affirm emotional bonds with loved ones.


Accessories: Five Shoe Trends for Spring 2021

1. Engagement Rings 

Life is precious and can be shorter than we think. Couples taking their meaningful relationship one step further and getting engaged will be a major trend in 2021. Uniqueness and individuality will be more important than ever. Consumers will be opting for innovative engagement rings with colored metal (such as pink) and adding colored gemstone as center or side stones. Lab-grown diamonds in engagement rings will be in strong demand as next-gen consumers and non-traditional couples become the dominant consumer spending demographic and seek to define their individuality with distinctive engagement ring designs.

2. Fashion Rings

Dainty fashion rings, often self-purchased, had to take a back seat during CoVid hand washing needs. But in 2021 women will be searching their jewelry boxes for their favorite rings and adding to their collection to reflect their style and love of jewelry. Thin gold, smaller diamonds and wearing 3 or 4 rings on one finger will become norm.

(L) Erica Courtney presents 18K Yellow Gold Crossover ring in Imperial Pink Topaz with Opals & Pink Sapphires https://www.ericacourtney.com (R) Diana Bandoh Design, Dallas Texas presents Trawangan Pearl Earrings www.dianabandoh.com

3. Earrings

Expression of one's own style in fashion and jewelry was centered on earrings in 2020 since they showed up well on all those Zoom calls. Earring self-purchase sales did well in 2020, but with stores likely opening up in Q2 of 2021, women will want to look, touch and feel earrings and replace well-worn styles with new ones. 


Men's Fashion: Best Winter Coat Styles for Men in 2020

4. Message Jewelry

Giving jewelry, especially in person, that has messages or symbols of love, friendship, appreciation or spiritual well beginning, will be the biggest multi-unit jewelry sale in 2021 for shoppers at all price point levels in fine jewelry.  

5. Colored Gemstones

The fashion look, symbolism and for some the emotional health benefits of colored gemstones, will be important in all areas of fine jewelry for 2021. Their placement in wedding jewelry has been growing for the past eight years.


Three Things to Consider When Buying Jewelry

2021 will see the largest single year increase so far. Self-purchasing females, the largest growth demographic in jewelry purchasing, will demand more colored gemstones in their jewelry styling to better accessorize with their overall fashion looks.

Humans have been adorning themselves for over 135,000 years. What drives humans to desire, give, and wear jewelry is the foundation of THE MVEye industry leading consumer and trade market research.

 

Lead image - Fashion Rings LARK & BERRY Stackable Rings. The Purest Diamonds. The Purest Love. Lab Grown Diamonds www.larkandberry.com

Haute Tease

  • Beltway Insider: Looking Back/Fifty Days of Trump; Cyber/Wiretapping; US AG’s Fired; Russia; Germany; Biden SXSW

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The Trump Presidency has recently passed Day 50 with it a tale of two presidencies vividly emerge one of appointments, executive orders, foul ups and tweets followed by resignations, criticisms, impeachment efforts, media bans, great solidarity, and, of course, Russia.

     
  • Medical Science: COVID-19, After the Election, What?

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Some say, perhaps in jest, that COVID-19 will vanish on Nov. 4, at least if the correct candidate wins. Each candidate has presented a plan to combat the coronavirus, but what will the election's outcome determine?

     
  • Business News: German Anti-Piracy Copytrack Platform Hits ICO Phase

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Copytrack, the blockchain powered copyright registry, mediation and enforcement platform is preparing to enter the second round of the crowdsale as the highly successful pre-sale comes to an end. The Copytrack ICO will go live January 10, 2018.

     
  • This is Not Just A Painting Review - A Scholarly Examination Reveals Truths Beneath the Canvas

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    This is Not Just a Painting, an Inquiry into Art Domination, Magic and the Sacred from Bernard Lahire and Polity Books, investigates the rediscovery of a national treasure by examining societal truths behind artistic expression.

     
  • The Reef 28 Review - Beach-Chic Hospitality in Downtown Playa del Carmen

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The Mexican state Quintana Roo is best known as the home of the tourist mecca Cancun, which is revered for beautiful white coral sand beaches, hot nightlife and everything in-between drawing thousands to this destination monthly.

     
  • Le Royaume-Uni céda…

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Pour mettre fin à la saga du Brexit, le Premier ministre britannique Boris Johnson, en acceptant les conditions de l'Union européenne sur le règlement de la question nord-irlandaise, a ouvert la voie à un assouplissement des négociations tenaces après le Brexit.

     
  • Eastern Seaboard Recovers after Apocalyptic Hurricane

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Hard-hit New Yorkers, known for their resilience, bowed to the killer storm as Sandy battered the World Financial Center with an unprecedented power usually reserved for the canyons most infamous financial brokers.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump Reverses Cuba; HealthCare On Floor; Brits Bowed; Grenfell Towers; Simon Cowell

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence continued to realign the United States position taking on two policies the former administration worked to secure for the American people: Healthcare and Cuban travel restriction.

     
  • New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Resigns

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has resigned after an expose in the New Yorker Magazine presented allegations from former relationships of aggressive controlling behavior, physical violence, forceable theft of prescription medicine, drug, alcohol and sexual abuse.

     
  • Sinéad O'Connor Drops New Track, The Foggy Dew, Honoring Slain Irish Historian

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Sinead O'Connor is an international recording artist who needs no introduction. She has recorded 'The Foggy Dew' in honour of the funeral re-enactment of Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa in Dublin, Ireland on August 1st 2015. The track will be available as a free download fromAugust 5th 2015.

     
  • John Glenn, First Man to Achieve Space Orbit and Former Ohio Senator, Dies

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    John Herschel Glenn, Jr., the first NASA Astronaut to achieve space orbit and former U.S. Senator, has passed away. No official cause of death has been released although at age 95 natural causes and age related complications are expected.

     
  • Fashion Week 2014, Trends Past - Rebecca Taylor Spring Collection 2008

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    As NYC Fashion Week begins a look back at trends past beginning with The Rebecca Taylor Spring 2008 Show held when the tents were at Bryant Park after previewing funky fuchsias’ and arresting reds, slinky camisoles and sexy slip tops to standing room only crowd of buyers, trendsetters, fashionistas, publishers and media.

     
  • World’s Largest Rowing Competition Marks 50thAnniversary with Annual Head Of The Charles Regatta® In Boston

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The annual Head Of The Charles Regatta®presented by BNY Mellon, will mark a momentous milestone this October, celebrating its 50th occurrence with a gala celebration to cap off the historic two-day race event along Boston’s iconic Charles River with more than 10,000 athletes from around the globe set to compete in historic event before 400,000 spectators along Boston’s Charles River.

     
  • The Darkest of Minds Review - Engaging Entertainment from Director Jennifer Yun Nelson

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The Darkest Minds, from 20th Century Fox, presents the story of life after catastrophe for a group of teens who survive a mystery plague that kills the majority of adolescents and leaves the others with superpowers.

     
  • The British Misunderstanding

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    While the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union is definitively recorded, the time has come to question the reasons which pushed the Albion to want to integrate the EEC in 1973. And to appreciate thus the weight of history.