How the Fantastic Jewellery World Does “Cuffing Season” – JCK

Ah, cuffing season. A colloquial time period that has turn into more and more widespread in recent times, particularly amongst millennials, to seek advice from the time in the course of the fall and winter months when folks have a tendency to hunt out and set up romantic relationships after, maybe, one too many summer season flings. Because the temperatures drop and the times develop shorter and shorter, many discover themselves eager for companionship and stability. This usually results in an uptick in relationship and relationship exercise, with folks “cuffing” themselves to a companion for the season.

This 12 months, “cuffing season” is a time period that additionally applies to the world of effective jewellery: Cuff bracelets are a serious fall/winter pattern. Apparently sufficient, it seems that cuffs in excessive trend point out the other of the cultural phenomenon of “cuffing season”—they’re all about individuality and self-empowerment.

Proven on the runways of trend homes together with Saint Laurent, Alaïa, and Jonathan Simkhai, cuffs regarded much less gladiator and extra Egyptian royalty. Designers are experimenting with totally different shapes, types, and scales, making the type really feel contemporary and fashionable. Stacked, oversize, or worn on the higher arm, cuffs are extra private than ever earlier than.

We’ve rounded up a couple of of our favourite cuffs presently available on the market—from natural shapes that may be worn any which solution to substantial strong metals that make a press release on the wrist. That is one cuffing season we will get behind!

Saint Laurent cuff
Wavy cuff bracelet in metallic, $1,390; Saint Laurent 
Sidney Garber cuff
Golden cuff in 14k yellow gold, $14,400; Sidney Garber
Sylvia Toledano cuff
Manchette Circulate cuff in gold, $219; Sylvia Toledano 
Alaia cuff
Fluide small cuff in brass, $780; Alaïa 
Mazarin cuff
Elephant cuff bracelet (additionally pictured at high) in 24k yellow gold with 0.8 ct. artificial diamond, $48,672; Mazarin

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