Young, smart and sassy, Echo Boomers are making their mark as trendsetters in pop culture. Also known as Generation Y, these confident young consumers – ages 12 to 26 – love fun and fabulous jewelry that reflects their individual style.
Gen Y is all about fashion and self expression. The strongest trends incorporate contrasts and an exciting mix of metals that can fit a variety of lifestyles. Stackable elements are giving gorgeous layered dimension and pair beautifully with the casual luxury of this season’s fashions. Find delicate stackable rings, studded with diamonds or gemstones – gorgeous alone or paired with a matching bangle bracelet. To complement this season’s Capris and cropped jeans, try a rope anklet with shimmering mirror beads and hearts. Or, try a funky scroll design toe ring in white or yellow karat gold to show off that cool French pedi.
Beach-inspired gemstone jewelry in a Caribbean palette – think aqua, cerulean and sky – is a hot look against sun-kissed skin. Designers are incorporating this love of blue into bold, color-popping designs set in karat gold or sterling silver. Colorful butterfly motifs complement the look, making their appearance on vintage hairpins, hairclips, rings, bracelets and necklaces.
Sterling silver jewelry is a staple of Gen Y wardrobe due to its effortless style, versatility and price. Because of the metal’s sheen, durability and affordability, silver jewelry is a cool and contemporary must have. Find thin, large hoop earrings in sterling silver and karat gold leading the trend, followed by Artisan-inspired, long linear styles crafted in luxe metals.
Promise rings and charm bracelets make great gifts and stylish accessories. Personalized items, such as name bracelets or necklaces with micro-pavé diamonds, are especially loved for their unique ability to convey individuality and personality. This season’s selection of fun, fashionable jewelry is nothing short of spectacular – and will surely dazzle young jewelry lovers.