The Chic Sportswear LookWritten by Estate Jewelry International
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Remember for your sportswear look to take on that chic look you've got to stay focused from head to toe. So this season wear those casual sportswear seperates and maintain your chic look!
The Dazzling RhinestoneWritten by Estate Jewelry International
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During 1920s fashions were rapidly changing. Dresses had gone from fitted to a looser more comfortable style. Two distinct styles occurred during this era – feminine style and androgynous style. Jewelry from 1920s drew on art deco period. The majority of rhinestone jewelry was made with clear rhinestones. As 1920s moved jewelry once again became bolder. Dramatic color was in style. Designer Coco Chanel was an integral figure in setting stage for jewelry of this era. During 1930s during depression labor intensive fashion was no longer feasible. While world was in turmoil, jewelry represented an affordable comfort to many women. Inexpensive costume jewelry could be used to revitalize an old outfit. The industry began to produce bright colored enamel pieces accented with rhinestones. Dogs, birds, or cats with a rhinestone eye were common place. The jewelry during 1940s once again became big and bold with rhinestones being produced in every imaginable color, large stones set on large bold settings was norm. By 1950s there were two very distinct looks – elegant and sophisticated for more mature woman, and casual and fun for younger woman. The 1950s saw jewelry made completely from rhinestones. For younger woman were flirty pieces, for older woman sophisticated elegance. Rhinestone parures became extremely popular. In 1953 aurora borealis rhinestone was introduced to market with its fabulous array of color. It was an instant hit! By 1960s women were wearing very functional clothing. By late 1960s hippie fashions were extremely popular with their roots tied to Mother Nature. Tie dyed shirts, long flowing skirts, frayed jeans were everywhere. This generation had no interest in rhinestone jewelry. By mid 1970s punk look had been born and rhinestone was revitalized. It was disco movement brought rhinestone back to center stage. The disco movement turned into club movement during 1980s and rhinestone jewelry continued to gain popularity. Since 1970s rhinestone have remained main stream in jewelry world. They continue to gain popularity and today there is a style to suit almost every ones needs. There is rhinestone jewelry which is perfect for a bride, rhinestone jewelry for a prom girl, rhinestone jewelry for young and fun crowd, business woman, sophisticated woman, and mature woman. Beautiful pieces of rhinestone jewelry adorn almost every woman’s accessories. If trends are an indication of rhinestones future, it appears to have a vibrant healthy life ahead of it. Pleasing for most woman with a fashion sense who instantly recognize value and beauty of rhinestones!
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