Do we all agree that the top button MUST be buttoned? Yes, okay good. But now, how do we wear necklaces??! Collared shirts are always a bit tricky with necklaces – usually the necklace falls inside the collar on your skin. If you want to button up your oxford a bigger necklace worn almost like a bow tie works well. I thought this red tuxedo blazer and pressed shirt combo was a good palette to show how I wear a necklace with a high, buttoned up collar.
Amazing cooper “waterfall” necklace by Xenia Mara. This piece is sooooo fabulous. It works with literally everything (believe it or not!). I love this necklace with just an athletic grey v-neck t-shirt, as much as with a silk cocktail dress a la Helmut Lang. The chains reach all the way to your belly button (can I say button one more time in this post!?) and so I thought it would be cool to button (there I go again!) up the blazer too. The necklace then disappears within the blazer.
Crocheted sterling silver and cotton thread necklace by Venessa Arizaga. Evil doily or spider web? Either way – yes!
I cannot stop wearing my MOSCOT frames. They have become an essential in my fall wardrobe.
I chose the Pamela Love arrowhead necklace to show a more delicate look with a buttoned collar. This works because the pendant has some weight. It can’t be too delicate or the collar will be too strong. The necklace also has to be over 18″ long.
I stuck with the arrowhead necklace to wear all day and paired it with dramatic earrings that play off the crude/organic vibe of the necklace. These earrings are so unique! They are made by Karazi Design, a new artist to Hitchcock Madrona. I need to do a proper post on her work but for now check out these hand-carved antler (traditional Balinese design) earrings set in gold plated sterling silver. Obsessed!
Sterling silver spine ring by Michael Spirito (middle finger) and sterling silver, moonstone and pink tourmaline snake ring also by Michael Spirito.
Let me see your top button and statement necklace combinations – post photos on our Facebook page!
We’re starting 2012 off with a bang and can’t wait to share it with you, our loyal customers. Come see the biggest preview of new designs and product categories we’ve ever had to date.
Winter scarves are back – a little late, yes, but so was the snow so they’re just in time to add that extra warmth. New jewelry lines include Michael Spirito and Venessa Arizaga, both New York City-based designers. Their clients include some of the world’s most stylish celebrities.
We’re also receiving the latest collection from one our favorite and consistent lines, Iosselliani of Rome, Italy. Trust us, you will not be disappointed!
Lastly, new original designs by hitchcock Madrona Jewelry (aka Erica and Dustin). Our recent trip to India left us nothing less than inspired.
Come by to preview, shop, have a glass of champagne – or all of the above.
hitchcock Madrona 2012 Product Preview Party Saturday, February 4th, 5pm – 7pm champagne and wine served.
HOPE TO SEE EVERYONE ON SATURDAY! Bring friends!