Summer 2017 Trends: Ruffles, Anklets, Shoulder-baring styles

May 31, 2017

Summer 2017 Trends: Ruffles, Anklets, Shoulder-baring styles

With Memorial Day weekend behind us, the official start to summer is finally here. Read our recap of Summer 2017 color and fashion trends to inspire your next jewelry designs.

What's trending this summer in fashion and accessories

Lots of pleats and ruffles & off-the-shoulder styles could be seen on the fashion runways according to Fashionisers. These styles are flirty, feminine, and perfect for warmer months ahead. Plus, the shoulder-baring tops and dresses let your neckline (and necklaces!) take center stage.
Anklet wraps are trending chunky, not dainty this season Elle forecasts.
White dresses and pink hues are on point for summer, as reported by Cosmo
  • Colleen and Sue have restocked their shelves with new crystals, pearls, gemstones, and glass beads in these two colors and more. Shop our collection of beads in the online shop!

     off-the-shoulder summer styles 2017 Ruffles on the runway white summer dresses

    Pantone's Spring Summer 2017 color palette

    A Mixture of Vitality, Relaxation and the Great Outdoors

    "From colors that are bright and vivid to those that convey a sense of earthiness, our top 10 colors for spring 2017 are reminiscent of the hues that surround us in nature," Pantone's Color Intelligence team reports.

     Pantone Spring Summer 2017

    Which color combinations inspire you? Drop by the Bead Gallery to browse the latest collection of beads, charms, and cords for your summertime creations. This time of year "anything goes" and the creative possibilities are endless.




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