Harper's Bazaar March 2016 - Page 112

STYLE Bazaar NEW NECKLACE BIGGER IS BETTER.That was seemingly of a political symbol during the French How to wear the mandate when it came to jewellery Revolution, when women took to the season’s for spring. Take the shoulder-grazing wearing red ribbons around their necks earring: Minimal and metallic at Céline, in tribute to those who met their fate boldest accessory: bright and beaded at Gucci, feather-esque at the guillotine. The jewellery made a and fanciful at Proenza Schouler. Or the widespread return in the mid-1800s, as the The choker oversize pendant necklaces, seen at both neckwear of choice for ballerinas—Degas Balenciaga and Givenchy, where Riccardo often included the detail in his paintings— Tisci layered charms in the shapes of hearts and royalty, particularly England’s Princess and keys over a gauzy black lace dress. Or Alexandra,who popularised the trend of the twinkly tiaras atop the models’ heads stacking multiple strands of diamonds and pearls. Fast-forward to the 1990s, when chokers made a at Saint Laurent, and the chunky anklets at Calvin Klein. Then there were the chokers. Spring’s styles included comeback again, but this F