For Spring/Summer 2012 cuffs go delicate, with intricate designs in coloured gold and sterling silver that give an illusion of lace to chunky metal cuffs. We say: a trompe-l’oeil effect, for a discreet elegance as light as lace.
Vogue 17 April 2012.
It’s time to accessorise those wrists with a stylish cuff for Spring/Summer 2012. The heroine style bracelet is making a big comeback. Of course, many trends have had past lives and cuffs are definitely no exception. The gold cuff similar to the gladiator sandal is an iconic accessory staple in the history of world fashion. From it’s ancient origins as early as 7,000 in Egypt, Greece and Rome, Africa and China, as well as being a top favourite in Victorian times, the cuff has managed to stand the test of time and remains a firm favourite in a modern day woman’s wardrobe.
One of our favourite jewellery designers, Kate Rodgers has created a modern take on classic gold cuffs in her latest collection. Her cuffs come in a variety of styles from the classic gold to textured silver.
Kate Rodgers Gold Feathered Cuff as featured in the Times.
Cuffs featured strongly on the Spring 2012 runways. These bangles add a great touch of style and edge even to the simplest outfit. You can wear one cuff or two cuffs to create a chic ‘rocker’ style. You can wear a cuff with just about any piece of clothing in your wardrobe from casual denim, lacey tops, maxi skirts/dresses, business suits and cool down to earth beach wear. A perfect fit is always assured, as they are adjustable to suit your size, making them a comfortable piece to wear. Cuff bracelets complement clothing with bold prints and colors. If you want some stylish symmetry with impact, you will just love wearing a cuff.