Last year’s celebrations on Dhanteras were subdued, 2020 was all about staying in and relaxing in sweats and slippers, and purchasing earrings and necklaces on an impulse, but 2021 has a fresh energy, vigour and zeal to it and many of us are ready to dress to the nines this season even if it comes with wearing a mask.
“The most awaited festival is no farther and the shopping list especially by women is never ending, and keeping that in mind we have Designed such jewelry pieces that would definitely feel like wardrobe satisfaction. This Diwali is unquestionably different from previous years, as people were locked behind closed doors last Diwali, and this time the celebration is taking place with all the prevention,” says Megha Rawat, Founder & Creative Head at Mirana Jewels.
Whether you’re layering on your jewellery or letting a statement piece shine all on its own, we bring you jewellery trends so that you start shopping for winter. Days of impulse buying and waiting for that one occasion to wear are over, it’s time to flaunt those pieces.
Bold with a choker
“During this festive season Chokers are a hot pick. Handcrafted Chokers combined with your favourite gemstones create a standout piece. Whether you pair them with a heavily embroidered attire or a low-necked sari blouse, these chokers will help you steal repeated glances at your festive soiree,”Archana Aggarwal, Jewellery Designer.
Chokers have always enjoyed a resurgence. Elegant and transformative chokers will be your best friend this season. “In the current scenario, we are experiencing an increase in demand for ancestral designs and finesse artistry among customers. Amalgamation of opulence and intricacy of Indian heritage are much liked that depict an essence of a heirloom piece passed on over years. We observed customers demanding floral Jadau set chokers with Motifs of lotus buds, peacocks and crescent with semi-precious emeralds and pearl clusters that add royal charm to chokers,” says Sunaina Ramisetty, jewellery designer at Paksha. A cascading choker is perfect for any occasion. It can be worn with formal, indo-western, and traditional outfits. A choker with intricate details and semi-precious Kempu stone accents is sure to turn heads.
Pearls are timeless and have an enchanting charm. But this year, you can choose from more unique styles than the traditional strand. You will fall in love with the classic look again if you play up your pearls in a new way. Try a different style or a square-shaped one. A single pearl bead stands out. “The best choice for this festive season is casual yet forever charming, pearl necklaces. The pearls create a luxurious look to every outfit worn with and look mesmerizing especially when styled with some festive special attire like a light weight lehenga or a sharara suit. It is an excellent combination of elegance and beauty,”Pawan Gupta is the Director of a jewellery chain.
Pearl necklaces are simple and elegant, but they add a unique touch to any outfit. Pearls add a captivating look to any outfit. It is a beautiful combination of elegance and beauty.
Layer it right
One thing that the numerous zoom calls taught us was there’s no such thing as too much jewellery. Since video calls became legitimate, layering your jewelry has been a popular trend. “With layering being in trend you can stack up your jewellery to give your outfit a glamorous and heavy look. Add a pop of colour to your outfits with pastel jewellery. And if you just want to have a minimal look, wear a heavy pair of earrings that’ll be statement enough,” says Nilofar Jacques, Anayah Jewellery.
Elegant pieces with motifs of gods or goddesses in elegant designs add a royal touch to any ensemble. You can add a modern twist to traditional temple jewellery by using elaborate and edgy designs. “Temple jewellery has made an exciting and stylish entry back in the business but not just your regular traditional type but a more versatile and edgy twist to it. Layered temple jewellery with colourful beads adds a modern spunk to your outfit,”Rohan Sharma, the Managing Director of a major jewellery chain. You could wear temple jewellery with a button-down shirt or style temple earrings with your kurta.